Senior listings, starting Sept. 16

FRIDAY, SEPT. 16

PLAINVILLE

HAVE YOU BEEN DIAGNOSED WITH VERTIGO? 10 a.m. Better understand the causes of vertigo. Plainville Senior Center, 200 East St., Plainville. Register. (860) 747-5728.

SEPT. 20-OCT. 25

PLAINVILLE

LIVE WELL PROGRAM/ CHRONIC DISEASE SELF-MANAGEMENT. Tuesdays, 1 to 2 p.m. Life can be a challenge for those with chronic diseases and conditions. Plainville Senior Center, 200 East St., Plainville. Register. Free. (860) 747-5728.

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 21

BRISTOL

ELDER ABUSE. Sponsored by Advocates for Bristol Seniors, Inc. Lisa Scott of the Elder Abuse Division of the Connecticut Social Services Department will present a program that includes legal definitions of physical abuse, mental abuse, financial abuse, abuse from paid caregivers in the home, abuse from family caregivers, and other areas of elder abuse. Bristol Senior Center, 240 Stafford Ave., Bristol. Free. Reservations required. (860) 584-7895.

THURSDAY, SEPT. 22

PLAINVILLE

MAKING THE MOST OF YOUR DOCTOR’S APPOINTMENT. 10 a.m. Heather Hitchcock of Hartford Health Care Senior Services will cover topics such as: How to be a partner with your doctor; how to get ready for an appointment; important things to bring to your doctor appointment; etc. Plainville Senior Center, 200 East St., Plainville. Register. Free. (860) 747-5728.

SATURDAY, SEPT. 24

SOUTHINGTON

OPEN HOUSE AT THE ORCHARDS. Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Independent and assisted living community. The Orchards, 34 Hobart St., Southington. (860) 628-5656. SouthingtonOrchards.org

TUESDAY, OCT. 4

PLAINVILLE

VETERAN’S COFFEE HOUR. 10:30 a.m. Veterans can learn about benefits, entitlements and services, aid and attendance, service connected disabilities and means testing, presumptive diseases, missing military medals, and the Connecticut medal, military burial/military honors, other services or issues. Conducted by Wayne Rioux, a veteran’s liaison for Hartford HealthCare at Home. For all veterans over 60 and their spouses. Plainville Senior Citizens Center, 200 East St., Plainvlle. Call (860) 747-5728 so refreshments can be planned. Held the first Tuesday of each month. Nov. 1, and Dec. 6.

ONGOING

PLAINVILLE

QUESTIONS FOR THE SOCIAL WORKER. 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Have questions answered about Medicare, Medicaid, Medicare Savings Programs, housing options, etc. Plainville Senior Citizens Center, 200 East St., Plainville. No pre-registration needed. No question too small.seniors