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Programs and Activities

The Senior Center provides a full range of activities. Programs are designed to respond to a broad spectrum of interest and needs.

Community Health and Wellness Center

 

The purpose of the Community Health and Wellness Center is to provide accurate educational health information, screenings and activities for seniors and their families. The target area is healthy aging through programs that address: Alzheimer’s and Dementia; Balance and Fall Prevention; Cancer Awareness; Diabetes; Flu Prevention and Annual Flu Clinic; Heart Health & Stoke Prevention and Lyme Disease.

Our expanded health programs, classes and screenings include partnerships with:

  • Alzheimer’s Association
  • Connecticut Community Foundation
  • New Milford Health Department
  • New Milford Hospital
  • New Milford Visiting Nurse Association
  • Yoga classes
  • Tai Chi classes
  • Bi-weekly exercise class

Education/Information Programs & Classes

 

  • AARP Income Tax Assistance
  • AARP Safe Driving Classes
  • Ask An Attorney
  • Counselors; Roundtables and Coffee Hour
  • History Programs with the New Milford Historical Society
  • Legal Talks with Elder Law Attorneys
  • Senior Safety Events with TRIAD
  • Weather Programs
  • "Never Stop Learning" Series

Social & Recreational Programs

  • Book Discussion Group 
  • Bocce
  • Breakfasts & Luncheons
  • Bridge
  • Carving
  • Cross generational programs with New Milford Students
  • Hobby Groups
  • Holiday Parties
  • Mah Jongg
  • Monthly Birthday Parties
  • Musical Programs
  • Open Floor Dance
  • Quilting
  • Scrabble
  • Sing-a-longs and Karaoke
  • Storytime with the Children’s Center
  • Trips (Day and Stay-over)
  • Weekly and Monthly Bingo games
  • Wii Bowling

Classes

  • AARP Driver Safety
  • Art Classes
  • Computer Classes
  • Dramatic Arts
  • Line Dancing
  • Strength and Balance: Exercise with Kathy
  • Tai Chi 
  • Yoga and Chair Yoga
  • Zumba Gold
  • Photography and Videography

Support Groups

  • Alzheimer's Couples Social Group
  • Visually Impaired Persons (VIP) Support Group
  • Living Without A Partner 
  • Caregiver's Support Group
  • Healthy Spirit, Healthy Life!
  • When You're a Parent ...Again - Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Support Group