Senior Center Programs

Senior Center Programs

The Cheshire Senior Center, 240 Maple Ave., is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information, call (203) 272-8286. Transportation is available upon request by calling (203) 272-0047.

Parkinson Disease Lunch and Learn – Monday, Jan. 13, at 11:30 a.m. Learn about the impact of exercise and nutrition on Parkinson Disease. Presented by Dr. Michelle Lavallee-Dagostine. Sponsored by Hartford HealthCare and the American Parkinson Disease Association. Registration was required by Jan. 7.

Trip Presentation – Monday, Jan. 13, at 1 p.m. Learn all about trips being offered by the Senior Travel Club, the Transportation Department and the Cheshire Senior Center Travel Program. Registration is appreciated.

Blood Pressure Screenings – Tuesday, Jan. 14, from 1 to 2:30 p.m., in the Senior Center Nurse’s Office. Courtesy of Cheshire Regional Rehab Center. 

Visit with State Senator Mary Abrams – Tuesday, Jan. 14, at 2 p.m. Senator Mary Abrams will be at the Senior Center to chat with members during the 2 p.m. refreshment break. Stop by and say hello — no registration is necessary.

Tech Thursday – First and third Thursdays (Jan. 16) of the month, from 10 a.m. to noon. A Cheshire Library staff member will provide one-on-one assistance with tech devices. First come, first served — no appointment required. 

Whist – Thursday, Jan. 16. Arrive at 12:30 p.m. Game starts at 12:45 p.m. Call the Senior Center at (203) 272-8286 for individual or group registration. Walk-ins will be accommodated if space allows. Fee to play is $3.

Sit Down with Stefanie Theroux – Friday, Jan. 17, at 10:30 a.m. All are invited to this “informal” meeting at which Stefanie hopes to answer any questions regarding the Senior Center. 

Veterans’ Coffee House – Tuesday, Jan. 21, from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Call (203) 272-8286 for additional information.

Cheshire Readers Book Club – Tuesday, Jan. 21, from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Discussion of “A Gentleman in Moscow” by Amor Towles. Group now meets in the Card Room. 

Blood Pressure Screenings – Tuesday, Jan. 21, from 1 to 2:30 p.m., in the Nurse’s Office of the Senior Center. Courtesy of Saint Mary’s Hospital.

Financial Workshop: Common Financial Mistakes Made By Baby Boomers Today – Thursday, Jan. 23, at 1 p.m. Presented by Dan Perreault of Toomy Investment Management, Inc. Registration is required by Tuesday, Jan. 21.

The Cheshire Sherlock Holmes Society – Thursday, Jan. 23, 1 p.m. Please read “The Adventures of the Dying Detective.” New members are always welcome. Any questions, email Andy at 

AARP Safe Driving Course – Monday, Jan. 27, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Cost is $15 for AARP members, $20 for non-AARP members. Pre-register with payment by check or money order only, payable to AARP.

Photo ID – Call the office at (203) 272-8286 for information.

Cognitive Screening – Monday, Jan. 27, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sponsored by Hartford HealthCare at Home. Screenings are done at 30-minute intervals. Registration is required. Call (203) 272-8286 to schedule an appointment.

Nutrition and Exercise – Monday, Jan. 27, at 1 p.m. Learn how nutrition and exercise go hand in hand to help you lose weight and lead a healthy, active adult life. Presented by Linda Craig of Always Best Care Senior Services. Registration is required by Thursday, Jan. 23. 

Ask the Probate Judge – Tuesday, Jan. 28, from 10 to 11 a.m. Informal roundtable with Judge Matt Jalowiec. Registration is requested, but walk-ins are welcome.

Blood Pressure Screenings – Tuesday, Jan. 28, from 1 to 2:30 p.m., in the Nurse’s Office of the Senior Center. Courtesy of Hartford HomeCare.

Movie Matinee: “Downton Abbey” – Thursday, Jan. 30, at 1 p.m. Rated PG. Running time: 2 hours, 2 minutes. Registration is required by Tuesday, Jan. 28.


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