September is National Senior Center Month! At the six-month point of this pandemic, the Cheshire Senior Center continues to explore new and creative ways to stay connected with its members and the community, and values your input. What are your concerns? What would prevent you from returning to the Senior Center once on-site activities resume? Please complete the member survey in the September newsletter and return it by mail or by using the drop box at the Senior Center, 240 Maple Ave.
The Energy Assistance Program began on Sept. 8. Call Kristen
Although the building remains locked, the Senior Center has many online program opportunities. Updates are posted regularly on the Cheshire Senior Center Facebook page.
Maintaining Lung Health During the COVID-19 Pandemic – Today, Sept. 24, at 10:30 a.m. Presented via Zoom by Gaylord Specialty Healthcare in partnership with Chesprocott Health District, this program will include an overview of COPD and other chronic lung conditions, medication discussion, tips to help during this pandemic, and a question-and-answer period. Call (203) 272-8286 or email email@example.com to register.
Chesprocott Drive-thru Flu Clinic – Thursday, Oct. 1, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the First Congregational Church, 111 Church Dr., across from Town Hall.
Ongoing Weekly Trail Walks – Now that the cooler weather is here, join members of the local Senior Community for a walk on the Farmington Canal Linear Trail in Cheshire or the Quinnipiac Trail in South Meriden. Walking is a wonderful way for older adults to stay physically and mentally active. For more information, call Marge at (203) 272-3316.
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The Cheshire Senior Center offers transportation for Cheshire medical appointments, grocery shopping and pharmacy visits, and also out-of-town medical appointments scheduled between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. on the days listed on the following schedule:
Mondays – Meriden
Tuesdays – North Haven and Hamden
Wednesdays – Wallingford
Thursdays – New Haven
Fridays – Southington
Call for ride availability within one week of appointment.
Dial-A-Ride is available on Fridays for the Waterbury area.