March 5, 2015Colon Cancer Awareness - March

January 3, 2015The Facts About Ebola By Connecticut Department of
Public Health

January 3, 2015Red Cross- Preparing To Go To A Shelter- Deaf and Hard of Hearing

May 9, 2014Aging Mastery Program

We are all aging. Why not master it! The Newington Senior and Disabled Center is enrolling students 50+ in the groundbreaking Aging Mastery Program. An expert panel of speakers will cover topics critical to aging well including sleep, nutrition, physical activity, advance planning, disease prevention over eight weeks. Students will set goals, create action plans and track progress to better health. As you achieve healthy aging goals, you will accumulate points that can be redeemed for real prizes like gift cards and free classes! The program, created by the National Council on Aging, meets each Monday at 10:30 a.m. for eight weeks beginning May 5, 2014. Call (860) 665-8778 to enroll today!!!

The Cridders

The good number of audience from far and near came to see the two-day performances, A “Thank You” to Roberts Theatre…3 Years! by The CRIDDERS at the Roberts Theatre in West Hartford, Connecticut on Saturday, March 15th at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, March 16th at 2:30 p.m. The performers recalled their 35-year memories of their favorite songs, music and skits in sign language directed by Leslie Warren, Artistic Director. The CRIDDERS started in 1979 after the Connecticut Registry of the Deaf (CRID) hosted the national conference for the interpreters of the Deaf in Hartford, and the CRIDDERS gave their first performance so many loved it very much. The CRIDDERS decided to continue this special entertainment for deaf and hearing people for 35 years.

The Connecticut Retirement Colony (CRC) was selling the sweets and drinks during the performance intermission to raise the funds for the purchase of the school building to convert it into the apartments for deaf elders. Ed Frith helped Jim Pedersen and Michael Fiorino at the CRIDDERS on Saturday along with MaryAnn Corson. During the Sunday intermission Sue and Jim Pedersen, Michael Fiorino and Shirley Desrosier worked together selling candies and water.

Everyone always went home enjoying the CRIDDERS performances with their happy faces.

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September 17, 2014

National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

The National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day aims to provide a safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposing of prescription drugs.

During the last decade Americans have turned in more than 4.1 million pounds—more than 2,100 tons—of pills.

This is important because it has been reported that 6.8 million Americans have abused prescription drugs in recent years and the number of accidental poisonings and overdoses due to these drugs has risen. Studies have revealed more than 54 percent of people who abuse prescription pain relievers got them through friends or relatives, a statistic that includes raiding the family medicine cabinet.

In addition, Americans are now advised that their usual methods for disposing of unused medicines—flushing them down the toilet or throwing them in the trash—both pose potential safety and health hazards.

So Join your neighbor on Friday, September 27, 2014
10AM to 2PM

In our area you can bring your old pills for safe disposal to the address below.

CSP Troop C / Ellington Resident Trooper Office - 33 Arbor Way - Ellington, CT

If you don't see a location close to you call 1-800- 882- 9539 or click the link below. (The DEA cannot accept liquids or needles, only pills or patches.) The service is free and anonymous, no questions asked.
Click here

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State Senator Tony Guglielmo
300 Capitol Avenue
Hartford, CT 06106

April 1, 2014The Best Senior Citizen Discounts

See the table, click here.

Are you making the most of your money?  It’s free and easy to find out.

Many adults over 55 need help making ends meet, but may not know where to find resources that can help. EconomicCheckUp asks a series of questions to help identify benefits that could save you money, find ways to cut expenses and develop a concrete plan to achieve greater economic security. The type of help available through EconomicCheckUp includes: Money management & budgeting; Housing; Health; Employment & training; Debt & credit management.

EconomicCheckUp is a service of the National Council on Aging (NCOA), a nonprofit service and advocacy organization in Washington, DC. For a limited time, the Newington Senior and Disabled Center will offer free screenings to adults over 55. Answer a few simple questions and learn how you can better manage your budget, save money, and set financial goals. It’s free, confidential, and from a trusted source--the nonprofit National Council on Aging.

To make an appointment for your EconomicCheckUp
contact the Senior and Disabled Center at
(860) 665-8778

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January 18, 2016