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ACCESSING YOUR MEDICARD, MEDICARE, AND VETERANS' BENEFITS
with Ann Marie Rustic
Will your Medicare and/or Veterans' benefits ensure that your heath care needs are covered and met? When is the ideal time to consider and apply for Medicare Benefits? This discussion will tap into the various health care and home care financial programs available to Seniors ans they face their "Golden Years."
1 Session - September 26, 2018, 6:30-8:30 p.m., $22.00
with Omar Nouchkioui
Wednesdays- Starting September 26, 2018, 6:30-8:30 p.m., SHS/E254
This course is an introduction to the standard Arabic language and the culture. Participants will learn the alphabet, basic grammar, and coversational Arabic.
ASSET PROTECTION, TITLE 19 AND LONG-TERM STRATEGIES
with Amy Orlando, LLC
1 Session November 14, 2018, 6:00-8:00 p.m.
1 Session March 13, 2019, 6:00-8:00 p.m.
If you or a loved one needs long-term care, will you lose your house and all of your assets to the nursing home or to the state? You don't have to! Learn the current Medicaid rules and asset protection strategies so you can plan ahead and preserve your assets. Strategies will be presented for both single and married individuals, of both modest and significant means.
with Ken Bell
Starting January 15, 2019, 5-7 weeks
Public boating course given by the Meriden Power Squadron. This course teaches seamanship, boat-handling, rules, use of compass, personal watercraft, etc. Additional 2- weeks will teach how to read a chart, plot courses, and take bearings. This course qualifies you to apply for a Boat Operators Certificate. Fee for course materials. Registration will be the first night.
DEMENTIA FRIENDS OF CONNECTICUT
with S. Shivers
Dementia Friends is a global movement that is changing the way people think, act, and talk about dementia. Developed by the Alzheimer's Society in the United Kingdom, the Dementia Friends movement is now spreading thorugh Connecticut. By helping everyone in a community understand what dementia is and how it affects people, each of us can make a difference for people touched by dementia.
To become a Dementia Friend, attend this one-hour information session and learn five key messages and what it's like to live with dementia. As a Dementia Friend, your new understanding and attitudes will guide the practical actions you can tak eto help someone with dementia living in your community.
1 Session: October 17, 2018, 7:00-8:15 p.m., FREE!
with A Caputo
Join the wellness movement of essential oils! Learn about the century old practices and modern scientific research behind essential oils and their unique poweres for physical, emotional, and spiritual healing. Indulge in an olfactory exploration of over a dozen primordial oils cultivated globally from Idaho to Oman, and hear all about their medicinal, household and spirtual applications. Participants will be given an opportunity to work through activity ceters creating chemical free products for household and personal use, and will leave with a collection of recipes and formulas.
The essential oil movement is happening worldwide It's a revOILution that you won't want to miss!
Holiday/Winter Activity - Wednesday, November 7, 2018, 6:00-8:00 p.m., $15.00
Spring Cleaning Activity - Tuesday, March 19, 2019, 6:00-8:00 p.m., $15.00
FINANCIAL PLANNING 101
with Ashley Upson
Failure to plan and being misinformed are major causes to financial problems. Create a fiancial strategy that includes formulating a household budget, paying down your debt, building up your credit, and why your credit score is important, saving for the future and planning for the unexpected.
1 Session, October 2, 2018, 6:00-8:00 p.m., $30.00
1 Session, February 12, 2019, 6:00-8:00 p.m.,$30.00
FORGETTING NAMES AND KEYS? IS THIS NORMAL AGING OR DEMENTIA?
with S. Shivers
October 1, 2018, 7:00-8:15 p.m., 1 session
We all have “senior” moments. At what point should we worry? Come learn about brain health, brain aging, and brain changes associated with Alzheimer’s and related dementias. Sign-up for a free memory screen. Through generous grants from the Older Americans Act and the Barnes Memorial Trust, the Alzheimer’s Resource Center will present this seminar and highlight free community services for Southington area residents.
1 Session: October 1, 2018, 7:00-8:15 p.m., FREE!