Upcoming Special Events:
Frauds and Scams
Tuesday, June 18, 1:00PM
John Creagh, a retired insurance agent, will discuss some of the most prevalent scams and fraud schemes. Unfortunately, we are hearing about new and different scams with increasing frequency. John will review phone, email, website, and other types of scams. This presentation is a product of research and information gathered by volunteers at the New Hampshire office of AARP. John is a long time resident of the Upper Valley.
2nd Annual Staff Appreciation
Tuesday, June 25, 2013, 12 Noon
Join the fun and share your favorite dish, salad, or dessert at this once a year special event to show the TSC staff how much they’re appreciated. Sign-up requested. Coordinated by Dick & Bonnie Atwood & Jane Soule. Please make a lunch donation if you can’t make a dish to share.
at the New London Barn Playhouse
Wednesday, June 26, 2:00 Matinee
(depart on TSC van at 12:30PM)
This family classic is the story of a con man, Harold Hill, whose plans backfire when beautiful Marian the Librarian teaches him a lesson in music, andin love. The show features “76 Trombones”, “Til There Was You”, and“Trouble”, among other favorites.
Cost: $30.00 (includes gas donation) Sign-up deadline is June 12th.
Note: Please let us know if you plan to eat lunch at the Senior Center, so we can serve you earlier. We will stop for ice cream on the way home.
Mark van Gulden and Kathleen Dolan
Perform on Birthday Day
Thursday, June 27, 1:00PM
Mark is a freelance jazz musician who enjoys entertaining groups with his repertoire of music, including popular tunes from the 30’s, 40’s, to the present. Mark plays the piano, vibraphone, and the ukulele. Kathleen accompanies him on the flute. This musical duo encourages their audiences to sing-a-long with them!
ONGOING PROGRAMS & CLASSES
CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP
Ongoing, on the third Wednesday of each month, 12:30 - 1:30 PM
Support and education can make a critical difference for family members and caregivers of patients with memory loss or disorders such as Alzheimer’s. Please join our confidential monthly support group (with complimentary lunch) and share ideas, concerns, and constructive feedback with others facing similar challenges.
Heart to Heart
Friday, June 14, 1pm
If you’ve missed
Remember When and Talk and Listen, we have a new discussion group, called “Heart to Heart.” Heart to Heart is facilitated by Katrin Tchana and meets on the second Friday of every month.
In “Heart to Heart” we will take a look at the different pieces of our lives, like a jigsaw puzzle, and think about how they fit together to make up the big picture. ome share how your experiences of friendship have shaped your life, and listen to what they have meant for other people. We look forward to hearing your stories! Everyone is welcome.
Chair Massages at the Thompson
10:00am to noon, Wednesdays
Beat the winter blues with a relaxing chair massage. Licensed massage therapists will be available at the Thompson three times each month (on the1st, 2nd, and 4th Wednesday of each month. Reminder: Foot Care Clinic with Mary Wood is on the 3rd Wednesday). The benefits of having a massage on a regular basis are numerous. See for yourself!
Please call in advance to schedule your 20 minute massage.
Cost: 20 minute massage/$20.00
NEW! Brain Fitness Classes
You have the power to improve your brain!
Neuroscientists have discovered that adults’ brains are constantly changing, growing new neurons and connections, and cognitive training produces proven benefits. Clinical trials have shown that brain exercises can improve overall brain functioning and help prevent the onset of brain disorders and memory impairment. Join Sara Smith, a lover of games and brain fitness exercises, each Wednesday for a variety of fun and challenging brain games and exercises. The brain is like any other muscle, use it, or lose it.
Cost: $3.00 per class (includes handouts and exercises you can do at home)
10:15 AM - Noon
In this informal group, we encourage one another as we record stories that may otherwise be lost or forgotten. Each person has an opportunity to read aloud one to two pages each week often triggering group memories and lively discussion. No pressure… reading is optional!
Strength & Fitness
Weekly classes, Monday, Tuesday & Thursday
9 to 10:00AM
This popular class is led by certified fitness instructor and personal trainer, Liz Hatfield. Liz incorporates aerobic, stretching, strength and weight bearing exercises. The benefits of these exercises include bone building, balance, and overall coordination.
Cost: $3.00/class or 12 classes for $30 on a punch card.
For Total Wellness - Call for Summer Classes
Tai Chi helps reduce the symptoms of diabetes, arthritis, fibromyalgia, joint pain and stiffness, as well as depression. Tai Chi movements also help with body coordination, muscle tone, balance, concentration, and stress reduction.
Tai Chi for Beginners (B),
This class will learn the form known as “Tai Chi for Arthritis”; designed by a doctor and based on the Sun style Tai Chi. The form is easy to learn and is appropriate for beginners and those needing review.
Tai Chi for Continuing Students (CS),
This class will continue to practice parts one and two of Tai Chi for arthritis and begin to learn Yang 24, the most popular Tai Chi form in the world.
For more information, contact instructor Anne Bower at: 802 457-2877;firstname.lastname@example.org; or viewwww.annebower.com.
Cost: $30.00 (six classes) Try one class for free!
Italian Study Group
Thursdays, 10:30 AM - Noon
Cost:$33.00 (for 3 classes), $11/per class
Instructor: Evangeline Monroe
In this study group we will focus on building comprehension and fluency. All levels of fluency are welcome. Evangeline is a retired Foreign Service officer who reported on Italian politics while serving at the U.S. Embassy in Rome from 1989 to 1991.
Foot Care Clinic
with Mary Wood
Monthly, 9 am - 2:30 pm,
on the 2nd Friday & 3rd Wednesday
Mary Wood, our wonderful retired RN runs the foot clinic. Call 457-3277 to schedule a half hour appointment with Mary between 9 - 2:30 pm on the 2nd Friday or the 3rd Wednesday of each month (see the calendar for dates). Your feet will thank you! Cost: $15
Wellness Clinic &
Blood Pressure Screenings
Every 4th Tuesday
10:00 AM - Noon
Wellness clinics (blood pressure, glucose, cholesterol screenings) with Michelle Chiesa, RN, Visiting Nurse and Hospice of Vermont and New Hampshire will be held on the 4th Tuesday of each month from 10-noon.
Tai Chi with Anne Bower
Tea at the Jackson House