Seniors Events — Wilton Library
137 Old Ridgefield Road Wilton, CT 06897 Tel: 203-762-3950

Seniors

Alzheimer’s: Know the 10 Signs: Early Detection Matters

Thursday, Oct. 16, 7 – 8:30 p.m.
The Alzheimer’s Association’s workshop provides attendees with an understanding of the difference between age-related memory loss and Alzheimer’s and what to do if they or someone they know has signs of the disease. A video and a guided discussion led by Connecticut Alzheimer’s Association’s Tania Paparazzo, MSW, Southwestern Regional Director are part of the presentation. No charge. Co-sponsored by the CT Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association and Wilton Library. Registration recommended.

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AARP Driver Safety Class

Saturday, Oct. 18, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
The AARP Driver Safety Program is the nation’s first and largest classroom driver safety course designed especially for drivers age 50 and older. This single session, four hour course covers the normal changes in vision, hearing and reaction time associated with ageing and provides practical techniques on how to adjust to these changes, along with learning to operate vehicles more safely in today’s increasingly challenging driving environment. There are no written or driving tests – classroom only.  NY residents: please contact your insurance carrier to confirm they will accept a Connecticut State class certificate.  Registration required. Program cost: $15 for AARP members; $20 for non-members. Bring check or cash only to the session.

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Free Fiction, Films, and Fugues To Go from Wilton Library

Wednesday, Oct. 22, 1 – 2:30 p.m.
BYOD – Bring your own device and follow along as Melissa Baker demonstrates our free downloadables and streaming media.  You will learn about our downloadable eBooks (OverDrive), downloadable eMagazines (Zinio), streaming movies (IndieFlix), and streaming jazz and classical music (Naxos Music Library), all available 24/7 from Wilton Library.  There is something for everyone and hours of enjoyment for patrons with Wilton Library cards.  Presented by Wilton Library for seniors at the Senior Center, Comstock Community Center, 180 School Road, Wilton. Registration is suggested. Register on the library’s website.

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Senior Center Book Discussion: Yes, Chef

Tuesday, Oct. 28, 11 – noon.
Melissa Baker will lead a discussion of Yes, Chef by Marcus Samuelsson with Veronica Chambers.  As an adopted Ethiopian boy who grew up learning from his Swedish grandmother, his memoir is “a love letter to food and family in all its manifestation.” This group meets on the 4th Tuesday of each month from September through May, excluding December. Call the Senior Center for details and to register at (203) 834-6240. Comstock Community Center, 180 School Road, Wilton.