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Motivation is a bit of a mystery. Getting motivated for exercise can seem impossible. Workouts wind up on the bottom of the to-do-list. We know physical activity is important, but we often put movement off until tomorrow. The secret is to learn what it is that really motivates YOU and those around you, including your family and friends and who can help you stay motivated. Learn how to gamify movement in your life! You will gain tips that can be used in all parts of your life. Maggie Downie is an inspirational speaker, instructor and author. She is a certified Pilates teacher, owner of Pilates Euphoria and has worked extensively with people suffering from pain. Program is Virtual using the Zoom platform.

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This FREE presentation is provided by a Certified CHOICES Counselor from Senior Resources Agency on Aging. No insurance will be sold.

Session includes: • Medicare Parts A, B, C and D • Supplemental Plans • Enrollment • Various Medicare Options • Making Medicare Affordable - Medicare Financial Assistance Programs

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The physicians of Vein Centers of Connecticut will host a zoom information session. Presentation will provide information on all aspects of wellness and healthy lifestyle relating to vein diseases. The topics would include, but not be limited to: • Risk factors for vein disease • Diagnosis of vein disease • Treatment of vein disease (including newest technologies, a non- thermal Vena Seal Procedure) • Insurance coverage for treatment. This is a great opportunity to discuss this condition in more detail as well as change common misconceptions associated with symptoms of vein disease.

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The Senior Centers of West Hartford present this monthly series is based on the Pulitzer Prize Winning book by Jon Meacham, "The Soul of America" The Battle for our Better Angels. We can better understand the present moment in American politics and life by looking back at critical times in our history when hope overcame division and fear. Through fun moments together this group will enjoy laughter, discussion and learning overflowing from the heart of a dynamic teacher and presenter: Ric Hanse.

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Turning 65? Just moved to CT? Dropping Employer or Retiree Health Insurance? Under 65 but on SS Disability? If any of these situations apply to you or a loved one, find out how to enroll in Medicare and how to fill the payment gaps Medicare leaves with Medicare Supplements or Advantage Plans. All you need to know...made easy to understand.

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Do you know what sepsis is and why it's so important? Join us for a presentation on the basics, what the signs are to look for, how to prevent it, and ensure that TIME is on your side to help save lives from sepsis. Presented by Nicholas Arsenault, Transitional Care Nurse, Virtual Health Series

co-sponsored by Hartford HealthCare Center for Healthy Aging.

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The Senior Centers of West Hartford are proud to announce their 2nd performance in our Virtual Music Concert Series. Concert is will be Live Music Streamed from the Chapel at Atria Hamilton Heights.

October 7, 2020- 1:00pm - Airborne Jazz Trio -High octane performance with a variety of songs from Jazz to Caribbean to Motown. Performances is FREE and co-sponsored by Atria Hamilton Heights.

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Historical Hartford-Hartford's Department Stores-We'll explore the buildings of Wise-Smith (later Korvettes); the Cheney building (once home of Brown-Thomson), Sage-Allen, and, of course, the various homes of G. Fox in downtown Hartford.

Co-sponsored by Brookdale Chatfield.

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October 11, 1:00pm-From Broadway to Opera-Irving Berlin: From Shtetl life to Broadway Legend-Josh Ritter's presentation highlights some of Irving Berlin's greatest contributions to American music. It features images of Irving Berlin's sheet music from the Janice Grower Sheet Music Collection and other Irving Berlin related media from Goodspeed's Scherer Library of Musical Theatre. Co-sponsored by The Residence at Brookside.

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October 13, 6:00pm-What Do You Do When Mom or Dad Can No Longer Drive?-One solution in Central CT is ITNCentralCT. Learn about this nonprofit transportation network serving seniors as well as adults with visual impairments. ITNCentralCT Executive Director Kevin Farmer will describe the organization's history and services and will share stories of riders and drivers. We are neighbors helping neighbors - friendly, helpful, engaged volunteer drivers providing safe, reliable transportation any time, for any reason!

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