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Staying Put in New Canaan

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Staying Put in New Canaan is a 501(c)(3) non-profit volunteer-supported organization dedicated to giving our seniors the practical means and social support to live their lives to the fullest, safely and confidently, in the New Canaan community.

Dear Staying Put Members and friends:

Please let us know if you need a ride to our events and make a reservation with us so we can plan for rides and food: 203-966-7762.

Barb, Donna, Cathy and Kathy

Fairfield Giving Day Staying Put was the #1 nonprofit in New Canaan for dollars raised during the March 5th FCCF Giving Day! Thanks to all of you who donated and supported our campaign so that we can continue to keep our seniors happy, socialized and safe in their homes in New Canaan. Way to go SP!

More Upcoming Events

Sunday, May 17
2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Mondays, May 4, 11, 18 at 1 pm: Go-Go Fit Walk
Meet at Staying Put parking lot and enjoy a 30-minute walk around Mead Park with friends old and new. No RSVP necessary.

Wed., May 6, 5:00 p.m: "Dementia: A Primer for Families and Caregivers,"
New Canaan Library, Lamb Room. Hosted by the Alliance of Business Professionals and Staying Put in New Canaan. Panelists: Stephen Jones, MD, Head of the Center for Healthy Aging; Tania Paparazzo, Director, Alzheimer's Association of CT; Michelle Lee Beltrano, Elder Care Attorney and Kathleen Toombs, Family Therapist. Four experts will provide information on the different types of dementia, practical strategies for supporting those with memory loss, how to adjust the expectations of the entire family and legal aspects of planning for the future. Refreshments. Free. RSVP.

Fri., May 8, 5 p.m. - 7 p.m: Members Art Show
Opening Reception, Staying Put. Come view artwork by many of our talented members. Refreshments. Free. Interested artists, see entry form.

Also recommended in the community:
  • Stamford Hospital Med-Ed Lecture Series, New Canaan Library. Come hear medical experts discuss their specialties in layman's terms.
    • Tues., May 5: "Dermatology: How to Protect Your Skin" with Dr. Omar Ibrahimi
    • Tues., May 12: "Orthopedics: Joint Replacement Surgery" with Dr. Corinne Van Beek
    • Tues., May 19: "Cardiology: How the Heart Functions" with Dr. Evelyn Cusak
    • Tues., May 26: "Pulmonary: Every Breath You Take" with Dr. Michael Bernstein
  • All programs are on Tuesdays at 6:30 pm. Free. RSVP to the Library at 594-5000.

  • Friday Coffee Hour, 11 a.m., Lapham. Melba Neville from Human Services will talk about Health, Humor and History along with coffee and goodies. Free. RSVP.

  • Thursdays, 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m: The Nurse is In! Lapham. Stop by any Thursday to have your blood pressure checked by Robin Boccuzzi, Town Nurse.

  • Ask the Attorney and Ask the Accountant, Lapham. Attorneys Michael Nedder or Michele Gartland of Nedder and Associates, LLC will answer questions about powers of attorney, trusts, will guardianships, living wills, IRA custodianships and more. Accountant Edward Granelli, CPA, will answer your financial questions. One Tuesday a month they will come to Lapham so please call for an appointment (203) 594-3620. Free.

Please come join us and the terrific company of your fellow seniors in New Canaan. Call 203-966-7762 for reservations or rides.

Barb, Donna, Cathy and Kathy

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