Lapham Center Holidays
February 20 — President’s Day
Good Friday, April 14
Memorial Day, May 29
If New Canaan schools close for weather, we will close.
If they delay, call Lapham after 8 a.m. or check our
website to find out what classes will be held. Other
than weather, we do not follow the NCPS calendar.
Welcome to Lapham Center
This Spring Newsletter is posted here and is available for pick up at the Center. Send us your email address if you want to get information on classes not in the newsletter or know when the newsletter is posted online.
Registration is going on now and will continue until classes are filled. For most classes you can register online or call us with a credit card. Please register for all activities, including free ones.
All adult New Canaan residents (not just seniors!) are welcome to take classes and participate in other activities at Lapham. There is no membership fee or requirement beyond town residency and the ability to participate.
Check out the upcoming activities below and give us a call at 203-594-3620 if you want to attend.
Talk with Author Janet Barrett, Wednesday, March 29, 1:30 p.m., FreeRead more
They Called Her Reckless is the story of a courageous warhorse named Reckless who saved Marine lives, raised spirits and won the love and respect of all who worked with her during the Korean War. Hear her exploits from the woman who wrote the book.
Free Medicare Counseling, Wednesday, March 29 by appointment (call 203-594-3620)Read more
Trained Medicare counselors will assist people who are new to Medicare and those who have Medicare questions or problems.
Predicting Your Longevity, rescheduled to Thursday, March 30, 10:30 a.m., FreeRead more
Marilyn Fuller, RN from Visiting Nurse & Hospice of Fairfield County, will discuss using lifestyle tools that will enable you to identify areas in your life that can affect how long and how well you will live. She will talk about finding balance in your life, making optimal food and lifestyle choices, and other simple changes that may help you put more time in your hourglass.
Get Your Affairs in Order, Thursday, March 30, 2 p.m., FreeRead more
John Lesko, Director of Advance Planning for the Hoyt Funeral Homes, along with eldercare attorney Michele Bertrano, will discuss pre-planning a funeral or cremation to ensure that your wishes are carried and so that your family doesn’t have to make difficult decisions at an upsetting time.
Resources for Seniors in New Canaan, Wednesday, April 5, 12-1 p.m., Lunch included, FreeRead more
Come for lunch and an informal conversation on the resources available to Seniors in New Canaan. Learn something new and share your thoughts on what other services would be useful. Presented by Staying Put in New Canaan and Lapham Center; RSVP to 203-594-3620.
Yale Mammogram Van at Lapham, Tuesday, April 18 by appointment (call 203-594-3620)Read more
Get your mammogram at the conveniently located Yale-New Haven Hospital’s digital mammography van. You must be aged 40+ with no known breast problems or implants, and no mammogram for at least one year. Women who are not insured but have a doctor can get a mammogram. Those who are uninsured without a doctor should call us. Bring your insurance/Medicare/Medicaid card to your appointment.
AARP Driver Safety, Tuesday, April 18, 8:45 a.m.-1 p.m.,$15/$20Read more
This classroom program will give you valuable driving tips and a state-mandated reduction on your car insurance of at least 5% for two years. Call 203-594-3620 to register.
Hands Only CPR with NC Volunteer Ambulance Corps, Thursday, April 27, noon, FreeRead more
Learn the Hands Only CPR method which could held you save the life of a heart attack victim. You will also get defibrillator training. This will be a well-spent hour as Hands Only CPR can double or triple a victim’s chance of survival. Register by calling 203-594-3620.