October 2020
Dear Staying Put Members and Friends,
        
JOIN US IN OCTOBER!

Mon., Oct. 5, 9:30 am: Zoom Men’s Coffee. Pete Stair will “host” a virtual discussion. Make your own cup of coffee and enjoy the conversation. Free. RSVP.

Thurs., Oct. 8, 1 pm: Zoom Lunch and Learn: “What the Health?” Join staff from New Canaan Library as they discuss how to find reliable health information online. Participants will have a Lunch delivered to their homes. Free. RSVP.
 
Wed., Oct. 14, 10 am: Ladies’ Coffee at Staying Put. Enjoy the fall weather at a distanced visit at Staying Put with friends. You provide the conversation while we provide the coffee and treats. Raindate: Fri., Oct. 16. Free. RSVP. (Note: new time.)
 
Thurs., Oct. 15, 11:30 am: Zoom Lunch and Learn: “Memories and Meet Up with Marcy.” Marcy Rand, Senior Services Coordinator at Human Services, will lead us on a trip down Memory Lane with a discussion of favorite childhood memories and lessons learned. Participants will have a Lunch delivered to their homes. Free. RSVP.
 
Wed., Oct. 21, 10 am: Men’s Coffee at Staying Put. Join us for some socially distanced coffee and conversation outside at Staying Put. Java and treats will be provided. Raindate: Thurs., Oct. 22. Free. RSVP. (Note: new time.)
 
Wed., Oct. 28, 12 noon: Pizza and Salad at Staying Put. Join us al fresco for a little taste of Italy in the backyard at Staying Put. Raindate: Thurs., Oct. 29. Attendance will be limited. Free. RSVP by Mon., Oct. 26.
Friday, October 30th

HAPPY HALLOWEEN!
Watch for a Goody Bag on your doorstep in the afternoon!

Please call Staying Put if you’d prefer not to be on the delivery list: 203-966-7762.





The Office will be closed Mon., Oct. 12 in observance of Columbus Day.
  
 
TIP FROM NIC: 
Lifetime Learners Institute

Lifetime Leaners Institute (LLI) is a non-profit organization of adults 50 and over. Located physically at Norwalk Community College, in the time of COVID, LLI offers classes and other programs via Zoom. Each paid course is only $30. 

The Fall 2020 session started September 21, but it is not too late to check it out. Go to the website: www.lifetimelearners.org.


IN THE COMMUNITY
Thurs., Oct. 1, 1 pm: Sign up for a special Zoom program: “Navigating CT’s Absentee Ballot Process.” Co-hosted by Lapham and the League of Women Voters, it will provide an overview of the Absentee Ballot Process and instructions on how to complete the absentee ballot form. ALL CT Residents are eligible for voting by mail. Free. Call Lapham at 203-594-3620 or email laphamcenter@newcanaanct.gov.

Sat., Oct. 3, 10 am to 1 pm: New Canaan Artisans Tent Sale at the New Canaan Farmer’s Market. The Artisans will be selling a selection of beautifully handcrafted children’ sweaters. All proceeds go to local charities. 

Fri., Oct. 16 & Sat., Oct. 17: 35th Annual Rotary Lobsterfest. The Rotary’s traditional Lobster dinner (plus chicken and salmon options) will be available for curbside pick-up at the Waveny Pool Pavilion. Order at www.newcanaanrotarylobsterfest.org. Call Staying Put by Mon., Oct. 12 to arrange for free delivery by a Rotarian. $50.

Tues., Oct. 27, 1 pm: Lapham Zoom Program about Fraud. Hear about the psychology behind ID theft, fraud, and scams and learn tips for keeping yourself and your families safe. Register at 203-594-3620 or laphamcenter@newcanaanct.gov
October is a great month to get your annual flu shot. 
Remember…
Getting a flu vaccine is the BEST way to protect yourself against seasonal flu.  
Covering your cough and frequent hand washing will also go a long way to help protect you and others. You can get your vaccine at your doctor's office and most pharmacies. The vaccine is covered by Medicare.
Make an appointment at a local pharmacy TODAY!
CLICK HERE FOR CVS
CLICK HERE FOR WALGREENS

Medicare’s Part D Annual Enrollment Period at Lapham begins Oct. 15 and runs through Dec. 7

by remote appointment only

This is your once-a-year chance to reevaluate and perhaps change your prescription drug plan for 2021.  

Online registration for appointments starts Oct. 1st  laphamcenter@newcanaanct.gov


Please call on us anytime at 966-7762
- Barb, Cathy, and Nic
Address:
PO Box 484
New Canaan CT 06840
203-966-7762