Senior News

The Trumbull Senior Center, 23 Priscilla Place is open Monday through Friday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. For more information and to RSVP for events, call 203-452-5199, unless otherwise noted.

The Town has announced the Senior Discount Program for Trumbull residents 65+.

The program’s purpose is to increase patronage at our local establishments, many of which are Trumbull owned and managed, while at the same time offering an incentive for our senior residents to shop and eat locally.

The Directory can be found online at

Any interested Trumbull business that would like to participate can contact Mary Isaac:

The center provides transportation for medical, social and nutritional needs to Trumbull residents who are age 60 and over and/or age 55-59 and disabled, five days a week. Rides are for those traveling to and from the senior center, medical appointments, legal appointments and nutrition programs.

The center provides medical transportation within the following towns/cities: Trumbull, Bridgeport, Stratford, Monroe and Shelton. To schedule a ride, contact Ashley Grace a 203-452-5135.

Caregiver Support Group —Monday, Sept. 16; Monday, Sept. 30, 2 p.m. Join this group and share your feelings in a safe environment among others who are going through the same experiences. You can learn about resources, caregiving strategies and other valuable tools to provide support. RSVP.

Wellness Talk with Michiko — Friday, Sept. 6, 11 a.m. Join Michiko, a Rite Aid Wellness Ambassador, for a Wellness Talk about oral health. Call to RSVP or for more information.

Senior Medicare Patrol — Monday, Sept. 9, 2:30 p.m. Join Lisa Alhabal, SMP Coordinator and CHOICES Counselor with Southwestern CT Agency on Aging, for an informative presentation discussing the latest Medicare scams and fraud prevention. Call to RSVP or for more information.

Know How To Go — Mobility Resources, Tuesday, Sept. 10, 10:30 a.m. Join Meg Haffner, Regional Mobility Manager with the Kennedy Center, to discuss local transportation resources such as the Regional Mobility Taxi Voucher Program. RSVP. Transportation is available.

Veterans Benefits Screening — Date changed from Tuesday, Sept. 17 to Wednesday, Sept. 18, 12:30 p.m. Ramon Agusto, from Connecticut Department of Veterans Affairs, returns to screen Veterans and their surviving spouses for all Veteran’s benefits. Bring your discharge papers. Membership is not required. RSVP.

AARP Safe Drivers Course — Friday, Sept. 20, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. AARP will present their Safe Drivers Course. $15 for AARP members and $20 for non-members. Checks only; you will pay the instructor the day of the class. RSVP.

How To Properly Communicate with Your Doctor — Wednesday, Sept. 25, 10:30 a.m. Join Marcie Carlson, MSW, LCSW, from Bayada Home Health Care, for an informative presentation about the importance of properly communicating with your physicians and being your own healthcare advocate. Call to RSVP or for more information.

Upcoming Program — Mlima’s Tale at the Westport Country Playhouse, Wednesday, Oct. 16, at 2 p.m. Payment due Friday, Sept. 27. $32, checks only; written out to Westport Country Playhouse. From the two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright of Ruined and Sweat. Mlima’s Tale is a powerful, theatrical fable about a magnificent and beloved Kenyan elephant named Mlima hunted for his coveted ivory tusks. Playwright Lynn Nottage recently made the list of Time’s 100 Most Influential People in 2019. Transportation available. Maximum 20 seats on the bus. To RSVP, please sign up and pay at the front desk.