Busy Month For Senior Programming At Community Center

Wellington is offering a variety of programs for adults ages 55 and older at the Wellington Community Center (12150 W. Forest Hill Blvd.).

This summer, discover how Weiss Family Chiropractic Center achieves its goal of helping bodies live pain free at monthly lunch and learn seminars. Seminars are from noon to 2 p.m. on July 11 and Aug. 28.

Video games aren’t just for kids. Come see why they are so popular and get exercise at the same time with a free Wii class on Thursdays, Aug. 1 and Sept. 5 from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Wii takes place on the first and third Thursday of the month.

Morselife is dedicated to enhancing senior living. Each month will there will be book reviews from noon to 2 p.m. July 8 is a discussion about Alexander McCall Smith. Aug. 5 will feature a discussion on Loving Frank by Nancy Horan and The Paris Wife by Paula McLain. The series concludes Sept. 9 with New York: The Novel by Edward Rutherford. A light lunch will be provided to those who pre-register.

This July, come in from the heat for a classic movie matinee and classic refreshments sponsored by Care Plus, Health Plans, a company dedicated to providing the best and most up-to-date information on Medicare. This free summer film series is sponsored by Linda Ellis in partnership with the Social Services Retirement Planning Group.

The shows will be from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. The schedule is: July 9, Some Like It Hot and Aug. 13, Silver Linings Playbook. September will conclude with an informational seminar about Medicare open enrollment, which begins in October.

On the second Wednesday of the month, bingo begins at 1 p.m. with prizes sponsored by Humana. Doors open at 12:30 p.m. and the cost to play is $3. Boxed lunches will no longer be available for purchase. Cookies and coffee will be available.

Seminars on popular current health topics led by physicians at Wellington Regional Medical Center will be held June 20, July 18, Aug. 15 and Sept. 19 from noon to 2 p.m. Lunch will be provided to those who pre-register.

Join Mary Lynn Blakely on the third Thursday of the month to refresh driving skills with an AARP driver safety classes. Classes are June 20, July 18, Aug. 15 and Sept. 19 from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. The cost is $12 for AARP members and $14 for non-members and must be paid by check to the instructor on the day of the class.

Mark Shalloway, an elder law and specials needs trust attorney, will discuss protecting your assets and getting the best long-term care (not insurance) at home, in an assisted living facility or in a nursing home. Speaking dates are July 2, Aug. 1 or Sept. 3 from 10 a.m. to noon.

Stay in shape with Lynn Spoor’s senior aerobics classes, offered monthly on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. The cost is $40 per month for Wellington residents and $50 for non-residents.

Get crafty with Iris Goldson every Monday from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. to learn new needlecraft techniques. This class is free and all skill levels are welcome.

Pre-registration is required for all activities at least 48 hours in advance. Registrations can be made in person, online at www.wellingtonfl.gov, by calling the Wellington Community Center at (561) 753-2489, ext. 0 or via fax at (561) 791-4089.

For more information about summer programming, visit www.wellingtonfl.gov or call Julie Strow at (561) 753-5262.