The Darien senior center programs, at 2 Renshaw Road, are open for all Darien residents 55 years and older. For more information, call 203-656-7490.

Ask a CPA

Friday, Jan. 5 and 19, 10 to 12

Chris Vlahos, Certified Public Accountant with Nedder and Associates, LLC will be available for 15 minute private appointments at the Senior Programs twice monthly beginning Friday, Jan. 5.  Chris will be available to answer any tax questions you may have.  Prior to joining Nedder and Associates, Chris worked as an experienced Assurance Associate at PricewaterhouseCoopers.  Sign up is a must for these appointments as they will fill up quickly.

Coffee with a Cop

Friday, Jan. 5 at 9:30

Coffee with a Cop brings police officers and the community members they serve together over coffee — to discuss issues and learn more about each other.  Please join Sgt. Keri Isaac for a cup and some conversation.  Coffee with a Cop provides a comfortable opportunity for positive officer-citizen engagements.

AARP Smart Driver course

Tuesday, Jan. 9 at 10  

The AARP Smart Driver course is the nation’s first and largest refresher course for drivers age 50 and older. It has given millions of drivers the skills and tools they need to drive safely on today’s roads, allowing them to remain independent for many years to come. In fact, 97% of those who take it change at least one driving behavior, and the best part? There are no tests to pass - just useful information to keep you safe on the road! Please consult your insurance agent for more information about discounts in your state.)  Cost of the Smart Driver Course is $15 dollars for members and $20.00 for non-members.  There will be a half hour lunch break for all participants.  Bag lunch can be brought, or purchased ($5).  Reservations for lunch must be made by 1:15 the day of the course.

Flute and oboe performance

Tuesday, Jan. 9 at 12:30

Join us for an afternoon of flute and oboe music. Gerard Reuter is a member of the renowned Dorian Wind Quintet and the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra.  Sharon Levin has performed as a chamber musician and soloist in Europe, South America and locally.

CT pharmacy: A healthy you

Wednesday, Jan. 10 at 12:30

As your body ages, you can expect gradual changes, at your body's own pace. How your body ages depends in part on your family (genetic) patterns of aging. But your lifestyle choices have a more powerful impact on how well your body ages. Diane from CT Pharmacy will have some tips and advice on how to live your healthiest life.

Great decisions with Eric Rambusch

Thursday, Jan. 11 at 10

Great Decisions is America's largest discussion program on world affairs, published annually by the Foreign Policy Association.  Great Decisions provides background information, current data and policy options for each issue and serves as the focal text for discussion groups. Eric Rambusch will lead the discussion.

Performance by the Pitchpipers

Thursday, Jan. 11 at 12:30

The Pitchpipers are a women’s volunteer, non-denominational four-part harmony singing group dedicated to entertaining seniors. The women are from many communities all over Fairfield County.

Need a ride?

Call At Home In Darien at 203-655-2227. We offer transportation services for Darien seniors and the disabled within Darien, Stamford, Norwalk and New Canaan. Our service hours are Monday through Friday from 9:00am to 4:00pm. Please give us as much advance notice as possible to book your reservation, and a voluntary contribution is appreciated. For service to other locations, at times outside of our service hours, or when you need a person to pick you up for a medical appointment, ask for a Friendly Volunteer Driver.