Summer Series with Hamish Lutris

In the words of Orville Wright, “the dream of flight is an idea that has always impassioned mankind.”  Beginning July 8, Noble Horizons will host instructor Hamish Lutris for a compelling series that examines the dream and history of flight.

On Monday, July 8 at 10 am, Lutris will teach Minos Rules Everything but He Does Not Rule the Heavens in which he explores the concept of flight from its most ancient ideas to the Second World War, when rockets and space travel became a reality.  On Wednesday, July 10, 10 am, he will discuss the US-Soviet space race in The Day the Earth Stood Still.  On Monday, July 15, 10 am Lutris will conclude with One Small Step in which he assesses the Soviet lunar attempt, the intrepid technological spirit and prowess that drove Apollo program, and the sense of political urgency of the US moon landing.

Your $25 Registration Includes all Three Classes:

Fulfilling The Dream of Flight: The Soviet-US Space Race: The Apollo Program and One Small Step:

Register for the three-class series at 860-435-9851 or using the form below. $25 fee may be mailed or remitted at the first class.

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On October 18 at noon, Noble Horizons welcomes cardiologist Dr. Donald Soucier from The Heart Center at Sharon Hospital who will discuss topics surrounding women’s cardiac health.  Of particular note will be his focus on the high rates of congestive heart failure in women who now account for 50% of all hospital admissions for heart failure.  Dr. Soucier will review the causes, symptoms and treatments of heart failure as well as other issues related to women's cardiac health.  Guests are invited to enjoy a complimentary light lunch buffet at 11:45 am.

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On October 26 at 11 am, join teacher and writer Charlie Bell will share riveting stories from his 19-month, 10,000 mile solo run around the perimeter of the continental United States. After earning an engineering degree at Princeton University where he also served as Class Poet, Bell began a career selling IBM computers. Three years later, he traded in his briefcase and wingtips for a backpack and running shoes, choosing to explore the United States by foot.

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On October 30, at 11:30 am, representatives from the Western Connecticut Area Agency on Aging (WCAAA) will explain the many changes to Medicare in 2020.  WCAAA is funded by federal state and local sources and does not sell insurance products; their information is transparent and unbiased. This program is sponsored by the Northwest Connecticut Triad and is designed to help beneficiaries understand the coverage options available to them in the coming year. Helping clients understand their coverage options will ensure they make informed decisions during Fall Open Enrollment. The program will begin with a complimentary lunch, followed by a Medicare information session with several WCAAA professionals.

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On November 8, 8:30 am to 4 pm, Noble Horizons will host counselors from the Western Connecticut Area Agency on Aging (WCAAA) who will offer private Medicare Part D enrollments sessions. During the annual Medicare Open Enrollment period (October 15-December 7, 2019) the Center for Medicaid and Medicare recommends that recipients review their plans. Not only can plans change dramatically from year to year, but individual needs often change as well. The WCAAA experts can help enroll you in the plan that is best for you. General Medicare information is also available. Please call 860-435-9851, ext. 190 for an appointment.

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