Little Compton Wellness Center

          401-592-0400
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We’re committed to our community 

The mission of the Little Compton Wellness Center is to promote healthy aging within our community through affordable programs and services. 
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115 East Main Road  P.O. Box 171  Little Compton, RI 02837
Rides available to Wellness Center Programs and Events!
contact Margaret Tirpaeck, Director of Senior Transportation
Stay at Home in Little Compton
401-835-2454
Check out our Healthy Aging Resources page for new information on 
Brain Fitness!
Save the Date!!!
LCWC Annual Golf Outing
September 23, 2017

Enjoy the Benefits of Massage Therapy
AT THE WELLNESS CENTER

Got sore muscles? Massage therapy can help!

Back pain? "Massage therapy is as effective as other methods of relieving chronic pain" from a 2011 study published in the Annuals of Internal Medicine.

Feeling stressed? Massage therapy soothes anxiety and depression.

Looking for heath benefits? Massage therapy boosts immunity.

Just need to relax? Massage therapy can help!!

Book your appointment NOW with one of our licensed massage therapists....both have spring specials...you will be glad you did!
Yin Restorative Yoga with Angela
Please note date change: Saturday, -August 26, 10:15 am - 12:15 pm 
Helps restore mobility and flexibility through gentle stretches and holds
Hydrate your joints and move with more grace
Move thoughts and meditate through poses
A yoga practice for all ages and abilities.
$25 per 2 hour class. To pre-register, call Marsha 401 592-0400 or Angela 781 771-2613 for more information.

Exciting and Informative Programs coming this Fall - watch for details!
September:
Being Mortal film and panel discussion at the Community Center on September 21, 2017 at 5:30 PM in conjunction with VNS.  Based on the book by Atul Gawande, this will be a powerful program about aging, end of life decisions and the impact of the medical system to this stage of life.

What's in your Lunchbox? with nutritionist Kristin Niessink

Hot topics with URI Pharmacy: A timely discussion of what is in the news about a specific disease or medication. Just because Dr. Oz and everyone is talking about it, are you gettin the correct information?

Watercolor classes with Kris Donovan

Yin Yoga program with Angela Denham     (Discussion and Demonstration of Yin Yoga - September 13)

Sound Experience with Shirley Pryor and Lynda Loranger

Ayurvenda for Fall season with Mary Guerenavarrena   (Program on the Benefits of Ayurveda - September 14)

October:
Aging Matters:  4 programs based on Body, Brain Nutrition and community

Brain Boot Camp with Kari Star.  
Friday, October 13, 1:00 - 2:30 pm.....Personal Map of Change (personal one on one)
Friday, October 20, 1:00 - 2:30 pm.....Ignition for Cognition (team building)
Friday, November 3, 1:00 - 2:30 pm...What's Next? (making it happen)

Essentiol Oils with URI Pharmacy and Julia DeWolf.  Discussion to learn more about which oils are useful and how to benefit from their properties.

November:
Brown Bag Program with URI Pharmacy.  A big hit last year...appointment only.  Pharmacy students sits with each person for about an hour to discuss all drugs and herbals that person is taking.  We open the discussion of what is necessary and if there is any drug interactions.

Tai Chi with Colleen Shea
A new class starting Thursday, August 3 (5 week session) 4:30 - 5:30 pm
Improve balance, co-ordination, agility and flexibility to increase confidence and decrease risk of falling.
$50 per 5 week session. New to Tai Chi? Try the first class for free!

Please wear loose, comfortable clothing and sneakers.
Call or email to reserve your space.