Fun and enriching gatherings and excursions – meet new friends and connect with old ones

Annual Meeting
Wednesday, October 11, 2023
4:30pm to 6:30pm
Lapham Community Center
677 South Avenue, New Canaan

Please join us to hear about Staying Put’s successes over the past year and our plans for the future.

Featuring Guest Speaker – Dr. Edward Schuster, Cardiologist

“Live to be Happy and Healthy at 110”

Dr. Schuster, a graduate of the Chicago Medical School, completed his residency at Duke and Fellowship in Cardiology at John Hopkins Hospital. Practicing in the Stamford area for over 40 years, he has received several honors, has appeared on the List of Best Doctors for not only CT but the entire country, and has extensive teaching experience with both the house staff at Stamford Hospital and medical students from Columbia Presbyterian Hospital. He specializes in all aspects of cardiology with an emphasis in Preventive Cardiology and Aging Successfully.

Wine and Appetizers – Free and Open to All

Please RSVP to Staying Put at 203-966-7762 by October 5th.

The 2023 Summer Soiree, held on Wednesday June 7th at Waveny House
was a delightful evening of good food, good music and good conversation!

  Save the date for next year’s Summer Soirée on Thursday, June 6, 2024.





Betsy and Fred Afragola

Anderson Fund






American Industrial Partners



Friends of Staying Put



Hobbs, Inc.
Hutchinson Tree Care Specialists, Inc.
New Canaan Board of Realtors
New Canaan Foreign Car Service
Reynolds + Rowella Accounting and Consulting

AC Auto Body & Mechanical Service
The Country Club of New Canaan
Amy and Fabio Freyre

Denise Gannalo, Realtor
Friends of Staying Put
Paul Harbottle, DDS – New Canaan Dentistry

Dorcas and Ralph Hills
HTG Investment Advisors Inc.
Lampert, Toohey & Rucci, LLC
Lions Club of New Canaan
Rand Insurance



The Sights and Sounds of India

Our very own Nicola Holzberger took a trip to India to attend a wedding of a dear friend in the city of Pune.  She then traveled to Agra to see the Taj Mahal.  Nic presented a delightful talk to Staying Put members on January 31, 2023 that highlighted her trip, the beauty of India, the people, and their culture.

  Watch Nic’s full presentation below, recorded in 2 parts.

 A Traditional Indian Wedding

The last three videos show a portion of the Turmeric Ceremony that takes place prior to the actual wedding, then the groom’s processional and the bride’s processional.  You’ll hear the drums and see the beautiful colored garments of the attendees!


Staying Put in New Canaan’s 2022 Annual Meeting

We had a great group of members, donors, volunteers and friends join us for our 2022 Annual Meeting on Wednesday, October 12.  The event included an informative talk reviewing the accomplishments of the organization this past year as well as what we are looking forward to in the coming year.  Thank you to our featured guest speaker, Marie Allen of the Southwestern Connecticut Agency on Aging who provided an entertaining presentation on

 The Same as it Ever Was?  A Look at Aging.”

Thank you to all who attended this event and to those who support us as we help older adults stay put in New Canaan and provide a resource on healthy aging to our community.

Staying Put in New Canaan
58 Pine Street
PO Box 484
New Canaan, CT 06840

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