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Declutter, Avoid Falls, Fun Festivals and More at the Senior Center

Stay healthy, informed and entertained with free seminars and events from the Rockville Senior Center in September.

Register with the course number at www.rockvillemd.gov/registration. Learn about 60-plus programs, courses, activities and services at www.rockvillemd.gov/seniorcenter or by calling 240-314-8800.

See the “Adults 60+” recreation guide at www.rockvillemd.gov/life for more information. Activities are free and in person, except where noted.

Senior Tax Credits
The deadline is approaching for senior tax credits in Maryland. Have questions?

Register with course #28903. 10-11 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 5. Hybrid.

Decluttering 101
A virtual eight-week course on effective ways to declutter with instructor Carrie Noel-Nosbaum, the owner of Carrie It Away. The course builds a support network for participants to reach their goals.

The cost is $30 for senior center members and $45 for nonmembers.

Register with course #28896. 11 a.m.-noon Mondays, Sept. 11-Oct. 30. (Note that this is a change to information provided in the senior recreation guide.) Hybrid.

Home Safety and Fall Prevention
Falling is not part of normal aging. Dr. Carlos Martinez of CAM Physical Therapy will discuss safety tips to prevent falls at home.

Register with course #27767. 1-2 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 13. Hybrid.

Ask the Aces
Meet with professionals from local organizations: DMV Living Realtors; Cherished Hands Home Health, LLC; Right At Home; and more. This free panel will provide resources and answer your questions.

Register with course #28882. 10:30 a.m.-noon Thursday, Sept. 21. Hybrid.

Understanding Social Isolation Series
This free seasonal series, in collaboration with the Senior Citizens Commission, provides education and builds tools to help improve seniors’ quality of life.

Register with course #28880. 1-2 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 21. Hybrid.

Better Breather’s Club
Educational programs for respiratory issues. A pharmacist will discuss medication and answer questions.

Register with course #27714. 1-2 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 12.

Intergenerational Fall Festival
Harvest the happiness of fall with games, music, crafts, educational fun, food (for purchase) and refreshments. COVID-19 vaccines and flu shots will be available. Bring your insurance card.

A shuttle will run from the Rockville Swim and Fitness Center to Rockville Senior Center. Free. Register with course #28992. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 23.

Flu Shot Clinic
Be prepared for flu season with a flu shot, from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 26 at the Rockville Senior Center, provided by Giant pharmacists. Bring your insurance card.

Hispanic Annual Festival
Lunch and entertainment. The cost is $15 for senior center members and $22 for nonmembers. Register with course #26647. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 26.

The Opioid and Drug Crisis
Join Rockville City Police Department officers as part of Rockville Goes Purple to learn about opioids and drug problems in our community, and how you can help. See page 1 for other Rockville Goes Purple and National Recovery Month events.

Register with course #27719. 1-2 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 27.

Medicare Open Enrollment Seminar
Enrollment allows you to make changes to your Medicare coverage. Join or switch to a different Medicare Advantage or Medicare Part D plan during open enrollment. Learn about options with the Montgomery County State Health Insurance Assistance Program.|

La inscripción abierta open enrollment
Inscripción abierta es su oportunidad para hacer cambios a su cobertura de Medicare. Ud. puede cambiar a Medicare Advantage o cambiar la cobertura de su plan de Parte D (Medicina). Aprenda sus opciones con el Programa Estatal de Asistencia de Seguro de Salud del Condado de Montgomery.

Register with course #28894. Thursday, Sept. 28. 10-11 a.m. Hybrid.

National DEA Drug Takeback
Bring unused, unwanted or expired prescriptions and over-the-counter medications to the Rockville Senior Center’s front lobby from 10 a.m.-noon, Thursday, Sept. 28, where RCPD officers will be available to secure them for disposal.

Understanding Your Gut Microbiome
Thriving gut health improves mental health, weight, digestion, immunity and mood. Dr. Ekta Gupta will review how diet, stress levels and medications shape gut health to improve daily living.

Register with course #27717. 1-2 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 28. Virtual.

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