Health and Wellness, Coming Up at the Senior Center

Stay home and stay healthy with free online seminars from the Rockville Senior Center in October.

Register with the course number online at www.rockvillemd.gov/registration. Learn more about 60-plus programs, courses, activities and services at www.rockvillemd.gov/seniorcenter or by calling 240-314-8800. Sessions are free, virtual, and run from 1-2 p.m., except where noted.

Resiliency After COVID
Share what you’ve learned and experienced during this time that helped you move forward, be stronger and more present, and create a better, healthier future. Presented by Betty Figlure, Rockville Senior Center’s wellness coordinator. Course #20139. Tuesday, Oct. 5.

Know Your Transportation Options
An overview of transportation options in Montgomery County from Connect-A-Ride. Learn about public and private programs, volunteer organizations, subsidized programs, and programs for wheelchair users. Course #20131. Wednesday, Oct. 6.

Understanding Physical Therapy Medical Benefits
Join CAM Physical Therapy and Wellness Services’ billing director Janesa Paver and owner, Dr. Carlos Martinez, to discuss Medicare’s yearly cap co-insurance and deductible for physical therapy, so that you know when and why to schedule your PT before your cap is met. Course #20129. Wednesday, Oct. 13.

Your Heart, Your Life Series. Session 1: Are You At Risk for Heart Disease?
Learn about how the heart works, its importance and structure, heart-disease risk factors and prevention. Presented by Adventist HealthCare. Course #20136. Tuesday, Oct. 19.

Take a Deep Breath to Health
Renee Davenport, a respiratory therapist from Suburban Hospital, will discuss the signs, symptoms and practical ways to manage medications for various lung diseases such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Course #20612. Thursday, Oct. 28.

In-Person Flu Shot Clinic
10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 12. Carnation Room, Rockville Senior Center, 1150 Carnation Drive. Senior flu shots will be charged to Medicare insurance. Bring insurance cards. Register so an accurate vaccine count is available. Indicate regular if preferred to high dose. Course #20128.

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