September is Fall Prevention Month, and the Rockville Senior Center has programs if you or someone you know is a little unsteady on their feet. Also, this month, you can also find out more about acid reflux and medical marijuana, or prepare for flu season with a flu shot.

Register at the senior center’s information desk, by calling 240-314-8800 or online with the course number at Classes are free unless otherwise noted.

AAHI Resource Table | 1-2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 10
Health and wellness information with materials and handouts in Chinese and English.

Medical Marijuana | 1-2 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 11
Matthew Mintz, a board-certified internal medicine physician, will discuss the use of medical marijuana to treat common conditions seen in seniors, including chronic pain, anxiety, insomnia and even cancer. Register with course #10232.

Fall Risks and Prevention | 1-2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 17
A discussion, with Dulcinia Rubio, a community educator with Adventist HealthCare, on the risks of falling and preventative measures you can take at home.

Fall Risk Assessments | 1-2 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 18
Falls are the leading cause of brain injury. Learn about falls and be assessed for risk. Find out about at-home exercises or be referred for outpatient physical therapy. Adventist Rehabilitation Hospital. Register with course #10201.

Flu Shot Clinics | Members only: 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 24; for everyone else: 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 10
Bring your Medicare Part B insurance card.

All About GERD | 1-2 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 26
Sufferers of heartburn twice a week or more may have gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD. Learn more about the condition, potential complications and treatment options from gastroenterologist Gary Roggin. Register with course #10208.