Health and Wellness, Coming Up at the Senior Center

Stay home and stay well with free online seminars from the Rockville Senior Center in July and August.

Register with the course number online at www.rockvillemd.gov/registration, call 240-314-8800 or email seniorcenter@rockvillemd.gov for more information.

Sessions are free, and run from 1-2 p.m., except where noted.

Stress Reduction/Meditation
Tools to focus, relax, and come to a more peaceful sense of being with meditation and discussion. Course #19035, Monday, June 28-Aug. 30. Members, $30; nonmembers, $40.

Basic First Aid: Summer Edition
Discuss basic first aid and treatments for summer injuries, including sunburn, insect bites and stings, and heat-related injuries. Presented by Adventist HealthCare. Course #19069. Tuesday, July 13.

COVID-19 and Caregiving
Learn about the relationship between dementia and COVID-19, tips for caregivers during the pandemic, and Alzheimer’s Association resources. Presented by Sheila Griffith, Alzheimer’s Association. Course #19034, Wednesday, July 14.

Caring for the Caregiver/Taking Care of Yourself
A workshop/dialogue to provide tools to care for that important someone, and to take care of yourself. Geared to the senior community, but all are welcome. Presented by Maude Harrison-Hudson, bereavement counselor and minister, Montgomery Hospice. Course #19031, Wednesday, July 21.

A Refreshing Look at Hydration
Leni Barry, a Suburban Hospital HeartWell nurse, will explain the dangers of dehydration and benefits of keeping hydrated. Course #19662, Thursday, July 22.

Summer Skin Care
Remedies for skin problem and how to naturally treat problem areas. Presented by Adventist HealthCare. Course #19068. Tuesday, Aug. 3.

Hands Only CPR with AED Demo
A quick, in-person session on how to perform hands-only CPR. This is not a certification class. Course #19067, Wednesday, Aug. 4, 1-1:45 p.m. Course #19663, Wednesday, Aug. 4, 2-2:45 p.m.

10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s
Age or Alzheimer’s? Learn the difference between normal aging and when symptoms
reveal a larger problem. Presented by Sheila Griffith, Alzheimer’s Association. Course #19033, Wednesday, Aug. 11.

Skin Care Clinic
A dermatologist will be available for appointments starting Thursday, Aug. 12. Clinic will be second Thursday of each month and appointment only. Insurance will be charged. Call 1-877-345-5300 for an appointment.

Compression Socks
Foot specialist Akukeng Mba will discuss compression socks: what they are, when to use them and their benefits. Course #19661. Wednesday, Aug. 18.

Demystifying Your Thyroid
Dr. Aarti Mathur, an endocrine surgeon with Johns Hopkins Division of Surgical Oncology, will review the signs and symptoms of thyroid diseases, and risk factors for thyroid cancer. Course #19490, Thursday, Aug. 26.

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