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Health and Wellness Coming Up in July-August at the Senior Center

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

Register with the course number at Learn about 60-plus programs, courses, activities and services at or by calling 240-314-8800. For more information, see the “Adults 60+” recreation guide at

Aphasia Support Group

Helping stroke survivors with aphasia overcome social isolation through guided communication activities, such as board games, arts, crafts and music in a supportive environment. Register with course #32593. Wednesdays, July 10, Aug. 14 and Sept. 11, 1:30-2:30 p.m.

Better Breather’s Club

Meets monthly, with presentations on relevant topics and shared tips for respiratory issues. Register with course #32526. Thursday, July 18, Aug. 15, Sept. 19, 1:30-2:30 p.m. Free.

Hearing Loss and Cognitive Functions

Dr. Rose Buchbinder discusses the importance of hearing tests and the psychosocial impacts of hearing loss. She will cover the latest research and whether hearing aids have the potential to enhance the overall cognitive health of those affected by hearing loss. Register with course #32575. Wednesday, July 24, 1-2 p.m. Free. Hybrid.

Keep Your Eyes on the Prize

Dr. Mona Kaleem, an ophthalmologist from the Wilmer Eye Institute, will discuss glaucoma and its effect on eye health. She will detail diagnosis, treatment and prevention. Register with course #32540. Friday, July 26, 1-2 p.m. Free. Online.

Stress Reduction/ Meditation

Offers the tools to focus, relax and come to a more peaceful sense of being, with time for meditation and discussion. Betty Figlure has taught meditation, guided imagery and stress reduction classes for more than 30 years. Register with course #32527. Mondays, July 8-Aug. 26, 1-2 p.m. $24 members/$34 nonmembers. Hybrid.

The Benefits of Good Posture: Body Mechanics and Ergonomics

Explore the advantages of maintaining good posture and body mechanics. Discover how proper alignment can improve health, boost confidence and enhance your overall well-being with practical tips and exercises. Presented by CAM Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation. Register with course #32562. Wednesday, Aug. 21, 1-2 p.m. Free. Hybrid.

We Need to Talk

How to have a conversation about transitioning from driving. AARP representatives will discuss the meaning of driving, how to have the discussion (and who should initiate it), and the economics of driving and alternatives. Register with course #32592. Wednesday, Aug. 28, 1-2:30 p.m. Free. Hybrid.

A Clinical Perspective on Swallowing Wellness

Ianessa Humbert, an expert in swallowing and swallowing disorders, will review how swallowing impairments happen, who they happen to, impacts on quality of life and how to live with or solve a swallowing problem. Register with course #33134. Thursday, Aug. 29, 1-2 p.m. Free. Online.

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