Health and Wellness, Coming Up at the Senior Center

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

Register with the course number online, or call 240-314-8800 or email for more information.

Sessions are free, and will be held from 1-2 p.m., except where noted.

Herbs at a Glance

Dr. Mehrdad Michael Massumi, of Massumi Associates, Pain Management and Rehabilitation, will discuss the benefits of herbs for managing chronic illness — musculoskeletal, neuromuscular, psychological, hormonal and other chronic maladies. Course #17778; Tuesday, May 4.

Stroke, From A-Z

May is Stroke Awareness Month. Explore the three types of strokes and learn about risk factors, symptoms and treatments. Presented by Adventist HealthCare. Course #17822; Tuesday, May 11.

EFT Tapping for Good Health

If you experience stress-related issues like anxiety, worry or anger, or physical aches and pains, learn about Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT “Tapping”), a scientific and clinically proven, self-administered technique. Presented by Bev Nerenberg, of Wellness at Your Fingertips. Course #18333; Thursday, May 13, 1-2:30 p.m.

Smart Driver TEK Workshop

AARP wants you to learn about new vehicle technologies like forward collision warning, blind spot warning and drowsy driver alerts, which can keep you on the road more safely and longer. Presented by Ken Ow, an AARP driving instructor. Course #17922; Wednesday, May 19, 1-2:30 p.m.

Finding a Happy Balance

In most cases, falls can be prevented. Suburban Hospital division director of orthopedics, neurosurgery and rehab Matt Tovornick will share practical and useful tips to prevent falls. Course #18469; Thursday, May 27.

Headache and Migraines

Explore the difference between headaches and migraines and discuss possible causes and treatments. Presented by Adventist HealthCare. Course #17823; Tuesday, June 1.

Know Your Transportation Options

The Connect-A-Ride Transportation Resource Center is a free service that helps seniors living in Montgomery County find the transportation they need. A mobility specialist from Connect-A-Ride will provide an overview of transportation options available in Montgomery County. Learn about public and private programs, including for those who need wheelchair-accessible transport, and more. Presented by Harriet Block of the Jewish Council on Aging. Have transportation questions? Call Connect-A-Ride at 301-738-3252, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday. Course #18467; Tuesday, June 8.

Boosting Your Immunity Through Food

Proper nutrition plays a huge role in keeping us healthy, but what foods help to support our immune systems? Join Suburban Hospital dietician Michelle F. Young to learn proper care for yourself, and how to strengthen your immune system while maintaining portion control. Course #18470; Thursday, June 24.

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