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Losing Weight, Loneliness and Driving: This Month at the Senior Center

Stay home and stay healthy with free online seminars from the Rockville Senior Center in April. Register with the course number at

Learn about 60-plus programs, courses, activities and services at or by calling 240-314-8800. See the “Adults 60+” recreation guide at for more information.

Activities are free, virtual and held 1-2 p.m., except where noted.

Your Heart, Your Life Series, Session 7: Protect Your Heart, Take Good Care of Your Diabetes for Life
Lessons in this series provide information for understanding, skill building, self-assessment and goal setting for healthy lifestyle changes. Presented by Adventist HealthCare. Course #22032. Tuesday, April 5.

Weight Loss
Have you gained weight this winter? Join Carlos A. Martinez, director of CAM Physical Therapy and Wellness Services, for safe tips and tricks for weight loss and exercise. Course #21890. Wednesday, April 6.

Coping with Loneliness
This workshop teaches skills for individuals experiencing loneliness. Topics include identifying triggers, developing healthy routines, self-care and coping skills, and establishing a mental-wellness plan. Presented by Lauren Newland, clinical manager for behavioral health integration, Adventist HealthCare. Course #22031. Tuesday, April 12.

Older Drivers Workshop
How to stay safe while driving. Presented by AAA. Course #21874. Wednesday, April 13.

Oral Meds Versus Topicals or Injectables for Musculoskeletal and Neuromuscular Conditions
Medical management of chronic musculoskeletal conditions includes a wide range of options in medications. Dr. M. Massumi of Massumi Associates will discuss examples and treatment options. Course #20998. 1-2:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 19.

Intimacy and Aging
This workshop will discuss sexual expression and attitudes towards sex as we age, including the important considerations of physical and psychological effects on individuals. Presented by Maria Khadar, director of JK House of Grace. Course #21892. Wednesday, April 20.

Emotional Engagement 1.0: A Pathway to Harmony and Humanity
Address some of the embedded barriers that inhibit or sabotage our individual and community wholeness. Discuss the journey we want to pursue and some of our unprocessed challenges and emotions.
Presented by Bill Neely, chaplain and director of Getting Along Better LLC. Course #22664. 1-2:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 26.

Vertigo and Dizziness
Neurologist Dr. Omid Motabar will highlight treatment options and some of the latest tests and methods to pinpoint the cause of dizziness and vertigo. Course #21888. Thursday, April 28.

Stress Reduction/Meditation
Tools to focus, relax and come to a more peaceful sense of being with time for both meditation and discussion. Presented by senior center wellness coordinator Betty Figlure. Course #21889. Mondays, April 4-June 13. $30 members/$40 nonmembers.

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