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Memory, Immune Systems and Better Eating, This Month at the Senior Center

Stay healthy and informed with seminars from the Rockville Senior Center in October.

Register with the course number at www.rockvillemd.gov/registration. Learn about 60-plus programs, courses, activities and services at www.rockvillemd.gov/seniorcenter or by calling 240-314-8800. See the “Adults 60+” recreation guide at www.rockvillemd.gov/life for more information.

Activities are in person, except where noted.

CarFit
A trained professional will check how you and your car work together. Attendees must have an appointment. Call Betty at 240-314-8803 to schedule. Presented by the Maryland Department of Transportation.

Register with course #24077. 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct 5. Free.

Memory Screenings
A nurse from Visiting Angels will give screenings for memory. The Alzheimer’s Association will also be available.

Register with course #24661. 1-2:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 6. Free.

Stress Reduction/Meditation
Offers the tools to focus, relax and come to a more peaceful sense of being, with time for meditation and discussion.

Register with course #24072. 1-2 p.m. Mondays, Oct. 10-Dec. 12. $30 members/$40 nonmembers. Hybrid.

Supercharge Your Immune System
Learn ways you can supercharge your immune system to help keep colds and flu at bay. Presentation and discussion by Adventist HealthCare.

Register with course #24083. 1-2 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 11. Free.

Home Safety and Fall Prevention Tips
Join Dr. Carlos Martinez of CAM Physical Therapy and learn safety tips to prevent falls at home.

Register with course #24643. 1-2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 12. Free.

Heart Disease and Stroke
An introduction to heart disease and stroke, including definitions, warning signs of arrythmia, atrial fibrillation, coronary heart disease, heart attack and stroke. Presented by Circle of Rights.

Register with course #24086. 1-2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 19. Free.

Better Breather’s Club
Educational topics and tips for lung disease and breathing issues in coordination with the American Lung Association. Meetings are held the third Thursday of the month.

Register with course #24074. 1-2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 20. Free.

Activities for People with Dementia and Memory Problems
This workshop helps with skill sets that provide daily activities for loved ones with memory problems. Presented by Maria Khadar, nurse and director of JK House of Grace.

Register with course #24080. 1-2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 26. Free.

Drug Takeback
Bring your old or unused prescription drugs to be disposed of properly by the Rockville City Police Department.

10 a.m.-noon, Thursday, Oct. 27. Free.

Are Your Eating Habits Making You Sick?
Learn more about how sugar in your food affects sugar and fats in your blood. Presented virtually by Suburban Hospital/Johns Hopkins Medicine.

Register with course #24666. 1-2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 27. Free.

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