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Senior Services offers Health and Wellness Presentations
September 27 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
One event on September 15, 2021 at 10:30 am
One event on September 21, 2021 at 5:30 pm
One event on September 22, 2021 at 10:00 am
One event on September 27, 2021 at 5:30 pm
One event on September 28, 2021 at 11:00 am
Senior Services at Memorial Park Community Center, 510 Bert St., will offer the following free programs to individuals 18 and older in September. Please preregister for each program by calling 423-434-6237.
Better Balance Series
Think First to Prevent Falls: Tuesday, Sept. 14, 10-11 a.m. Tips for fall prevention, solutions for living safely at home plus, discussion on concussions.
Better Balance Exercises: Tuesday, Sept. 21, 10-11 a.m. Wear comfortable shoes and join us to learn exercises you can do at home to improve your balance.
Free Balance Screenings: Wednesday, Sept. 22, 10-11:30 a.m. Physical therapists from PT Solutions will provide free balance assessments and advice.
Medications, Balance and Falls: Tuesday, Sept. 28, 10-11 a.m. A pharmacist will discuss medication management that could help prevent falls, bone health concerns and tips for sleeping better.
Instant Pot & Air Fryer Cooking: Wednesday, Sept. 15, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Find out why people have fallen in love with these countertop appliances. Get delicious, healthy recipes and helpful tips.
Diabetes Prevention: Monday, Sept. 27, 5:30-7 p.m. Learn about this yearlong healthy lifestyle program designed to help you lose weight, lower your blood sugars and reverse the onset of type 2 diabetes. Regular meetings help keep you motivated to improve your eating habits and move more. This introductory session will provide answers to your questions, explain the schedule, benefits, cost and commitment required to participate.
Atrial Fib Facts: Tuesday, Sept. 28, 11 a.m.-noon. Get the facts about atrial fibrillation, an irregular heart rate that can increase the risk of strokes, heart failure and other heart-related complications.
Building Resilience for Overcoming Adversity: Tuesday, Sept. 28, 1-2 p.m. Beverly Owens, licensed clinical family therapist, will discuss the importance of resilience while facing life’s many challenges. Learning to adapt and grow through adversity involves keeping your cup full by nurturing your mental, emotional, spiritual and physical health. Gain insights on how to better navigate struggles we face.