Senior Series

Senior Series

This 9-week "Senior Series" of informative presentations will be held every Wednesday at the Sandel Senior Center in Rockville Centre.

Where:
Sandel Senior Center, 50 S. Park Avenue, Rockville Centre, NY
When: Wednesdays from 2:00pm – 3:00pm

DATES/PRESENTATIONS:

April 5: Fall Prevention and Balance Testing: Learn how to “Fall Proof” your home & other tips to prevent injuries. Free Balance Assessment included in class.

April 12: Cancer Screenings and Aging: Colorectal Cancer, Prostate Cancer updates

April 19: Advance Directives: Learn the difference between a Living Will and a Health Care Proxy. What is a “Medical Order for Life-Sustaining Treatment”(MOLST)?

April 26: Alternatives to Pain Management: Don’t let aches and pains affect your health and happiness. Learn a variety of ways to manage your chronic pain.

May 3: Immunizations Are Not Just For Kids! Learn about the importance of vaccines that can protect you as you age such as Flu, Pneumonia, Shingles, and Pertussis.

May 10: Nutrition: How can a healthy diet benefit you as you age? Are you on a special diet such as low salt, low carbohydrates, or a cardiac diet? Come learn some interesting facts! Free BMI assessment included in class.

May 17: Stress Management and Your Health:
How does stress affect your health? Learn stress reduction techniques and how they can play a role.

May 24: Your Doctor Has Told You That You have Diabetes or “Pre-Diabetes”? What does that mean and now what should you do?

May 31: Medication Safety: Tools for preventing forgotten doses or double dosing, basic rules for common drugs, keeping your grandkids safe from your medications and answers to Frequently Asked Questions.