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Aug. 1, 2022

Senior Services offers health and wellness programs

Senior Services at Memorial Park Community Center, 510 Bert St., will offer the following free programs in August:  

  • Wits Workout – Brain Fitness: Monday, Aug. 8, 1-2 p.m. Attendees will participate in a fun, interactive program designed to keep the brain sharp. Facilitators will offer brain teasers and games that get people thinking as well as helpful information based on current research. 50+.
  • Common Hand Problems: Monday, Aug. 22, 11 a.m.-noon. Orthopedic surgeon Jeffrey Marchessault, MD, will discuss common conditions such as carpal tunnel syndrome, ganglion cysts, thumb and hand arthritis, trigger finger and more. Attendees will learn about the help is available. 18+.
  • Ask the Cardiologist: Monday, Aug. 29, 1-2 p.m. Participants will have an opportunity to ask a cardiologist their heart-related questions in a relaxed and informal setting. Daniel Merrick, MD, will help attendees gain a better understanding of the heart, common heart conditions and cardiac tests and procedures in this Q&A session. 18+.
  • Stress Less Strategies: Wednesday, Aug. 31, 11-11:45 a.m. Life is full of stressors and people need to be intentional about finding healthy ways to cope. Attendees will learn a variety of useful strategies to help them better respond to stress and live a more balanced life. 18+.

For more information, call 423-434-6237.