Pump Your Brain
Pump Up Your Brain: This exciting brain exercise is designed to keep older adult’s brains sharp and healthy. Participants engage in brain teasers, puzzles, and visual illusions. Take home hand-outs are available to exercise your brain at home! This group will meet on Fridays from 1 to 2:30 p.m. in Activity Room #1 . FREE FOR MMC MEMBERS!
There is a nominal printing fee charged in class to cover the cost of printing materials. Please note this class is designed for members who can engage in independent learning.
Five Wishes Workshop
Five Wishes Workshop: A Five Wishes workshop takes you and your loved ones through the process of deciding on your wishes for end of life care. This topic can be sensitive, confusing and sometimes difficult but Five Wishes is here to help you through it. The 5 topics that will be covered are “My wish for”:
The person I want to make care decisions for me when I can’t.
The kind of medical treatment I want or don’t want.
How comfortable I want to be.
How I want people to treat me.
What I want my loved ones to know.
With the help of the American Bar Association Commission on Legal Problems of the Elderly, Five Wishes meets the legal requirements under the health decisions statutes. This program is free to members of the MMC and $15 for non-members who want to attend. You must sign up at Member Services to reserve your spot in the workshop. The next workshop is Thursday November 18, 2021 from 10 to 11:30 a.m. in the West Conference Room. Minimum of 5 participants needed for class to be conducted. ALL PARTICIPANTS MUST PRE-REGISTER WITH MEMBER SERVICES. You can reach Member Services by calling 302-734-1200 ext. 167.
Kent County Book Mobile is at MMC on Wednesdays!
The Kent County Book Mobile visits the Modern Maturity Center every Wednesday from 10:30 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. Come grab a book and enjoy!
MMC Singles Group
MMC Singles Group NEW Meet and Greet: Are you lonely? The MMC Singles group is a great way for you to get active and stay social. They meet the first Wednesday fof the month in the West Conference Room. Drop in or call Carol Roll-Hendersot at 302-632-3329 for more information.
Visually Impaired Support Group
The ACE (Advocacy, Consulting and Education) Visually Impaired Support Group:
Darryl Garner leads this monthly visually impaired support group meeting. Come out to the center on the third Tuesday of each month from 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. in Activity Room #7. The group also, meets every Thursday from 10:00 a.m. to noon in Activity Room #6. The meetings are free and no sign up is required.
Monthly Bereavement Support Group
Open Bereavement Support: Vitas offers a FREE once a month, drop-in, support session. Drop in on the second Wednesday of the month from 1 to 2 p.m. in the Modern Maturity Center Activity Room #7 to talk to a trained bereavement specialist. The next meeting is scheduled for Wednesday October 13, 2021.
Hearing Loss returns in Person to MMC with “Circle Chats!!
The Hearing Loss Association of Delaware (HLADE) gives help and hope to people who have or think they have a hearing loss or have any question about hearing loss! After having to stop meeting in person at MMC due to COVID, we are now inviting area residents to join us on the 1st
Tuesday of the month at 1pm and ask a question or learn about hearing loss, hearing aids, cochlear implants or devices such as phone and alerting systems, etc that are designed for both deaf and hard of hearing people! Our first Kent County “Circle Chat” will be held Tuesday, October 5th
at 1:00 p.m. in Activity Room #7. We will now meet EVERY MONTH, on the 1st
Tuesday of every month in Activity Room #7, so if you can’t make it this month, come next!! We would love to see you and help you in any way!!! We welcome consumers, professionals, family and friends of people with hearing loss to come and learn the latest news on hearing loss! For further information, see “Contact Us” at links below. Contact us: www.hlade.org
or by phone at (302) 388-9459 (V/Text/Captel/711) Or https://www.Facebook/Deaf and Hard of Hearing Connect Delaware
Elder Law Program - WILL RESUME IN 2021
Programs at MMC will resume in 2021. Please check back later!
The Elder Law Program comes on-site to MMC once a month. Schedule a one-on-one appointment to draft powers of attorney and advance healthcare directives (not living wills). Appointments can be made for the second Wednesday of the month between 10:15 a.m. and 3:15 p.m. Schedule a 45-minute appointment at Member Services by calling (302) 734-1200 ext. 167. Please note, all participants must be age 60 and over to qualify for this service.