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Bayhealth Family Medicine Residency Program comes to MMC

MMC is partnering with the Bayhealth Family Medicine Dover Practice in hosting monthly topic specific “Ask the Doc” sessions. These include topics such as diabetes, high blood pressure, memory loss, medication review and additional topics. During these sessions you will have the opportunity to ask questions and have a discussion with the physician and the office pharmacist. These sessions are FREE and open to the public, but you must register with Member Services at 302-734-1200 ext. 167.
All session are scheduled for 10:00 a.m. in Activity Room #5. 
Vaccines for the elderly patient – Dr. Eric Moseley - Thursday June 1, 2023  

Bereavement Support Group

Vitas offers a FREE once a month, drop-in, support session. Drop in on the second Wednesday of the month from 12:30 to 2 p.m. in the Modern Maturity Center Activity Room #5 to talk to a trained bereavement specialist. 
You must be a member of the Modern Maturity Center to participate.

Hearing Loss “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!  . 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 hlade@comcast.net or by phone at (302) 388-9459 (V/Text/Captel/711)  Or https://www.Facebook/Deaf and Hard of Hearing Connect Delaware.  This is free and open to the public. 

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! 

Medicare Patrol

The Modern Maturity Center hosts the Delaware Medicare Assistance Bureau and Senior Medicare Patrol with an on-site volunteer available for Medicare counseling.  Our specially trained volunteer can help if your turning 65 and need Medicare Supplement and Advantage pricing, questions about your current coverage, or other Medicare related questions.   Appointments are on Tuesdays from 10:00 a.m. until 1:00 pm
To schedule an apppointment call Member Services at 302-734-1200 ext 167.  

MMC Singles Group

MMC Singles Group:  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. 
You must be a member of the Modern Maturity Center to participate.

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 .   THERE IS A 3-MONTH FEE OF $10 FOR MEMBERS TO COVER THE COST OF SUPPLIES.  Payments are to be made at Member Services every three months.. Please note this class is designed for members who can engage in independent learning.
You must be a member of the Modern Maturity Center to participate.

Veterans Assistance

 The Delaware Commission of Veterans Affairs (DCVA)  Kent County Service Officer will be on-site the third Thursday of every month to aid veterans. The Service Officer will be available between 10:00 am and 11:00 am. in Activity Room #6/Chapel.   

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 #8.  The group also, meets every Thursday from 10:00 a.m. to noon in Activity Room #8.  The meetings are free and no sign up is required.  
You must be a member of the Modern Maturity Center to participate.

Computer and Cell Phone Tutor

Our computer and cell phone tutors are available to teach the basics (what type of computer to purchase, general orientation, internet use, antivirus), communication programs (email, Skype, Facebook) and help members set up and operate an eBay or Craigslist account. The Computer and Cell Phone Tutors are available by appointment only. Please contact Member Services to reserve an appointment. Tutoring sessions are $10 an hour for members.  Advance payment is required. Refunds will not be issued with less than 24-hour cancellation notice.
You must be a member of the Modern Maturity Center to participate.

Stop the Scams!

Fraudsters target older adults and the losses are staggering. Constant phone calls, emails, and text messages from highly manipulative and sophisticated criminals who are trying to steal your money.  Learn how to protect yourself and others. Please join the Delaware Vicitms’ Rights Task Force, members of the Delaware State Police, and the Attorney General’s Office as they speak of the various fraud scams that are targeting Delawareans. Learn steps you can take to protect yourself and others from fraud and scams.
WHO: Delaware Victims’ Rights Task Force
WHEN: Thursday, April 27th at NOON
WHERE: MMC Longwood Room

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