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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. 
The group will NOT meet in June or July. 

Elder Law Program

Elder Law is on hiatus.  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.

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

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:  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. 
 

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.
 

Veterans Assistance

 The Delaware Commission of Veterans Affairs (DCVA)  Kent County Service Officer,  Dennis Linehan, 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 #5.   
 
 
 

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 #7.  The meetings are free and no sign up is required. 

NEW - Senior Real Estate Seminar for Prospective Home Sellers

Thinking about selling your home? Join Bob Sacra, a licensed real estate agent for a general review of home sale preparation, costs and process, strategies, inspections, repairs, financing pre-approvals and loan types.   Participants will be prepared for engaging in home sale transactions as well as evaluating the appropriate course of action for their situation. The seminar will be held in Activity Room #5 from 1:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. Thursday May 12.  This seminar is FREE for MMC members. 

NEW - Community Legal Aid Society (CLASI) Presentation on Crimes Against Seniors!

Community Legal Aid Society (CLASI) will have a presentation on fraud, identity theft, and scams. on Wednesday May 25 at noon in the Longwood Dining Room.  This is a FREE presentation.   They will also discuss Protection from Abuse (PFA) orders, how to recognize fraud, identity theft, and scams or potential crimes,  how to avoid becoming a victim and what CLASI can do to help solve the civil legal problems that arise from being a victim.

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