5 Wishes Living Will Workshop
5 Wishes: 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, September 12 from 10 to 11 a.m. in the West Conference Room.
Monthly Blood Pressure Clinics
Want to better manage your blood pressure? Want more than just a quick blood pressure screening? The MMC partners with Bayhealth to offer free monthly blood pressure clinics for members. A Bayhealth RN takes your blood pressure and assesses your vital signs and overall health (including breathing, weight and medications). Bayhealth keeps track of your assessment to monitor your blood pressure health each month. You also receive a wallet card to share this information with your doctor. The clinic runs from 9 to 11 (no appointment necessary) on the fourth Monday of each month. A Bayhealth representative is available in the Longwood Dining Room during those hours to assist you with registration. The next clinic is Monday August 26 and Moday September 23.
Lisa a licensed massage therapist. She offers a gentler alternative to a traditional massage with her “soft touch” massages. This style of massage is ideal for individuals who bruise easily, suffer from arthritis, are fragile or cannot tolerate traditional massages. Massages are offered while fully clothed and can be performed on a table or chair. Lisa offers 30-minute soft touch massages in Activity Room #7 on Wednesdays for just $15 members and $30 non-members. Sign up for an appointment at Member Services at least 24 hours in advance. Refunds will not be issued with less than 24hr. cancellation notice.
A Matter of Balance - Fall Prevention Education Course
The A Matter of Balance Fall Prevention Education Course will meet again in the fall of 2019.
Flu Shot Clinics - Avoid the Flu and Protect Others Around You
Flu shots will be available on Tuesday September 17, 2019 from 11:30 a.m.- 1:30 p.m. in Activity Room #6 and again on Wednesday October 23 from 10:00 a.m.to 12:00 p.m. in Activity Room #7.
Try something new at the MMC. Join Mary Lampert, a Certified Therapeutic Sound Practitioner, to practice sound meditation. Sound meditation is a passive activity where students can come and learn the power of sound to calm, relax and restore the body and mind. Mary guides you through meditation while providing live sound to bring your body back to balance and harmony. Benefits include a decrease in stress, anxiety and depression and improved sleep and focus. Come meet Mary and find out about sound meditation at her monthly class on Thursday, August 15, from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. in Activity Room #7. The cost is just $7 a class for members and $10 for non-members. Students must register and pay in advance at Member Services.
Essential Oils DIY – Sugar Scrubs
Essential Oil DIY – Sugar Scrubs
Grab your girlfriends and join Jowana Lamb, C.A. a certified aromatherapist and member of the National Association for Holistic Aromatherapy and have some fun making your own sugar scrub using essential oils. Sugar scrubs are easy to make, inexpensive and they leave you skin feeling soft and silky! Class is scheduled for Activity Room # 3 on Thursday September 19 and begins at 9:30 a.m. The class is $15.00 for members and $25.00 for non-member. Cost of the class includes all supplies. You must register at Member Services in person or call (302) 734-1200 ext. 167.
Essential Oils - Discover Rock Rose
Join Jowana Lamb, C.A. a certified aromatherapist and member of the National Association for Holistic Aromatherapy and discover Rock Rose. Discover this beautiful flower that grows in Spain and its many healing properties. Participants will make a Face Serum. Class is scheduled for Activity Room # 3 on Thursday October 17 and begins at 9:30 a.m. The class is $15.00 for members and $25.00 for non-member. Cost of the class includes all supplies. You must register at Member Services in person or call (302) 734-1200 ext. 167.
Essential Oils for Muscular Skeletal Pain
Explore the healing powers of essential oils for muscle pain and stiffness with Jowana Lamb, C.A. a certified aromatherapist and member of the National Association for Holistic Aromatherapy. Feature oils will include black pepper, rosemary and mastic. Participants will make a blend for pain relief. This program has been updated so if you have taken it before new material will be presented. Class is scheduled for Activity Room # 3 on Thursday November 14 and begins at 9:30 a.m. The class is $15.00 for members and $25.00 for non-members. Cost of the class includes all supplies. You must register at Member Services in person or call (302) 734-1200 ext. 167.