Our Programs

Wellness Opportunities

The MMC holds monthly wellness classes, workshops, clinics and screenings on a variety of topics.

Dancing in Your Chair with Ida Kirkendall

 It’s Fun, It’s Free!!!!!  “Dancing In Your Chair” with Ida Kirkendall.  This is a fun low impact class where Ida will have you moving in your seat to great music.  Everything is done safely in a chair.  **NO STANDING REQUIRED**  You will do aerobic exercises, stretching, Latin dancing, Line dancing and more.  Let’s get those bodies moving!  Classes are held every Tuesday from 9:00 a.m. —9:40 a.m.and Friday from 10:15 a.m.- 11:00 a.m.  in the Palmer Room. 

Foot Care Appointments with DR. G.

Dr. Gemignani will be at to provide foot health assessments, clip toenails and buff feet.  Each appointment is scheduled for 15 minutes and are held in Activity Room #6. .  The cost of the appointments is $35.00 for members and $40.00 for non-members.   Neither private insurance nor Medicare are accepted for this service.  Dr. G. will be at MMC on Friday  September 24 October 22 and  from 9:00 a.m. until noon.  Contact Member Services for an appointment  (302)734-1200 ext. 167  or by e-mail at member.services@modern-maturity.org  Advance payment is required.  Refunds will not be issued with less than 24-hour cancellation notice.

Massage Therapy

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. PLEASE NOTE FROM JULY - OCTOBER  MASSAGE THERAPY  WILL TAKE PLACE IN ACTIVITY ROOM #6/CHAPEL.  Wednesday evening appointments are also available.. Conatct Member Services for an appointment at least 24 hours in advance.Advance payment is required.  Refunds will not be issued with less than 24-hour cancellation notice.  Member Services can be reached at 302-734-1200 ext. 167 or via email member.services@modern-maturity.org. 

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. 

Fall is Time to Get Your Flu Shot!

Protect yourself and others.  Rite Aid Pharmacy is offering flu shot clinics in the MMC lobby.  Vaccinations are  FREE if you have private insurance or are Medicare eligible.  Please make sure you bring your Medicare or insurance card with you!  Pneumonia and COVID vaccinations will also be available.  No appointments are necessary. 
Here are the dates vaccinations will be available:
  • Monday October 4 and Tuesday October 5 from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.
  • Monday October 18 and Tuesday October 19 from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.

Open Bereavement Support

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. 

Bayhealth's PACE/Monthly Blood Pressure Clinics

Bayhealth’s,  PACE( Promoting Active Community Engagement) clinics at the Modern Maturity Center will resume on Monday, July 26 from 9:00 a.m. until -11:00 a.m.    The PACE program is for anyone in Bayhealth’s service area who is interested in healthier living,  but is especially designed for people with chronic conditions such as diabetes, obesity, COPD, and depression, those at risk for heart attack and stroke, and those dealing with tobacco, alcohol, and drug abuse. Monthly PACE Clinics include individualized counseling from a registered nurse based on each participant’s health problems, medications and blood pressure.  First-time participants will receive a full health assessment that covers lifestyle habits, as well as weight, blood pressure and pulse rate/oximetry.  All services are FREE of charge.

Clinics are held monthly from 9-11 a.m. at MMC.  Registration for services take place in the Longwood Dining Room.  
Clinics are scheduled for the following dates:
Monday October 18
Monday November 15
Monday December 20

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 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

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