Our Programs

Wellness Opportunities



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


Monthly Blood Pressure Clinics

This program is on break and will resume at a later date!   Please check back later. 
 
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. 

Massage Therapy

When the Governor implements Phase 3 of Re-opening massage therapy will resume.  Please check back later. 
 
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. Wednesday evening appointments are also available.. Conatct Member Services for an appointment at least 24 hours in advance. 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. 

Foot Care appointments with Dr. Robert Gemignani, DPM

When the Governor implements Phase 3 of Re-opening foot care will resume.  Please check back later.  
 
Dr. Gemignani will be at MMC to provide foot health assessments, clip toenails and buff feet.  Each appointment is scheduled for 15 minutes.  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.   Please contact Member Services  for an appointment. Member Services can be reached at 302-734-1200 ext. 167 or via email member.services@modern-maturity.org. 

Hearing Loss Support & Chat Group

This program will resume in the fall. 
 
The Hearing Loss Association of Delaware (HLADE)conducts a support and chat group session on the first Thursday of the month from 10:00 am until noon in Activity Room #7.    HLADE offers information, education, support and assistance to anyone interested in learning more about any aspect of hearing loss, coping skills, technology and more!  This is free and everyone is welcome to join us! For more information,contact Linda Heller at hlade@comcast.net or (302) 388-9459 or go to the HLADE website at www.hlade.orgor go to the HLADE website at www.hlade.org

Visually Impaired Support Group

The support group is taking a break for the summer.  Please check back later!   
 
 Darryl Garner leads this monthly visually impaired support group meeting. Come out to the center on the third Tuesday of each month from 11:15 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in Activity Room #7. The next meeting is Tuesday December  17.  The meetings are free and no sign up is required. 

Open Bereavement Support

This support group is taking a break for the summer.  Please check back later!
 
Vitas offers a once a month, drop-in, support session. Drop in on the third Wednesday of the month from 1 to 2:30 p.m. in the Modern Maturity Center Activity Room #5 to talk to a trained bereavement specialist.  The next meeting will take place on Wednesday Febraury 19, 2020. 

Energy Balancing and Pain Relief

When the Governor implements Phase 3 of Re-opening, Energy Balancing and Pain Refief will resume.  Please check back later.  
 
Energy Balancing and Pain Relief.   Diana Dahanovi has been a holistic practitioner for over 20 years, enabling her clients relief from arthritic pain, depression, episodes of depression and vertigo.  Imagine how wonderful it would be to awaken each day with less physical pain or emotional stress than days prior? Diana’s non-invasive treatments are done on a massage table, while dressed in loosely fit clothing.  No oils are used, or skin manipulated, as in massage. The whole experience is very relaxing.   Sessions are 25 minutes in length; the cost is $15.00 per session for members and $20.00 per session for non-members.   Appointments areThursday afternoons.   Please contact Member Services  for an appointment.  Member Services can be reached at 302-734-1200 ext. 167 or via email member.services@modern-maturity.org. 
 

FREE Chronic Pain Management Classes

Six sessions for Chronic Pain Self Management will be hosted by The Modern Maturity Center on six consecutive Friday mornings, beginning in September, from 9:30 until noon in Activity Room # 8.
 
The experienced educators who will present the training program will provide coping and problem solving mechanisms that you can use to make living with Pain, or assisting loved ones with Chronic Pain, much more manageable. Topics covered will build upon simple breathing, exercising and relaxing techniques.  Problem solving, goal setting and communicating your needs will be emphasized.  The classes are FREE  for those living with Chronic Pain and for anyone who wants to learn how to avoid and delay Chronic Pain,  but you must register to join the classes by calling the instructor, Maria Seliga at 302 387 1626; please leave a message with your phone number if no answer.  You may also  contact Member Services to registe.   Member Services can be reached at 302-734-1200 ext. 167 or via email member.services@modern-maturity.org.
 
 All participants who complete the program will receive a certificate, textbooks, a C D, and the strength to change their lives.  This free program was developed by Stanford University and is offered to you by the Department of Health and Social Services.
 

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