VNA Care Network & Hospice presents
“PRE-DIABETES TALK - 5 SIGNS
THAT PUT YOU AT RISK
Get the Facts – Take Charge of You!”
Protect yourself so you can remain healthy…
Date: October 6
Time: 11:00 AM
Presenter: Judith Manning, RN
Pre-diabetes occurs when you have blood
glucose levels higher than normal but not yet
high enough to be diagnosed as diabetes .This
condition puts you at a higher for developing
type-2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease.
Research shows that making healthy changes in
your diet and activity has been shown to prevent
or delay development of Type-2 diabetes.
Come and learn how to make these LIFESTYLE
CHANGES and be screened for Pre-diabetes.
Date: October 13
Time: 9:00 – 11:00 AM Appointments
As a follow-up to the talk given by VNA
Care Network & Hospice on October 6,
they will be providing a free Pre-Diabetes
Screening. Appointments must be made in
advance. Please call the Senior Center at
508-393-5035 to make your reservation.
Get Checked for Signs that Put You at Risk.
Get the Facts – Take Charge of You
LOW VISION SUPPORT GROUP
Day: 2nd Thursday of the month
Date: October 8th
Time: 1:00 PM
Coordinator: Agnes Sagerian
Do you have vision loss of any kind? In general, our group meets on the second Thursday of the month at the Senior Center.
In August we’ll have a Discussion Group. Please contact our
coordinator, Agnes Sagerian at 508-393-8353 with any questions. We welcome you to join our group.
DIABETIC SUPPORT GROUP
Until we find a new leader, this group will not meet. Please look at future newsletters for an update.
FREE HEALTH CLINIC
Tuesday, October 20th from 12:30 - 2:00pm at the Senior Center.
FREE HEARING CLINIC
Day: 2nd Friday
Date: October 9th
Time: 12:30 – 1:30 PM
Peter Lee of Professional Hearing Healthcare Associates of Westborough will be at the Senior Center to provide free hearing screenings.
Please call 508-393-5035 to make your appointment.
FREE BLOOD PRESSURE CLINICS
Tuesday, October 13th at 1:00 PM at the Northborough Housing Authority.
Tuesday, October 27th at 1:00 PM at the Senior Center.
BETTER BREATHERS CLUB
Day: 3rd Thursday of the month
Date: October 15th
Time: 2:00 PM
Do you have a chronic lung disease such as asthma, COPD, chronic bronchitis, or lung cancer? Then this group is for you! Join Cheryl Burgess, Respiratory Therapist
at Marlborough Hill Healthcare Center and Molly Coyne, LPN from Bouvier Pharmacy, at this new support group. You will learn breathing techniques, talk about medications,
tests, oxygen and nutrition, try some exercises, and much more. Please RSVP to the Senior Center, 508-393-5035 for attendance. Learn More, Breath Better!
QIGONG TAI CHI FOR HEALTH AND VITALITY
Time: 9:00 – 10:30 AM
Cost: $3.00 per class
Instructor: Rose Lee
Qi means "breath, or vital life force" and gong means "to cultivate or work". Qigong is a lifestyle, living in harmony with nature; a way of exercise, meditation, and practices of the
body, mind, and spirit. Tai Chi is a sequence of fluid movements using the principles of Qigong movements to help reduce stress and high blood pressure, improve balance and
flexibility to reduce the risk of falling, and increase endurance and mobility, In this class we will begin with Qigong warm ups and then progress into Tai Chi movements. Qigong
Tai Chi is suitable for people of all ages, standing or sitting. Please wear loose clothing and comfortable shoes when doing this exercise. Rose Lee has been teaching Chinese
martial arts for more than 20 years in fitness clubs, retirement communities and senior centers. She is an inspiring enthusiastic instructor.