BETTER BREATHERS CLUB
Day: 3rd Thursday of the month
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
Instructor: Rose Lee
Qigong is an ancient Chinese energy healing system that deals with the vital life force. 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. So when you have good Qi you have good life. 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, Qigong
Tai Chi is also a great exercise for relieving arthritis pain. 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. Instructor: 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.
FREE HEALTH CLINIC
Tuesday, April 15th from 12:30 - 2:00pm at the Senior Center
FREE HEARING CLINIC
Day: 2nd Friday of the month - April 11th
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 CLINIC
Tuesday, April 8th at 1pm at the Northborough Housing Authority
Tuesday, April 22nd at 1:00 PM at the Senior Center
DIABETIC SUPPORT GROUP
Day: Last Tuesday of the month - April 29, 2014
Time: 1:00 pm
It is not always easy to deal with a chronic condition such as diabetes. Come share your ideas and learn from others who are dealing with the same condition. Always open to new members.