LOW VISION SUPPORT GROUP
Day: 2nd Thursday of the month
Date: July 9/August 13
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 July we
welcome Andrea Schein from the MA Commission for the Blind and 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, July 21/August 18 from 12:30 - 2:00pm at the Senior Center.
FREE HEARING CLINIC
Day: 2nd Friday
Date: July 10/August 14
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, July 14/August 11 at 1:00 PM at the Northborough Housing Authority.
Tuesday, July 28/August 25 at 1:00 PM at the Senior Center.
BETTER BREATHERS CLUB
Day: 3rd Thursday of the month
Date: July 16 (no meeting in August)
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.