Free Health Seminars

Attend a free healthcare seminar this October courtesy of the Ocean Pines Recreation and Parks Department. The seminars, which are open to the public, will be held at the Ocean Pines Community Center, located at 235 Ocean Parkway in Ocean Pines.

On Tuesday, Oct. 4 from 11 am-noon, Home Instead Senior Care will host a seminar on normal aging of the brain. Home Instead will also host a “Caregiver Connection” seminar on Tuesday, Nov. 1.

Back in Action Physical Therapy will hold a balance seminar on Monday, Oct. 10 from 12:30-1:30 pm. The class will teach ways to improve safety in the home and community, strategies to improve balance and the role of strength, flexibility and endurance to help reduce falls.

Back in Action will return on Monday, Oct. 17 with Kappes Wellness Centers to present a seminar on the difference between chiropractic and physical therapy and will discuss posture, including negative health effects of poor posture and strategies to improve it, on Monday, Oct. 24. Both seminars will be held from 12:30-1:30 pm.

Atlantic General Hospital’s Dr. Dan Pascucci will share how to prevent common athletic injuries on Monday, Oct. 24 from 9-10 am. Participants will learn how to protect knees, shoulders and other joints while remaining active and healthy.

Although there is no cost to attend these seminars, spaces are limited and advance registration is required. For more information or to register, call the Ocean Pines Recreation and Parks Department at 410-641-7052.

Information regarding additional recreational programs, including an online version of the Ocean Pines Activity Guide, is available at OceanPines.org.

 

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