Free Health Seminars

The Ocean Pines Recreation and Parks Department will offer several free health-related seminars this fall at the Ocean Pines Community Center, located at 235 Ocean Parkway in Ocean Pines.

On Tuesday, Sept. 29 at 9 a.m., Atlantic General Hospital’s Ann Waples will present “Keeping Your Heart Happy & Healthy.”  Waples, a registered nurse, will discuss how food choices affect heart health.  Participants will also get to sample a variety of healthy breakfast cereals.

Breast cancer awareness will be the focus of a seminar on Tuesday, Oct. 13 from 5-6 p.m.  Dr. Roopa Gupta will cover warning signs, diagnosis and treatment options.  Participants will also learn how to complete a breast self-exam.

Registered dietitian and certified diabetes educator Darlene Jameson will share information about the diabetic diet at a seminar on Tuesday, Nov. 10 from 2-3 p.m. Participants will learn about practical substitutions and recipe modifications that will allow them to still enjoy the foods they love.

All of these seminars are free and open to public, but registration is required and spaces are limited.   For more information or to register, call the Ocean Pines Recreation and Parks Department at 410-641-7052 or email rec@oceanpines.org.  Information regarding additional recreational programs, including an online version of the Ocean Pines Fall Activity Guide, is available at OceanPines.org.

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