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Tai Ji Quan: Movement for Better Balance

Tai Ji Quan

Tai Ji Quan Movement for Better Balance is a community based fall prevention program. The classes are taught 2x/weekly in groups where participants learn eight modified Yang style Tai Chi forms over a 6 month time frame.

Dates: June 14, 2022 - December 1, 2022

Time:  11 AM - 12 PM

Location:  ZOOM

Register is now open. 

All participants should be able to access ZOOM. Materials will be mailed to you. Please call or email Penny Tilghman at the Department of Aging at (410) 222-0268 with any questions about this course.

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Cancer, Thriving, Surviving 

Cancer, Thriving, Surviving

Cancer, Thriving and Surviving is a FREE 6 week, interactive group workshop delivered for cancer survivors who have completed their major cancer treatments. Participants participants will meet weekly for 2.5 hours to learn skills to deal with: problems such as fear of recurrence, changes in body image,  frustration, fatigue, pain, isolation, poor sleep and living with uncertainty, appropriate exercise for regaining and maintaining flexibility, and endurance,  making decisions about treatment and complementary therapies, communicating effectively with family, friends, and health professionals, nutrition, setting priorities, relationships.  Core skills taught include action planning, problem solving and decision making.

This workshop is for adults, 18 years and older who are managing cancer or are in remission.

Dates: March 31, 2022 - May 5, 2022

Time:  6 PM - 8:30 PM

Location:  ZOOM

Register is now open. 

All participants should be able to access ZOOM. Materials will be mailed to you. Please call or email Penny Tilghman at the Department of Aging at (410) 222-0268 with any questions about this course.

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Living Well with Chronic Pain Workshop

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Program Benefits

Living Well with Chronic Pain (LWCP) is a 6-session evidence-based workshop designed for those dealing with chronic pain. Participants learn self-management techniques and skills needed in the day to day management of their chronic pain condition. This program has also been proven effective with family and caregivers. This program also aims to help participants better communicate with their health care providers and make healthy day-to-day decisions. 

What Is Provided To Participants 

Participants who have completed a workshop demonstrate: 

  • Pain and fatigue management 
  • How to make an action plan to set and achieve attainable goals
  • Problem solving 
  • How to deal with difficult emotions 
  • Appropriate physical activity for maintaining and improving strength, flexibility, and endurance 
  • Effective decision making 
  • Healthy eating 
  • Communication skills 
  • Pacing activity and rest 
  • Working with your health care professional 

There are currently no Living Well with Chronic Pain (LWCP) workshops available. To inquire about upcoming workshops, please call or email Penny Tilghman at the Department of Aging at (410) 222-0268.

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Living Well With Diabetes

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This is a FREE 6-week ZOOM workshop designed for people who have been diagnosed with prediabetes, Type 1 or Type 2 Diabetes and /or their caregivers. 

VIRTUAL classes meet 2 1/2 hours weekly. Each session builds on the last to help you learn the self management TOOLS of goal setting and creating action plans.

Come learn about:

  • The complications of diabetes
  • Managing blood sugar with healthy eating and exercise
  • Dealing with stress
  • Improving communication with healthy care providers

Dates: July 6 - August 16th on ZOOM

Time:  4:30 - 7PM

Location:  Virtual using ZOOM | Participants must be able to access ZOOM with video ON. 

For questions, call (410) 222-0268

Register using form below or email Penny Tilghman

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Hypertension 

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Living Well with Hypertension is a 2.5 hour highly interactive workshop designed for people who have been diagnosed with hypertension or high blood pressure. This class teaches those participants how to better manage their condition. Topics covered include:

  • What is high blood pressure
  • Problems with Salt/Sodium Intake
  • Home Monitoring Tips
  • Where’s the Salt
  • Knowing Your Numbers
There are currently no workshops available. To inquire about upcoming workshops, please call or email Penny Tilghman at the Department of Aging at (410) 222-0268.
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Stepping On (Falls Prevention)
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 Stepping On is a 7 week fall prevention workshop. Participants will build confidence and overcome their fear of falling.  Participants who attend the 2 hour class on a weekly basis will learn:
  • Strength and balance exercises you can adapt to your individual level
  • To get back on your feet and recover from a fall
  • To identify and remove or avoid fall hazards in your home and outside
  • How vision, hearing, medication and footwear affect your risk of falling

Gain professional advice from the following:

  • Physical therapist
  • Pharmacist
  • Vision Expert
  • Community Safety Specialist
There are currently no workshops available. To inquire about upcoming workshops, please call or email Penny Tilghman at the Department of Aging at (410) 222-0268.
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