Brooklyn Park Center Announces Open House For Older Americans Month
Brooklyn Park, MD (May 14, 2015) – The Brooklyn Park Senior Activity Center has announced an open house event scheduled for May 20th, 2015 at 202 Hammonds Lane, Brooklyn Park. The center is one of seven operated by the Anne Arundel County Department of Aging and Disabilities. The event will run from 5:00-7:00 p.m.
“I am excited to spotlight Brooklyn Park Senior Center’s open house for Older Americans Month,” stated the Brooklyn Park Senior Center Director, Carolyn Scurry-Boyd. “Situated in historic, northern Anne Arundel County, our center is unique because of its cultural diversity. Our center serves largest Korean American community, and is in an area of the county where the greatest number of older adults to reside. We are happy to celebrate our open house event with all.”
- Chef’s On The Go will conduct a cooking demonstration of different soups. You may taste the dishes made and take a copy of the recipes.
- Jackie Churches, MST, Licensed Massage Therapist will be teaching breathing techniques. Learn how to keep your airways open, how to inhale, and be ready to brighten your day from the inside out.
- Sikhye, which is a Korean rice dessert drink, will be available for sampling. It is the most popular traditional holiday drink made with barley, malt powder and rice.
- The Taste Sweet Dreams’ cupcake company will be there to take orders of your favorite flavor.
- Brooklyn Park’s Senior Dance Team will be performing their dance routines.
Anne Arundel County Senior Activity Centers offer free memberships for individuals 55 or older who are active and able to function independently. For more information, visit your local senior center to obtain orientation materials and take a tour. Adults 55 or older who need assistance with daily living activities, or their caregivers, should contact Information and Assistance at 410-222-4257 to learn more about alternatives to Senior Activity Centers.
Anyone needing special accommodations, must contact 410-222-6847. For more information, please go to the Department of Aging and Disabilities website. TTY users, please call via Maryland Relay 7-1-1. All materials are available in an alternative format upon request.