Montgomery wellness calendar, Nov. 1-8

October 31, 2012

“Medicare Part D” seminar Register for the Nov. 13 workshop at B’nai B’rith Homecrest House in Silver Spring. 301-598-4000, Ext. 67.

Memory screening Register for appointments on Nov. 13: National Memory Screening Day. Two locations: The Village at Rockville, 9701 Veirs Dr. 301-354-8447. Renaissance Gardens at Riderwood, 3160 Gracefield Rd., Silver Spring. 301-572-8420.

Hospice Caring seeks volunteers The next training course will be held Nov. 13-15 in Gaithersburg. Penny Gladhill, 301-990-8904. pennyg@hospicecaring.org.

“Building Blocks of Tai Chi” Thursdays at 11:15 a.m. Margaret Schweinhaut Senior Center, 1000 Forest Glen Rd., Silver Spring. 240-777-8086. Registration required.

CPR training for teenagers For ages 12 to 17, training in adult, child and infant CPR. Thursday at 6:30 p.m. MedStar Montgomery Medical Center, 18101 Prince Philip Dr., Olney. 301-774-8881. www.montgomerygeneral.org. $35. Registration required.

Rockville 10K/5K,Benefiting the Rockville Youth Recreation Fund. “The oldest continuing race in Montgomery County” starts and ends at King Farm Village Center (King Farm Boulevard and Pleasant Drive). Saturday at 8:30 a.m. (registration opens at 7:30). $40. 301-651-3372 or www.mcrrc.org.

Gentle Yoga classes For anyone affected by cancer; stretching, breathing and relaxation exercises to help improve muscle tone and aid in stress management. Monday at 10 and 11:15 a.m. Hope Connections for Cancer Support, 5430 Grosvenor Lane, Bethesda. 301-493-5002. www.hopeconnectionsforcancer.org. Free.

Walking Club A 45-minute neighborhood walk. 8:15 a.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. Friendship Heights Village Center, 4433 S. Park Ave., Chevy Chase. 301-656-2797. www.friendshipheightsmd.gov.

Senior Health Insurance Assistance Program One-on-one counseling on Medicare and Medigap issues. Tuesday appointments start at 10:30 a.m. Margaret Schweinhaut Senior Center, 1000 Forest Glen Rd., Silver Spring. 240-777-8086. Free. Registration required.

Blood-pressure check Hosted by a nurse from Holy Cross Hospital. Tuesday at 12:15 p.m. Margaret Schweinhaut Senior Center, 1000 Forest Glen Rd., Silver Spring. 240-777-8086.

“Coping With Change” A group discussion of healthy aging practices. Tuesday at 1 p.m. Margaret Schweinhaut Senior Center, 1000 Forest Glen Rd., Silver Spring. 240-777-8086.

“Bone Builders” exercise classes Tuesdays and Thursdays at 3 p.m. Potomac Library, 10101 Glenolden Dr. 240-777-1350. 240-777-0690.

Support group for veterans A peer-led group. Tuesday at 7 p.m. National Alliance on Mental Illness Rockville, 11718 Parklawn Dr. 301-949-5852, Ext. 105. rhalper@namimc.org.

Parenting workshop For parents of children ages 2 to 12, a presentation by Carol Kranowitz on “Sensory Challenges and In-Sync Solutions.” Sponsored by the Parent Encouragement Program. Next Thursday, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Kensington Baptist Church, 10100 Connecticut Ave., Kensington. 301-929-8824. 301-942-4400. www.pepparent.org. $30. Registration required.

— Compiled by Lisa M. Bolton

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