Health
Thursday, March 09, 2017
 
Balance classes offered Are you afraid of falling? Sussex County Volunteer Delaware 50+ will conduct A Matter of Balance classes once a week for eight weeks on Fridays from April 21 to June 9, from 10 a.m. to noon, at the Cancer Support Community, 18947 John J. Williams Hwy., Ste. 312 (Medical Arts Building), Rehoboth Beach. A Matter of Balance is an evidence-based program designed to help older adults manage their fear of falling and increase their activity levels. Home safety tips and exercises will be offered. This free program is open to the community. Registration is required and classes fill quickly. For more information or to register, call 302-515-3020.

Bereavement program offered Beginning Monday, March 13 at 5 p.m., the Cancer Support Community collaborates with Delaware Hospice to host a 6-week bereavement program, Healing After the Loss of a Loved One, facilitated by Midge DiNatale, BA, GC-C. This series is free of charge and open to anyone who has lost a loved one in the past year.

The Cancer Support Community is located in the Medical Arts Building, 18947 John J. Williams Hwy., Ste. 312, Rehoboth. Space is limited. Call 645-9150 for information and to register.

Free nutrition education seminar Nanticoke Weight Loss and General Surgery will hold a free nutrition education seminar on Thursday, March 16 from 5 to 6 p.m. at Nanticokes Training Center located at 121 S. Front St., Seaford. This months seminar will feature an interactive presentation, Obesity: Separating Fact from Fiction, by Dr. Sandra Palavecino, bariatrician and medical weight loss program director at Nanticoke Weight Loss & General Surgery. This event is open to the public. RSVP is requested, but not required. With fact and fiction available at our fingertips, how do you know whats true and what isnt, especially when it comes to obesity? Dr. Palavecino will discuss new scientific data and debunk myths about current weight loss trends. For more information and to RSVP, call 536-5386.