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Active Aging Expo

Montgomery County is ranked in the top five of longest life expectancy in the U.S.

Staying healthy, active and involved are the keys to successful aging.

The City of Gaithersburg’s Active Aging Expo features:

Interesting Lectures
Interactive Demonstrations
Preventive Screenings
Access to Senior Services

All this and more will be available at the free Active Aging Expo on Monday, May 6 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Activity Center at Bohrer Park, 506 South Frederick Avenue next to Gaithersburg High School.

This expo is a partnership between the City of Gaithersburg, the Montgomery Village Foundation, Montgomery County Housing Opportunities Commission and Asbury Methodist Village. Not-for-profit organizations with information on health and wellness as well as businesses that specialize in serving older adults will also be on hand. Please note that the Gaithersburg Upcounty Senior Center will be closed on May 6 as all staff will be involved in this event.

No registration is necessary. Just show up and be prepared to change your life. For more information call 301.258.6380.

Schedule of Events

9:45 a.m. “Demystifying Aging” – Elinor Ginzler
10 a.m. Emergency Preparedness – Michael Goldfarb
10 a.m. Hulala Fitness – Jeanne Lieder
10:15 a.m. “Eleven Steps to Building a Happy Life” – Louise Stewart
10:30 a.m. Diabete Signature Series – Tiffany Ingram
10:45 a.m. Seated Chair Martial Arts/Balance – Diane Schiflett
11:15 a.m. “Connecting in Friendship” – Beth Shapiro
11:15 a.m. “In Search of Maryland’s Ghosts” – Karren Yaffe Lottes & Dorothy Pugh
11:30 a.m. “How to Stay Healthy and Safe in Your Home” – Cindy Kardeman & Isabelle Schoenfeld
12:15 p.m. “Is Your Jewelry Box a Treasure Chest?” – Steve Gouterman
12:15 p.m. “Safety After 60” – Officer Dan Lane
12:30 p.m. Bollywood / Tango / Zumba – Carolyn Ferrante
12:30 p.m. “Great Sexpectations” – Susan Milstein
1 p.m. Ageless Grace – Amy Liss
1 p.m. “Clutter is Just That Simple” – Judy Tiger
1:15 p.m. Chinese Dancers & Tai Chi Rod – Chinese American Senior Services Association
1:15 p.m. “Caring for the Caregiver” – Deborah King

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