Potomac Community Village (PCV), whose mission is to make the community stronger and healthier by enabling Potomac-area seniors to safely live in their own homes as they grow older, is hosting a free and open-to-all Health and Wellness Fair on Monday, April 1, from 7 – 9 p.m. at the Potomac Community Center.
The fair features a presentation on “Talking with Your Doctor – Making the Most of Your Healthcare Appointment,” with Steve Lorberbaum, of Assisting Hands of Potomac.
Also planned: A prescription drug take-back collection; blood pressure screening by Suburban Hospital; exercises for better balance taught by Potomac-based personal trainer Rose Campbell; chair yoga instruction with Cathy Lorberbaum of Potomac; staffed information booths for Oasis and JSSA; materials on healthy eating, aging and sex, memory issues, eye care, skin care, Alzheimer’s Disease, dealing with pain, and the Go4Life program from the National Institute on Aging; free healthy refreshments; and free raffle tickets offering the chance to win gift cards from CVS, Harris Teeter, Totally Polished, more.
RSVPs are suggested but not required, to 240-221-1370 or info@PotomacCommunityVillage.org. The Potomac Community Center is at 11315 Falls Road, Potomac.
PCV is a network of neighbors and friends, an all-volunteer nonprofit group which welcomes volunteers of all ages, from middle school to adults. To find out more about membership or volunteering, please call 240-221-1370, or email info@PotomacCommunityVillage.org, or see www.PotomacCommunityVillage.org.
PCV’s Health and Wellness Fair is part of the Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services’ celebration of National Public Health Week, as it convenes a county-wide health fair at locations throughout Montgomery County.