Classes with Tina Marks will be held Tuesdays at the O'Malley Senior Activity Center, 1275 Odenton Road. Therapeutic yoga is offered from 1 p.m. to 2:15 p.m., and intermediate therapeutic yoga is offered from 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Cost and information: 410-222-6227.
Hot dog hoedown
Annapolis Senior Activity Center members can don their Western garb and enjoy a hot dog hoedown beginning at noon Wednesday, July 25, at the center, 119 S. Villa Ave. Tickets are $4 for two grilled hot dogs, chips, soda and a cookie. Music by WNAV's Bob Duckman. Information: 410-222-1818:
The Department of Aging and Disabilities has updated a booklet on community support groups. The booklet focuses on groups for caregiving, Alzheimer's disease, bereavement for adults and children, diabetes, brain injury, cancer, stroke, cardiac and pulmonary problems, Parkinson's, and bowel and urinary diversions. The booklet is free and available at the department, 2666 Riva Road, fourth floor, Annapolis or online at aacounty.org/aging/resources/community_support_groups.pdf. Information: 410-222-4257.
Trips for 2012
Members of the Annapolis Senior Activity Center can stop by the trip desk for a preview of 2012 outings and to make reservations and deposits. Information: 410-222-1818.
Brochures on residents' rights in nursing homes and assisted-living facilities and another brochure on the ombudsman program protecting those residents are available from the Department of Aging and Disabilities. The brochures are titled "Resident's Rights in Nursing Homes/Rehabilitation Centers in Maryland," "Resident's Rights in Assisted Living Facilities in Maryland" and "Ombudsman: Your Resident Advocate." Information: 410-222-4464 or http://www.aacounty.org/aging.
The Anne Arundel County Department of Aging and Disabilities has published its 2012-2013 edition of "Services for Seniors, Adults with Disabilities and Caregivers." The free directory is printed annually in May (Older Americans Month) and includes information on rental and housing assistance, legal help, county social services benefits and caregiver information. Copies are available at department headquarters, 2666 Riva Road, fourth floor, Annapolis; the seven senior activity centers; county libraries; at CVS, Food Lion and WaWa stores; and online at http://www.aacounty.org/aging. Information: 410-222-4257.
Information on assisted-living homes and other housing options for seniors has been updated on the county Department of Aging and Disabilities website at http://www.aacounty.org/aging.
The following activities will be offered at the Annapolis Senior Activity Center, 119 S. Villa Ave. Information: 410-222-1818:
Nutrition information Staff and volunteers from Maryland Hunger Solutions will be at the center from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, July 17. They will provide information about available nutrition assistance programs, pre-screen individuals to see whether they are eligible for aid, and assist interested individuals in applying on site for programs.
The following activities will be offered at the Arnold Senior Activity Center, 44 Church Road. Information: 410-222-1922:
Ice cream social National Ice Cream Month will be celebrated at 1 p.m. Monday, July 23. Sundaes will include favorite toppings. Cost is $1.
Scrabble Challenge your brain by playing Scrabble, 12:45 p.m. to 3 p.m. Mondays. New participants are welcome.
The following activities will be offered at the Brooklyn Park Activity Center, 202 Hammonds Lane. Information: 410-222-6847:
Driving program The AARP Driver Safety Program will be held from 9 a.m. to noon Wednesday, July 11. Participants will learn the rules of the road and defensive driving techniques. $5.
Health insurance A representative from the Senior Health Insurance Program is available by appointment to discuss health insurance concerns at the Arnold Senior Activity Center. Appointments and information: 410-222-1922.
The following activities will be offered at the O'Malley Senior Activity Center, 1270 Odenton Road, Odenton. Information: 410-222-6227:
Comedy Rodney Dangerfield impressionist Mike Mullins performs at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 17.
'Power of the Palette Knife' An art workshop will be held from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesdays, July 24 and 31. Art teacher Kathy Kniess will demonstrate how to use a palette knife to create and complete a painting. All skill levels are welcome, and class size is limited. Free.
Quilt Club Participants can help one another with projects and learn ideas and techniques every Friday at 1 p.m. at the O'Malley Annex. Machines are available. New members welcome.
The following activities will be offered at the Pasadena Senior Activity Center, 4103 Mountain Road. Information: 410-222-0030:
Insurance fraud Steve Wright, an investigator with the Maryland Insurance Administration's fraud unit, will give an overview of insurance fraud and answer questions from 10 a.m. to noon Tuesday, July 17. Sign up by Wednesday, July 11.
The following activities will be offered at the South County Senior Activity Center, 27 Stepneys Lane, Edgewater. Information: 410-222-1927 or 410-798-4802.
Hearing aid cleaning Allied Hearing Associates of Annapolis will provide licensed health care professionals for free hearing aid cleaning from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 18. Free hearing screening tests will also be provided.
Single seniors group The Single Seniors Group encourages companionship, support and group participation in activities such as movies, dances, picnics and tours. Information: 410-222-6680 or http://www.aacounty.org/aging (click on the senior center).Copyright © 2015, The Baltimore Sun