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May 2017 Events

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May 2017 Calendar of Events

May Events

Every Monday
Beginning May 1
8:30 - 9:30
Chair Yoga
Instructor: Dara Turner, AFAA Certified Personal Trainer and FAI Functional Aging Specialist.
Join Dara to learn a gentle form of yoga that is practiced sitting on a chair, or standing using a chair for support. The benefits of yoga include improved strength, improved flexibility and reduced stress and improved mental clarity.
Every Monday
Beginning May 1
3:00 - 4:00
Instructor: Dara Turner, Zumba Basic, Gold, FAI Functional Aging Specialist.
Join Dara as she introduces easy-to-follow Zumba choreography that focuses on balance, range of motion and coordination. This class recreates the original moves you love at a lower-intensity.
Every Tuesday
Beginning May 2
9:30 - 10:30
SilverSneakers Flex Program
Instructor: Dara Turner, Silver Sneakers and FAI Functional Aging Specialist.
Join Dara to experience the benefits of the FLEX fitness classes which include reducing your risk of heart disease and diabetes and making new friends who share your interest in a healthy life.
Friday, May 5
9:00 - 1:00
Annual Luncheon Celebration: Kentucky Derby Style
Presented by: Marion Senior Services.
Seating is limited and must RSVP 352-620-3501
Monday, May 8
5:00 - 6:00
Decadent Healthy Desserts Created by Chef Damon Vitale
Presented by: Chef Damon Vitale, Culinary Instructor at Marion Technical College.
Join Chef Vitale as he demonstrates how to transform ordinary desserts into healthy decadent desserts that are easy to make. The treat will be in tasting his culinary creations.
Tuesday, May 9
9:00 - 12:00
LifeSouth Blood Drive
LifeSouth is Ocala’s non-profit blood center and prizes will be given to those who donate blood.
Thursday, May 11
1:30 - 3:00
COPD - Airheads Support Group
Monthly support group that discusses topics related to COPD and pulmonary disease. For more information call (352) 433-7353.
Thursday, May 11
2:00 - 3:30
AAA Travel: Choice Vacations
Presented by: The Auto Club Group.
Join AAA as they offer the top 10 best vacation destinations!
Friday, May 12
10:00 - 12:00
Mother’s Day Fashion Show
Presented by: Fashions by Bealls.
Join us for a show displaying the latest fashion trends in summer wear and to celebrate Mothers Day with other special women.
Monday, May 15 11:00 - 12:00
Women’s Health: Caring for the Caregivers
Presented by: Visiting Angels Living Assistance Services.
In recognition of Women’s Health Week, this informational program is designed to provide guidance for those caring for loved ones at home. This program is formatted in a panel discussion offering information regarding at home nursing care, social work and community resources.
Wednesday, May 17 1:00 - 2:00
Women’s Health: A Little Exercise Offering BIG Benefits
Presented by: Marsha McDaniel, PT, MBA, Director of Rehab Services, Munroe Regional Medical Center.
In recognition of Women’s Health Week, join Marsha as she reveals exercises that offer the biggest health benefits.
Wednesday, May 17 2:00 - 3:30
Diabetes 101
Presented by: Amy Waller, Senior Educator/Nurse Practitioner: Diabetes Education Program.
Join Amy to learn how to control your diabetes through nutrition, diet, exercise, medication management and stress control.
Thursday, May 18 6:30 - 8:30
Painting and a Creative Night
Instructed by: Sheila Ramos, Owner of The Artist Hub.
Cost: $25.00
Join Sheila to learn how to paint a summer sunset. She will provide all supplies: 11X14 canvas, acrylic paint, brushes, paper and water containers. Call Sheila at (352) 867-9660 to register.
Friday, May 19
10:00 - 12:00
Mother’s Day Bingo
Presented by: Shirley Hamilton, Healthy 55 Volunteer.
Join Shirley for a fun day of bingo and prizes!
Friday, May 19
1:30 - 3:30
What is in the Food You Eat?: A New Look at 2018 Food Labels
Presented by: Nancy J. Gal, Extension Agent IV Health, Nutrition and Food Safety, UF/IFAS Extension Services Marion County.
Join Nancy and she reveals the USDA 2018 dietary guidelines for food labels.
Tuesday, May 23
1:00 - 2:00
Emotional Eating - Does it Really Exist?
Presented by: Amy Freeman, RDN, LDN, CDE, Sodexo at Ocala Health.
Most of us eat when we are not hungry. Food tastes good. The smell of certain foods often remind us of happy times and pleasant memories. But, can we become addicted to food?
Join Amy for a “case based” discussion exploring the human relationship with nutrition.
Wednesday, May 24
1:00 - 3:00
Fitness Expo
Instructors: Liz Dalusio, Elder Options;      Dara Turner, Zumba & Silver Sneakers Instructor and
Marilyn McNeal, Line Dancing Instructor.

Are you interested in trying something new or enhance your current fitness routine? Come join our talented instructors for a 30 minute lesson on each fitness activity: Zumba - 1:00, Tai Chi - 1:00, SilverSneaker Flex Program - 1:30, Chair Yoga - 2:00 and Line Dancing - 2:30. Classes are all free; registration is required.
Wednesday, May 31
11:00- 12:00
Florida Friendly Landscaping
Presented by: Pat Burns, Marion County Master Gardener.
Do you ever go to a store and buy all these beautiful blooming flowers and plants only to watch them wither in your yard months later? Join Pat as she reveals Florida friendly plants and flowers.
May 2017 Calendar of Events
Thursday, May 4
11:30 - 12:30
My Back Hurts: Acute Back Strain
Presented by: David Hunt, DO Florida Medical Associates.
Join Dr. Hunt as he discusses treatment options for back strain
Thursday, May 11
11:30 - 12:30
Parkinson’s 2017 Update
Presented by: Jose Gaudier, MD Board Certified Neurologist.
Join Dr. Gaudier as he reveals the most up-to-date information and treatment options for Parkinson’s disease.
Thursday, May 18
11:30 - 12:30
What’s New In Medicine?
Presented by:Segismundo Pares, MD Board Certified in Pharmacy, Gerontology, Hospice and Palliative Care and Family Medicine.
Join Dr. Pares to learn the latest in advancements in the detection and treatment options for disease prevention.
Thursday, May 25
11:30 - 12:30
Lumps and Bumps? Common Conditions That May Require Medical Attention
Presented by: Michael Vogt, MD Board Certified Family Medicine, Florida Medical Associates.
Join Dr. Vogt as he discusses more serious skin conditions.
Registration required for all events. Contact Brenda Williams at

352-812-2059 . .