The Anne Arundel County Department of Aging and Disabilities will offer a nutrition and health promotion series designed to help seniors manage their weight. Sheryl Hoehner, a registered dietitian and licensed dietitian-nutritionist, will conduct the “Mindful Eating Weight Loss” workshop for seven weeks at the Pasadena Senior Activity Center, 4103 Mountain Road, Pasadena.
Register by Jan. 3. Classes will be held from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. Jan. 10, 17 and 24 and Feb. 7, 14, 21 and 28. A $25 fee is required upon registration. A money order or check should be made payable to A.A. Co. Dept. of Aging-Nutrition. Class size is limited to 12 members on a first come, first serve basis.
Nutrition education will be presented using props, food demonstrations, interactive games, interesting visuals and handouts. Information about exercise and chronic disease prevention and management also will be shared.
Participants will be expected to attend regularly, fill out food records, participate in discussions and weigh-in weekly. There will be incentives for attendance and those who complete the course will be eligible to win raffle prizes.
For information, call 410-222-0030.