Free, Online Healthy Living Programs Announced!







DASH-PLUS

Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension - Plus Physical Activities!

Thursdays, September. 23, 30, October 7, 14, 21, 28, 3-4PM

Who can Participate?

• Adults 55 and older who live in Maryland • Has high blood pressure (with or without taking medication)

Why Participate?

• Learn the DASH-Plus approach to managing high blood pressure. • You will receive a promotional giveaway for every pair of surveys (at registration and after each session) completed. • All sessions are virtual on Zoom webinar – learn from home! • All sessions are FREE!






Dining with Diabetes

Tuesdays - October 5, 12, 19, 26 - 6:00 -7:30 pm

Dining with Diabetes is a national program designed for adults and delivered by the University of Maryland Cooperative Extension. This program is ideal for those:

  • with type 2 diabetes

  • who have prediabetes

  • who are family members, caregivers, or provides support for people with type 2 diabetes,

  • who want to learn more about managing and preventing type 2 diabetes.

The program teaches skills needed to identify and understand important information about managing this disease. Dining with Diabetes complements and does not replace other diabetes education and management programs. The program is composed of a series of four weekly, two-hour classes, and a three-month follow-up class.


Participants will learn:

  • menu planning

  • carbohydrate counting

  • portion control

  • label reading

  • healthy fats

  • the importance of fiber in managing diabetes

Note: Individual meal plans or guidance will not be provided.


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