“Healthy Mouth / Healthy Body” subject of the November Senior Education Workshop
NASHUA – How well you care for your teeth and gums has a powerful effect on your overall health. Neglecting your oral health can open the door to all sorts of health problems, including diseases like heart disease, stroke, diabetes, pneumonia and other health problems that are common in older adults.
The healthy mouth/healthy body connection is the subject of the next Senior Education Workshop, scheduled for Monday, November 14 at the Nashua Senior Activity Center.
Anthony M. Storace, DMD will present information on the important role good dental health plays in the overall health of an individual…and things you can do to maintain your overall health by taking care of your teeth and gums.
A graduate of Tufts University, Dr. Storace has been in practice over 35 years in Nashua. He is past president of the New Hampshire Dental Society and currently serves on the Board of Directors for the New England Association of Cosmetic Dentists.
The free workshop begins at 1:00pm. The Senior Activity Center is located at 70 Temple St., Nashua.
Advance registration for the workshop is strongly advised. Please call Beth Todgham, Nashua community coordinator for Southern New Hampshire Services at (603) 889-3440 x 132 for more information.
Workshop participants can come early to enjoy lunch offered by St. Joseph Community Services (Meals on Wheels) in the cafeteria at the Nashua Senior Activity Center. A $2 donation is requested for diners age 60 and over; the price is slightly higher for those under 60. Pre-registration for lunch is required. Call Steve, SJCS site manager, at 882-2106 to reserve your lunch. Lunch is served at 11:45am.
The workshop is one of a series of free programs offered monthly by Southern New Hampshire Services. The workshops provide area residents with information on resources available in the community as they age. Past programs have been filmed by Nashua’ Education Channel and broadcast locally on Comcast Channel 99. They can be viewed on-line at http://nashua.ezstream.com.
ServiceLink Resource Center, the Nashua Public Library, and the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services-Bureau of Elderly and Adult Services provide additional support for the workshops