Senior Notes

March 21, 2007

Health newsletter available online

Learn to Live at Fifty-Plus, a newsletter from the Anne Arundel County Department of Health, explores dietary supplements and provides tips for evaluating their benefits.

It also examines low-fat diets, exercising without injury, smart ways to eat out and the dangers of secondhand cigarette smoke. There is also a list of community health resources.

For a free copy, call the Learn To Live Line at 410-222-7979, or download the newsletter from the Department of Health Web site, www.aahealth.org.

Older drivers can have skills assessed

Volunteers at the Maryland Association of Highway Safety Leaders are offering drivers ages 60 and older a driving health inventory. The free assessments are meant to help older drivers recognize the loss of key driving skills.

This assessment is available through the Pascal Senior Center, 125 Dorsey Road, Glen Burnie. Appointments are private and confidential.

Information: 410-222-6680.

Call to schedule help with taxes

Anne Arundel County senior centers are taking appointments from residents who wish to meet with an income tax assistant. State and federal income tax returns will be electronically filed directly from the center.

This service is free but is limited to simple personal tax returns.

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