Healthy Aging Education Series

The Healthy Aging education series is designed with the goal of enhancing the aging process and reducing stress.

All classes will be held the first Wednesday of the month at the Redwood Area Community Center.

September 9,  9 – 10 a.m.
Healthy Living Presentation – “Who Gets Grandma’s Yellow Pie Plate”
Presenter: Gail Gilman-Waldner, Prog. Development & Coord.-MN River Area Agency on Aging
Redwood Area Community Center

Almost everyone has personal belongings that contain meaning for them and for other members of their family. Planning for the transfer of items is a challenge facing the owner and potential family members and legal representation who may be left to make decisions when a family member dies. Learn factors to consider and ways transferring personal property can be a time to celebrate a person’s life, share memories and stories and a way to continue traditions and family history.
October 14,  9 – 10 a.m.
Healthy Living – “Benefits of Yoga”

Presenter: Jerilyn Kodet, Certified Instructor
Redwood Area Community CenterThe benefits of Yoga include flexibility, range of movement, balance and mind-body integration.

November 11, 9-10 a.m.
Healthy Living – “Know the 10 Signs: Early Detection Matters”

Presenter: Karen Christensen, Memory Care Consultant-A.C.E. SW MN-Redwood County
Redwood Area Community Center

The warning signs of Alzheimer’s disease are often dismissed as side effects of normal aging. If you or someone you know is experiencing memory loss or behavioral changes, it’s time to learn the facts. Attend this training to learn the 10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s disease. We’ll separate myth from reality and address commonly-held fears about Alzheimer’s in America.

For more information contact Wendy Dahl (507-637-4527).

Co-sponsored by Redwood Area Hospital , Redwood Area Community Center and A.C.E. SW MN- Redwood County.