The Healthy Aging education series is a three-part educational program designed for older adults and their families with the goal of enhancing life through healthy aging.
All classes will be held from 2 – 3:30 p.m. in the Redwood Area Hospital education room. In order to provide adequate seating, pre-registration is encouraged but not required.
For more information, contact Lynn Buckley, Redwood Area Hospital Caring Connections Coordinator, at 637-4508 or Karen Christensen, Redwood County Volunteer Coordinator, at 627-1016.
Tuesday September 25, 2 p.m. Lower Your Risk of Falling
Each year millions of people are injured by falls. This session will include tips and actions you can take to reduce your risk of falling. Presented by a Redwood Area Hospital Physical Therapist
Tuesday October 16, 2 p.m. Healthy Eating After 50
As we age, eating well can be the key to a positive outlook and staying emotionally balanced. This session will help you understand your changing dietary needs and help you take control of your nutrition. Presented by Dorie Oja, MS, RD, LD, CDE – Redwood Area Hospital nutrition educator.
Tuesday November 13, 2 p.m. Is this the Winter Blues?
As the days get shorter and winter closes in, many people feel like hibernating. We start sleeping more, eating more and avoid social contact. The shorter days of winter, coupled with holiday stress, can make people more vulnerable to a range of depression from mild to severe. Join us to learn how to cope with the winter blues and the difference between grief and clinical depression. Presented by Gloria Sabin, MSW, LICSW, Clinical Director, Western Mental Health – Marshall & Redwood Falls.