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  • Aging Wisely: Finding New Confidence and Purpose

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    Email: bdiem@willmarmn.gov
    320-262-5288

  • Location:

    Willmar Community Center
    624 US-71 BUS
    Willmar, MN 56201

  • Dates:

    Aug 1 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

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    One event on Jul 11, 2024 at 1:30 pm

    One event on Aug 1, 2024 at 1:30 pm

    One event on Sep 5, 2024 at 1:30 pm

    One event on Oct 3, 2024 at 1:30 pm

Aging Wisely: Finding “New” Confidence & Purpose

When:
Ongoing meetings – 1st Thursday of each month from 1:30-3:30pm

Where:
At the Willmar Community Center

About:
The program is part of a series to help support the educational, social and nutritional needs of older adults.

Topics:
– Discussing aging concerns
– Eating more healthy foods
– Experiencing and expressing more joy!
– Promoting safety at home
– Decluttering
– Family Discussions
– Moving

Reasons to attend:
– To socialize
– To learn
– For support
– & for resources

Aging Wisely Scheduled Speakers:

Thursday, July 11 @ 1:30pm *Note: This will be on the 2nd Thursday due to Independence Day being on a Thursday
This month we will be hearing from Naomi Lindquist, of the Barn Theatre! We will be treated to learning about upcoming shows, costuming, and what goes into putting together a production!

Thursday, August 1 @ 1:30pm – Evy Hatjistilanos
This month we will be hearing from Evy Hatjistilanos who will give a presentation on Loneliness, Listening, and Love. A reaction to the U Surgeon General’s latest public health concern- Loneliness.

Thursday, September 5 @ 1:30pm – Marlene Hovland
This month we will be hearing from Marlene Hovland who will be providing tips on senior nutrition, cooking for one, and keeping your mind sharp as we age.

Thursday, October 3 @ 1:30pm – Justin Deleeuw
This month we will be hearing from City of Willmar Public Works Director, Justin DeLeeuw! We will get to hear about how they plan road construction projects, tree work, lawn care and snow removal!