Living Well Conference October 8, 2013
Area VII Living Well Conference 2013 is a day-long conference providing a keynote presentation and multiple breakout sessions on a variety of topics to enhance the knowledge and skill base in everyday life: personally, at home and with interactions with others. Contact our office with your questions.
Registration form is available here as a pdf. For a printed copy of the registration form, contact the Extension Office at 765-348-3213.
Increasing Longevity: A Stronger Mind & Body
Exercise makes you smarter and stronger; learning has the power to change the structure of your brain. Join this session to gain knowledge on ways to nurture your mind and body.
The Fraudulent Top 10 List
Financial scams targeting seniors have become so prevalent that they are considered “THE crime of the 21st Century”. Here are the ten most frequent scams that are common among older adults.
Universal Design and Aging In Place
Do you want to stay in your current home as long as you possibly can? If so, Universal Design is something for you to think about. Universal Design is the idea that all environments and products, to the greatest extent possible, should be usable by everyone regardless of their age, ability, or circumstance. This session will provide information on the top ten universal design features to create and support independence for people of all ages.
Who Gets Grandma’s Yellow Pie Plate?
Few individuals plan ahead for transferring their non-titled property (the oak table, family photo albums, Grandma’s wedding ring, etc.) This session will be an overview of this popular Extension program that discusses the benefits and challenges of transferring property before and after death.
Friends, Family, Lovers - Secrets to Happy Relationships
Successful relationships require nurturing and attention. What are you doing to create and sustain great relationships with others? Join this session to learn more about the nature of adult relationships and how to prioritize and invest in making them happy and fulfilling.
Personal Safety and You
Every day we read and hear about acts of crime and violence happening not just in the big cities, but in rural and small towns too. It seems that no one and no place are exempt from possible criminal actions. Come learn how to avoid a criminal, foil a purse snatcher, deter holiday shopping thieves, and what you should do if you are in a building with an active assailant (gunman). Don’t miss this opportunity to review personal safety tips to keep you and the ones you love safe!
How Should You Spend Your Calorie Salary?
Think of My Plate as a “calorie salary” guide that helps you get the most health and enjoyment from what you eat. Plan calories the same as major expenses—such as a car, house, or vacation. Join this session to get the most out of your calorie salary.
Do you have a favorite recipe you would like to make healthier? This session will encourage you to lighten your recipe and create a healthier version of your classics.