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  • Aging With Gusto

    Join us for facilitated discussions on how to ignite a positive perception of aging and to help develop pathways to create a more accurate narrative about what it means to age. Each of the three discussions in the Aging with Gusto series is interactive and engaging, with a combination of large and small group activities that help participants examine their views and actions around aging. Each discussion will focus on a specific topic: 1. What contributes to your aging with gusto? 2. How can you recognize and respond to ageism? 3. How can you use your values and goals to live a life with gusto? The 3-week program will be facilitated by Joann Ellis and Donna Comer trained facilitators from the Vital Aging Network, whose goal is to promote self-determination, civic engagement, and personal growth for people as they age.
  • Alzheimer's Series: Driving, Doctor Visits, Legal and Financial Planning

    When someone is showing signs of dementia, it’s time to talk. Often, conversations with family about changing behaviors can be challenging and uncomfortable. This program provides tips for breaking the ice with your family so you can address some of the most common issues that are difficult to discuss: going to the doctor for a diagnosis or medical treatment, deciding when to stop driving, and making legal and financial plans for future care. Offered by the Alzheimer's Association.
  • Alzheimer's Series: Effective Communication Strategies

    Communication is more than just talking and listening. It's also about sending and receiving messages through attitude, tone of voice, facial expressions and body language. As people with Alzheimer's disease and other dementias progress in their journey and the ability to use words is lost, families need new ways to connect. Explore how communication takes place when someone has Alzheimer's, learn to decode the verbal and behavioral messages delivered by someone with dementia, and identify strategies to help you connect and communicate at each stage of the disease. Offered by the Alzheimer's Association.
  • American Heart Association CPR, AED & First Aid

    THREE OPTIONS AVAILABLE: CPR/AED Only (9:00 AM - 11:30 AM): This CPR/AED class gives individuals the knowledge and skills necessary to recognize and provide basic care for breathing and cardiac emergencies until advanced medical personnel arrive. This American Heart Association course certifies individuals in CPR/AED for adults, children and infants is nationally recognized and valid for two years. First Aid Only (11:30 AM - 2:30 PM): First Aid covers any emergency that does not require the use of CPR. Topics covered in this American Heart Association course include recognition and treatment for heart attacks, stroke, diabetic emergencies, allergic reactions as well as first aid treatments to wounds, fractures, burns and other common injuries. CPR/AED/First Aid (9:00 AM - 2:30 PM): This class combines CPR, AED and First Aid Training into one convenient session. Lay Responder CPR/AED with First Aid teaches the skills necessary to recognize and provide immediate care for breathing problems, cardiac emergencies, injuries and sudden illnesses until medical personnel arrive. Participants will be certified by the American Heart Association for: Standard First Aid and CPR/AED for adults, children and infants. This course meets the Rule 2 and 3 requirements for childcare providers. Intended Audience: Teachers, Daycare Providers, Coaches, Office Workers, new parents, or anyone who wants or needs to learn the life-saving skills of CPR and are not a healthcare professional (healthcare professionals are required to take the more advanced BLS Healthcare Provider CPR course). Feel free to bring a lunch or snack.
  • Heal with Nature

    In this engaging course, participants will delve into simple yet profound practices designed to promote mental, emotional, physical, and energetic healing through nature. Scientific research increasingly highlights the remarkable benefits of nature on our health, including reduced inflammation, lowered stress levels, and enhanced quality of sleep. The question arises: How can you incorporate these practices into your daily life? Laura Adrian will not only demystify these techniques but also provide tailored frameworks for integrating them into your busy schedule. Laura's new book, a valuable resource accompanying this workshop, elaborates on the benefits of these practices and offers practical guidance for their application so that you can continue learning beyond the four-week class. Join us on this transformative journey towards holistic well-being, facilitated by the nurturing embrace of nature.
  • Hypnosis - Stop the Obsessions

    All behavior changes must occur at an unconscious level to be lasting. With hypnosis you can make that change. You will be able to choose between quitting smoking, vaping, and chewing tobacco or losing weight and stopping the cravings.You will be relaxed and in control at all times. Fee includes CD and lifetime membership card for free reinforcement. Bring a pillow and blanket to class and you can check in starting at 5:45pm. For more information, visit No discounts.
  • Inflammation - Friend or Foe?

    The foods we choose can make a big impact on our health and recent research concludes that food is strong medicine when it comes to chronic inflammation in the body. Acute inflammation is our friend in that it helps us heal injuries and infection, but when inflammation stays it causes problems and is a precursor to diseases such as diabetes and cardiovascular disease. Join ACE Health Coach, Mia Bremer, for a discussion on inflammation in the body and foods that help and hurt.
  • Medicare

    An educational presentation for anyone who wants to know more about Medicare! Topics will include Parts A, B, C & D of Medicare, the application process, estimated costs, supplements, MAPD, and when is the right time to sign up. This is an ideal course for people that are turning 65 or those who are over age 65 and coming off of their employer medical plan.
  • Metabolism Boosters & Busters

    In the past you probably could drop weight by cutting back on calories or exercising a bit more. But then suddenly the scale stops moving and you just can’t seem to lose weight. THE GOOD NEWS - You could lose up to 20 pounds in a year – without eating less. Just by revving up your metabolism, you can burn more calories every day, lose fat, boost energy, feel stronger and more fit. You will learn 20 SIMPLE things you can do every day to boost your metabolism and burn as much as 30% more calories every day.
  • Morning Talks: Healthy Living for Your Brain and Body

    For centuries, we’ve known that the health of the brain and the body are connected. But now, science is able to provide insights into how to make lifestyle choices that may help you keep your brain and body healthy as you age. Join us to learn about research in the areas of diet and nutrition, exercise, cognitive activity and social engagement, and use hands-on tools to help you incorporate these recommendations into a plan for healthy aging. Offered by the Alzheimer's Association. Free blood pressure screening is available from 8:30-9:00am.
  • Nourished by Nature: Relax, Rejuvenate, and Regenerate

    This workshop is particularly for people who are seeking refuge from the busyness of daily life. In each class we’ll focus on one nature practice that will help restore energy and cultivate creativity to navigate life, connection to your inner wisdom, and a sense of calm. Laura Adrian will offer frameworks and nuggets of science to support you in this process. Laura, your guide, offers signature frameworks for integrating these practices into your life so that you can receive benefit from spending time in nature. You’ll also receive Laura’s new book, which fleshes out the benefits of the practices and outlines the practices.
  • Reiki Level 2 Certification

    Become a certified Reiki healer. During these in-depth sessions, you will delve deeply into the ancient Japanese art of energy healing. Learn to channel and direct Universal Life Force Energy to help reduce stress, increase vitality and correct physical, mental and emotional imbalances. Each course level provides training, course manual, attunement and in-class experience of advanced techniques useful for healing yourself, family and friends or for establishing your own Reiki practice. Come experience the life-transforming power of Reiki!
  • Soothe Those Achy Joints

    Do you have joints that ache – a knee or hip or back? Whether you have arthritis, bursitis or just creaky joints, this workshop is for you. Joint lubrication exercises are quite simple and easy to do yet produce rather remarkable results by helping to free your joints of pain. We’ll also discuss which nutrients are needed to help keep your joints healthy.
  • Women, Weight & Hormones

    Is fat collecting around your mid-section and no matter how well you watch what you eat or how much you exercise that weight is not budging? If this is your story, your inability to lose weight probably has more to do with your hormone levels than anything else. Until you discover and correct any imbalances, trying to lose weight will be like shoveling sand against the tide. You will learn key strategies for fighting fat and losing weight including: concrete solutions (not tricks, not using your will power) for controlling appetite and cravings; boosters to keep your metabolism burning brightly; how to tell if your thyroid is creating weight problems and what to do about it; hormone mimicking chemicals; what HRT or birth control pills have to do with weight gain; hormone levels checked reliably; steps needed to safely break the vicious cycle of hormone related weight gain to help your body begin to lose weight again.