May 15, 2012

Conference on Aging

“The Magic of Health and Happiness” is the theme of the thirty-first Conference on Aging Wednesday, June 6 on the Staples campus of Central Lakes College from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. This event will offer a day of health, wellness and fun for the 55+ population in Central Minnesota. More than 30 organizations and agencies will display relevant products and services throughout the day. Attendees will also enjoy breakfast and lunch, various health and wellness breakout sessions, musical entertainment, and door prizes.
Workshop topics include the mystery of digital literacy; taking care of you, the caregiver; are you in your right mind; Medicare fraud and abuse; classic car talk; the secrets of happiness, legal aid for all; fabric coasters craft project; pennies from Heaven, messages from the deceased; Minnesota battles in the Civil War; and don’t get tricked by identity theft.
The purpose of the Conference on Aging is to provide information, educate, and provide a social environment for the senior population in Central Minnesota.
Best-selling authors Janie Jasin and Chez Raginiak are the keynote speakers.
Jasin, a humorist and author, has been igniting energy in audiences for more than three decades. She delivers a powerful message, laced with stories and humor that move audiences. Through music, story-telling, and audience participation, senses are awakened, stress is relieved, creativity soars, and enthusiasm grows.
Raginiak is an award-winning speaker, author, and songwriter. Born and raised in communist Poland, he made a decision at the age of 25 to escape and seek asylum in United States. Fueled by his soaring spirit, Raginiak succeeded with nothing more than his determination, perseverance and vision for the future.
Sponsor and exhibitor inquiries may be directed to Kori Busho, Central Lakes College, at 218-855-8139.
Admission is $6 if received by May 25. For information, email or call Bev Berg at 218-855-8142 or toll-free 800-933-0346 ext. 8142. Admission at the door is $8.