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Wellness Initiative for Senior Education

February 5 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until February 12, 2019

Are you 60 or older and looking for an opportunity to learn how to stay healthy and meet new people?  Join us, and bring a friend!

Tuesday’s, 2:00-4:00 pm                                                                                                                                                                                                                      January 8, 2019-February 12, 2019                                                                                                                                                                                                           Waverly Community House                                                                                                                                                                                                                        1115 N. Abington Road                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Waverly, PA

The educational program offers six lessons that cover a wide range of topics.

  • Learn about the aging process and how to make healthy lifestyle choices.
  • Celebrate this exciting stage of life and all the benefits that come with it.
  • Discuss risk factors and behaviors you should avoid to stay healthy.
  • Examine how alcohol, prescription medications and over-the-counter medications affect seniors differently and how you can avoid problems.
  • Learn how to use simple tools to help you feel more empowered about your health and the healthcare you receive.

The sessions, presented by the Wellness Initiative for Senior Education (WISE), are offered on Tuesdays from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and run from January 8 through February 12, 2019.  The sessions are free as a service to the community.  There will be free refreshments and giveaways for participants.  To register, call the Waverly Community House at 570-586-8191, extension 2.

This program is administered by Voluntary Action Center and is funded, in part, under a contract with the PA Department of Aging and the Lackawanna County Board of Commissioners through the Lackawanna County Area Agency on Aging.

The Waverly Community House is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization and is located at 1115 North Abington Road in Waverly, PA.  #####

The mission of the Waverly Community House is to enhance the lives of individuals and families in the region by fostering educational, recreational and cultural opportunities

 

Details

Date:
February 5
Time:
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Event Categories:
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Organizer

Waverly Community House
Phone:
570-586-8191
Website:
www.waverlycomm.org

Venue

Waverly Community House
1115 N Abington Road
Waverly, PA 18471 United States
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Phone:
570-586-8191
Website:
www.waverlycomm.org