Registration Deadline Friday For Healthy State of Mind Program

JASPER (NNDC) – Friday is the deadline to register for the Dubois County Health Partnership’s 6th annual Healthy State of Mind program, scheduled September 15th at the Huntingburg Event Center. The program will offer information and inspiration for adults and caregivers to improve their physical, mental, and social fitness. Doors will open at 8:30 a.m.

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The day will feature four speakers, a panel discussion on health care decisions, and an exercise demonstration.

Maria Morris and Anita Shaw from HealthSouth Deaconess will present a comprehensive overview of the effects of a stroke. This will include the physical and emotional healing from a stroke for not only the patient but the caregiver.

John C. Smith of the Huntingburg Volunteer Fire Department will speak on Fire Safety for Seniors. Motivational speaker Pat Evans will speak on “Life…The Roller Coaster!” A panel discussion will be held on Health Care Decisions. Presenters will be Megan Kelly from Gentiva Hospice, Sandi Trusty from Nass and Son Funeral Home, and Scotty Munning from Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center. An exercise demonstration will be provided by Kaci Verkamp of Memorial Hospital.

Registration fee is $10 dollars and must be made in advance by calling the Older Americans Center at 812 482-4455 by days end Friday.

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