Category Archives: Healthy Aging

Past Free Webinar – March 21, 2018

Let’s Stay Upright and Independent!  Falls Prevention Across Minnesota

By: David Fink, MBA, Program Developer, Metropolitan Area Agency on Aging
Julie Philbrook, DNP, Hennepin Healthcare – HCMC

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Falls jeopardize the independence of and are the leading cause of fatal injuries for older adults.  Juniper is a statewide collaborative initiative to expand the reach of evidence-based healthy aging programs with Falls Prevention as one of the primary focus areas.  In this webinar we will discuss the problem of falls, the Juniper initiative and three key evidence-based falls prevention programs:  A Matter of Balance, Stepping On, and Tai Ji Quan – Moving for Better Balance.

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Past Free Webinar – February 22, 2018

Healthy Living for Your Brain and Body: Tips from the Latest Research

By: Katie Roberg, BS, CTRS, Program and Education Manager, Alzheimer’s Association Minnesota-North Dakota

Healthy Living for Your Brain and Body Workbook

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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.

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