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“Empowering a Healthier Community” Series Offers Practical Advice For Seniors

August 12, 2013 10:56 AM
Empowering a Healthier Community  is a series of presentations sponsored by the Health Care Forum of the Park Ridge Chamber of Commerce.
Running through December 5, the series covers a number of topics that can help residents, especially seniors,  learn more about issues related to a better quality of life. All presentations are free and held at the Park Ridge Senior Center, 100 S. Western Avenue.
The schedule for the rest of the year is as follows:
Wound Care and Nutrition
Presented by Apex Home Health Care
Thursday, September 5, 11:00 a.m.
Understand the importance of nutrition and its relationship to the prevention and treatment of wounds.
Guarding Against Scammers
Presented by the Cook County Sheriff’s Office
Thursday, October 3, 11:00 a.m.
Don’t be a victim! Learn about the latest techniques scammers are using to target you and your private information.
Life in Retirement: Making Your Income Last
Presented by Jillian Holly, Financial Adviser for Harman-Curio Group, UBS Financial Services, Inc.
Thursday, November 7, 11:00 a.m.
Learn effective strategies for utilizing your savings and managing your assets.
Preventing Falls
Presented by Michael Bearce, Fall Prevention Clinic of America
Thursday, December 5, 11:00 a.m.
Discover how the balance system works and changes with age, as well as diagnostics and interventions that help identify people at risk for falls.
The Health Care Forum is a collaborative group of health and wellness professionals dedicated to providing health education and resources to empower a healthier community. For more information, please call the Chamber of Commerce at (847)825-3121.

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