Dementia workshop slated

HESSTON — Bluestem Communities will be hosting the annual Innovations in Living with Dementia community forum on July 19 at Hesston Mennonite Church, 309 S. Main St. in Hesston

“At any age, there are lifestyle habits we can adopt to help maintain or improve our physical and mental health,”said Treva Greaser, executive director of Schowalter Villa, a Bluestem Community located in Hesston. “Attendees will gain insights into how to make lifestyle choices that promote health of the brain and body throughout one’s life”

The event will begin at 6 p.m. with interactive education on four aspects of brain health, followed by a presentation from the Central and Western Kansas Alzheimer’s Association on the topic of, “Healthy Living for Your Brain and Body: Tips from the Latest Research” at 6:45 p.m.

This event is free to the public and is designed for individuals who are looking for information on ways to maintain both physical and mental health as they age.

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CDDO to meet

The Board of Directors of the Harvey-Marion County Community Developmental Disability Organization will hold its regular monthly meeting on at 4 p.m. July 17 in the meeting room at 500 N. Main Street, Suite 204, in Newton.  There will be opportunity for public forum at the beginning of the meeting.