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Tai Ji Quan:  Moving for Better Balance®  (TJQMBB)

Is a research-based balance training regimen designed for older adults (60+) and people with balance disorders. 

TJQMBB is an adapted 8 form Tai Chi routine that is intended to address common and potentially debilitating movement and balance issues.

Session consists of 24 classes – meeting twice a week for 12 weeks

Advanced registration is suggested

Next session :

First Class:  October 3, 2017

Date / Time:  Tuesday and Thursday 10am – 11am

Location:  Ely Recreational Center – 1034 Main Street

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ACT: Dementia Training

 

 
Jenna Herbig from the Alzheimer's Association will be here to present the training session:
Effective Communication Strategies
Understanding & Responding to Dementia Related Behavior
Wednesday, September 20th
Two training sessions will be offered 1-2:30 and 5:30-7
Ely Bloomenson Hospital Community Conference Room
Refreshments will be served
Please RSVP to Northwoods Partners @ 218-365-8019
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reConvening: Ely

 
Cathy Wurzer is back in town on September 14th for a reConvening to follow-up last year’s successful Convenings event. The reConvening will feature Cathy and special guests for an evening of creativity, storytelling and meaningful conversation about living and dying well. The reConvenings event is free and open to the public.
 
Join us for this unique and powerful event on the evening of Thursday, September 14th 6:30pm at Vermillion Community College. It just might change the way you look at your life…and your death.
 
For more information, visit http://www.theconvenings.org/events/ or contact Sadie Rubin (Program Manager for The Convenings) at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
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Healthy Aging Expo

Northwoods Partners ‘Healthy Aging Expo’ on August 9

Northwoods Partners will be hosting the 8th annual Healthy Aging Expo (formerly Elder Expo Ely) on Wednesday, August 9th, from 9:00 am – 3:00 pm at Amici’s Event Center. This event is dedicated to Senior Adults’ Healthy Lifestyles, Education and Caregiver Support. Doors open at 9 am so participants can pick up their punch card and visit over a dozen vendor tables with information and a variety of resources.  The Expo will conclude with completed punch cards being drawn for door prizes.

Speakers will begin at 10 am with our keynote speaker Dr. Terry Barclay Neuropsychologist, Clinical Director, Center for Memory and Aging, Health Partners. Dr. Barclay’s presentation is entitled ‘Check Up from the Neck Up:  Brain Health and Aging.’  Other topics include:  Why we get Fat and What we can do about it, Living Well with Chronic Conditions, Tai Ji Quan:  Moving for Better Balance, Advance Care Planning / Healthcare Directives, Medication Safety, and ACT ~ Dementia Friendly Ely Update.

Lunch will be served. The cost of the event is $5. You can RSVP by calling the Northwoods Partners office at 365-8019.  This event is presented by Northwoods Partners and made possible with the support of the Spiritwood ‘Forget Me Not’ Foundation and ACT on Alzheimer’s’.

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Tai Ji Quan:  Moving for Better Balance®  (TJQMBB)

Is a research-based balance training regimen designed for older adults (60+) and people with balance disorders. 

TJQMBB is an adapted 8 form Tai Chi routine that is intended to address common and potentially debilitating movement and balance issues.

Session consists of 24 classes – meeting twice a week for 12 weeks

Advanced registration is suggested

Next session :

First Class:  July 11, 2017

Date / Time:  Tuesday and Thursday 10am – 11am

Location:  Ely Recreational Center – 1034 Main Street

TJQMBB-Promotion-Flyer-7-11.pdf

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