Happy Holidays to you!
We hope everyone is doing well and is enjoying the holiday season as much as possible.
Here are a few online opportunities for you:
Decluttering: Clearing Your House and Your Mind
Are you feeling overwhelmed by all the stuff in your house?
Scientists have discovered that the messier your environment, the harder it can be to relax and focus. It might be time to take control of your life and get rid of some clutter.
Matt Paxton from A&E’s Hoarders and the new PBS series, Legacy List with Matt Paxton will share advice on how to detach emotionally from things that had meaning in your life at this helpful webinar from AARP. Whether getting rid of your own things or helping a loved one, Matt’s experience and insights can help you learn:
- How to emotionally detach from “stuff”
- How to manage feeling overwhelmed
- How to avoid anxiety when letting things go
- How to declutter without help from family
- How to donate your things during the pandemic
Plus, discover how to determine the value of your items, organize photos, decide which documents you need to keep and for how long, and decide what to keep, toss or sell.
With extra time at home these days, there's no better time to simplify your life so you can focus on the things that matter.
Click here to watch this on demand on line webinar sponsored by AARP.
Juniper Health and Wellness Programs
Juniper provides evidence-based health management programs through a large number of regional partnerships across Minnesota.
Evidence-based programs are proven to promote health and prevent disease among adults with chronic health conditions. Juniper programs have been developed using rigorous research and demonstrate reliable and consistently positive changes in important health-related outcomes among participants.
Click here for more information and to find a class that is right for you and fits into your schedule. Class examples include: Tai Ji Quan, SAIL fitness class, A Matter of Balance, Living well with Chronic Conditions and much more!
Resources from the Alzheimer's Association
Click on the above link to access training and education material on a variety of topics. You will find tips for caregivers and much more.
Exercise at home with SilverSneakers
Work out at home on your own time with over 200 videos. Available at no cost for adults 65+ on participating Medicare plans. Find out more here.
Interactive Puzzles and Games
Are you interested in doing online puzzles and other games? Play them here.
Our friends at AARP have also created online games
for you. Enjoy!Learn the history of Fort Snelling
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Historic Fort Snelling, Minnesota’s first National Historic Landmark, resides on Dakota homeland at the sacred confluence of rivers known as Bdote. The restored 1820s fort and visitor center present the stories of those who crossed paths here over the centuries—from the Dakota, Ojibwe, and enslaved people, to fur traders, immigrants, and soldiers.
to watch "Where the waters meet: Stories of Historic Fort Snelling" Take a virtual tour of Crater Lake National Park
to explore Crater Lake National Park located in Oregon.
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