Event Date: July 15, 2019

Care Connection is hosting a “Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Disease.” The course consists of six weekly sessions of two and a half hours each. The sessions are free, but registration is required by calling Care Connection Lifestyles Specialist Shery Fogle at 1-800-748-7826.
Topics include:
–Techniques to deal with problems such as frustration, fatigue, pain and isolation.
–Appropriate exercise for maintaining and improving strength, flexibility and endurance.
–Appropriate use of medications.
–Communicating effectively with family, friends, and health professionals.
–Nutrition.
–Decision making.
–Evaluation of new treatments.

Event Date: May 15, 2019

We will emphasize the benefits available to help seniors stretch their household budgets during a short program at the Sedalia Senior Center on May 15, 2019. Benefits Counselor Penny Humphrey will explain Care Connection’s Benefits Enrollment Center, which offers screenings and enrollment assistance in many money-savings programs for seniors. The presentation includes an opportunity for people to test their knowledge by spinning a wheel and answering questions for prizes. We want to make the whole process fun for everyone!

Event Date: April 20, 2019

Hunters will be sent out in 15-second increments. Spots will be given on a first-come, first-served basis with paid registration. Must be 18 years old. First 20 front spots will cost $30 each. Second 20 spots will cost $25 each. All other participants will cost $20 each. Top prize is $500. Limit 3 eggs per participant. Prizes in eggs will include: one prize of $500; 2 prizes of $100 each; four prizes of $50; and eight prizes of $25. All others eggs will have gift cards and coupons, etc. For information and registration, call Carrie Memphis at 660-647-3224 or register on site. Proceeds to the Windsor Senior Center.

Event Date: April 22, 2019

Care manager Bertina Markworth will present information and tools to help older adults and their caregivers with advance care planning. The presentation is in observation of National Healthcare Decisions Day. The session will be free and open to the public. The presenter will guide participants through “Five Wishes,” advance healthcare directive, which would be considered a legal document once it’s signed and notarized. Copies of another publication, “I Have Put My House in Order,” also will be distributed. This booklet guides the user in providing important information about his home, family, estate planning, funeral plans, finances, and life insurance.
Both the “Five Wishes” and the “I Have Put My House in Order” documents will be given free to workshop participants.

Event Date: April 18, 2019

Care manager Bertina Markworth will present information and tools to help older adults and their caregivers with advance care planning. The presentation is in observation of National Healthcare Decisions Day. The session will be free and open to the public. The presenter will guide participants through “Five Wishes,” advance healthcare directive, which would be considered a legal document once it’s signed and notarized. Copies of another publication, “I Have Put My House in Order,” also will be distributed. This booklet guides the user in providing important information about his home, family, estate planning, funeral plans, finances, and life insurance.
Both the “Five Wishes” and the “I Have Put My House in Order” documents will be given free to workshop participants.

Event Date: April 15, 2019

Care manager Bertina Markworth will present information and tools to help older adults and their caregivers with advance care planning. The presentation is in observation of National Healthcare Decisions Day. The session will be free and open to the public. The presenter will guide participants through “Five Wishes,” advance healthcare directive, which would be considered a legal document once it’s signed and notarized. Copies of another publication, “I Have Put My House in Order,” also will be distributed. This booklet guides the user in providing important information about his home, family, estate planning, funeral plans, finances, and life insurance.
Both the “Five Wishes” and the “I Have Put My House in Order” documents will be given free to workshop participants.

Event Date: April 16, 2019

Care manager Katie Hunter will present information and tools to help older adults and their caregivers with advance care planning. The presentation is in observation of National Healthcare Decisions Day. The session will be free and open to the public. The presenter will guide participants through “Five Wishes,” advance healthcare directive, which would be considered a legal document once it’s signed and notarized. Copies of another publication, “I Have Put My House in Order,” also will be distributed. This booklet guides the user in providing important information about his home, family, estate planning, funeral plans, finances, and life insurance.
Both the “Five Wishes” and the “I Have Put My House in Order” documents will be given free to workshop participants.

Event Date: April 23, 2019

Care manager Melanie Foster will present information and tools to help older adults and their caregivers with advance care planning. The presentation is in observation of National Healthcare Decisions Day. The session will be free and open to the public. The presenter will guide participants through “Five Wishes,” advance healthcare directive, which would be considered a legal document once it’s signed and notarized. Copies of another publication, “I Have Put My House in Order,” also will be distributed. This booklet guides the user in providing important information about his home, family, estate planning, funeral plans, finances, and life insurance.
Both the “Five Wishes” and the “I Have Put My House in Order” documents will be given free to workshop participants.

Event Date: April 17, 2019

Care manager Laura Miles will present information and tools to help older adults and their caregivers with advance care planning. The presentation is in observation of National Healthcare Decisions Day. The session will be free and open to the public. The presenter will guide participants through “Five Wishes,” advance healthcare directive, which would be considered a legal document once it’s signed and notarized. Copies of another publication, “I Have Put My House in Order,” also will be distributed. This booklet guides the user in providing important information about his home, family, estate planning, funeral plans, finances, and life insurance.
Both the “Five Wishes” and the “I Have Put My House in Order” documents will be given free to workshop participants.

Event Date: April 17, 2019

Care manager Robyn Artricia Lowry will present information and tools to help older adults and their caregivers with advance care planning. The presentation is in observation of National Healthcare Decisions Day. The session will be free and open to the public. The presenter will guide participants through “Five Wishes,” advance healthcare directive, which would be considered a legal document once it’s signed and notarized. Copies of another publication, “I Have Put My House in Order,” also will be distributed. This booklet guides the user in providing important information about his home, family, estate planning, funeral plans, finances, and life insurance.
Both the “Five Wishes” and the “I Have Put My House in Order” documents will be given free to workshop participants.