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SANDWICH GENERATION: AARP interactive healthy aging forum to provide seniors with tools to thrive!

The June 5th event will boost physical, mental, and financial health and much more!

PLYMOUTH, Minnesota — Healthy aging is much more than just staying fit. Building healthy active communities takes healthy citizens. AARP Twin Cities, along with several local organizations which serve the 50 and older population, are holding an interactive healthy aging forum Wednesday, June 5, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Sabathani Community Center in South Minneapolis. Check-in and registration start at 9 a.m. A light continental breakfast will be served. Pre-Registration is encouraged. The FREE event will showcase tools, tips and daily practices geared towards improving overall health and well-being to help participants thrive at any age.

Local experts will lead the sessions on a variety of healthy aging topics. They include: Brain Health, Fall Prevention, Seated Core Exercise, Fire Prevention & Carbon Monoxide Awareness, Diabetes Management , Fraud & Scam Prevention, Long Term Care Planning and more. Blood pressure checks will also be available onsite. Organizers say the hands-on sessions will equip participants with new awareness of how to proactively boost physical, mental, and financial health as they age and thrive in their communities. 

The AARP healthy aging forum will conclude with door prizes and a jazz lounge social hour complete with a live band. The public is welcome. The event is made possible via a partnership with AARP MN, the Sabathani Community Center, the Metropolitan Area Agency on Aging,  Hennepin County Public Health, the City of Minneapolis, and the AARP Sabathani Chapter. For more information, call 1 877 926-8300 or click here.