Dateline October - December 2018 - Page 7

Never Stop Learning Health and Wellness Tooth Wisdom: Get Smart about Your Mouth Did you know that your oral health affects your general health? Discover the connections and relearn proper brushing and flossing techniques, plus the role of mouthwash. You will also discover how to care for partials and dentures and learn about cavities, gum disease, dry mouth and oral cancer. Take charge of your smile and your health! Receive a FREE dental goodie bag for attending. Sponsored by MAAA and the Oral Health America Tooth Wisdom Initiative. Instructor is a Community Health Educator Date: Fri, Oct 26 Time: 1:00–2:00 pm Cost: FREE, please preregister Class #: AESR5 Location: Gladstone, 105 Veterans Aid & Benefits & Flag Ceremony Discover the Ramsey County Veterans Services. Director Maria Wetherall will discuss the services and benefits available to veterans and their families. Gain information on accessing benefits, veteran advocates and some specific benefits that pertain to seniors. Come with your questions. The White Bear Lake VFW post #1782 will provide the color guard for a flag ceremony that will accompany this presentation. Maria Wetherall Date: Fri, Nov 2 Time: 10:00 am–12:00 pm Cost: FREE, please preregister at 651-407-2018 Class #: AESR2 Location: Vadnais Heights City Hall Before Your Children Want to Run Your Life In other words, how to get your ducks in a row before someone has to do it for you! With the help of the facilitator, begin to identify realistic wishes such as: staying put vs. moving, assistance beyond family, who needs to know what, and finances—who do you trust. Learn how to begin a conversation with your family and what information your family needs from you in order to help you achieve your wishes. NancyLee Dahlin Date: Tue, Nov 13 Time: 10:00–11:30 am Cost: FREE, please preregister Class #: AESR7 Location: Gladstone, 105 Staying Put—How to Keep Your Independence Is living on your own starting to become more difficult? Discover the most important thing you need to do to keep your independence. You will also learn how to set an achievable goal so you can stay strong and confident while living on your own. Discuss risks, dealing with your families’ concerns, and identify specific exercises for a task that you might find difficult. There are a lot of easy things you can do to keep your independence! Karen Peterson Date: Fri, Oct 12 Time: 1:00–2:30 pm Cost: $15 Class #: AEW12 Location: Gladstone, 105 Metro Dining Club Fundraiser • Over 1,900 Free Meals! • 166 Different Restaurants • 12 Free Meals at Each Restaurant • All for only $30.00 $25.00 You and your guest can go out for breakfast, lunch or dinner, and one dines FREE every month at each restaurant for an entire year! Flyers are available in the Gladstone office listing all the participating restaurants. Two Metro Dining Club sets available: North/Northeast Metro St. Paul/Western Wisconsin Senior Athletic Pass Enjoy all regular season high school athletic events with our Athletics Pass for those 60 years of age and older. All you need to do is register in person, an email address is required. Pick up your pass today at Gladstone, District Education Center, North or Tartan High School! District 622 Community Education • Gladstone 55+ Center • www.isd622.org/seniors • 651-748-7250 7