Friday, April 12, 2013
Columbia Gorge Community College, The Dalles campus, is offering a series of classes on aging. The OSU “Mastery of Aging Well” course will be offered in a five-session series; each one consisting of a 45-minute online training followed by an hour question Q&A period with a local expert on the topic. Each will also provide information on local resources and take-home activities.
The cost is $10 per session (scholarships may be available; contact OSU Open Campus Coordinator Dani Annala at 541-386-3343). To register, call 541-308-8211 or visit cgcc.cc.or.us; be sure to identify which course(s) you wish to attend.
Upcoming subjects include:
April 18 — Memory Difficulties
April 25 — Depression in later life: An overview of depression and aging
May 2 — Medication Jeopardy: The risks attached to taking medications and how age influences risk
May 9 — Physical Exercise in Later Life: How exercise and activity helps aging adults stay independent and physically able
May 16 — Food as Medicine: Eating and aging with recommendations for the aging adults
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‘I can’t keep quiet,’ sing members of an impromptu choir in front of Hood River Middle School Saturday prior to the citizen town hall for questions to Rep. Greg Walden. The song addresses female empowerment generally and sexual violence implicitly, and gained prominence during the International Women’s Day events in January. The singers braved a sudden squall to finish their song and about 220 people gathered in HRMS auditorium, which will be the scene of the April 12 town hall with Rep. Greg Walden, at 3 p.m. Enlarge