‘Mastery of Aging Well’ class series offered

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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