Lessons for Living is a free webinar series from the University of Illinois Extension. Join your fellow community members and friends to participate in a variety of health-related webinars throughout the year! No matter your age, learn valuable life lessons and gain relevant, easy-to-understand tips for living an inspiring, healthful, and rich life. You might even make a new friend along the way. For questions or to learn more about the series, contact Emily Harmon at (217) 333-7672 or firstname.lastname@example.org. To register, call (815) 457-2452 or email email@example.com.
Navigativing Changes as We Age Thursday, February 15 10:00 am or Thursday, September 26 10:00 am This lesson will examine some of those changes and how to adopt a more accepting mindset that will result in improved well-being and possibly new opportunities!
Eating for Eye Health Thursday, April 25 2:00 pm or Tuesday, October 8 10:00 am Learn about the common types of eye disorders, how nutrition plays a role in eye health, and what you can do to protect your eyes.
Estate Planning 101: Know the Basics Tuesday, May 14 10:00 am or Thursday, November 14 10:00 am Take steps to become less fearful of estate planning, learn basic concepts and terms related to estate planning, and gather some resources to aid you in getting your affairs in order.
Don't Go It Alone: Improving Your Social Connections Thursday, June 13 10:00 am Participants will learn to define the difference between social isolation and loneliness and identify risk factors for both. Explore the consequences of solation and loneliness and strategies for staying connected with others.
Financial Emergency Preparedness for Older Adults Tuesday, July 9 2:00 pm In this session, you will learn ways to organize and manage your finances, develop valuable resource lists, and ways to reduce anxiety and stress. With a focus on implications for older adults, we also will explore processes such as building your contact lists before an emergency and watching out for financial fraud following a disaster. Finally, we will review materials to help you build or rebuild your financial preparedness toolkit.
The Fuel to Fight Cancer Thursday, August 15 2:00 pm This lesson will discuss research on how foods may reduce your risk of cancer and ways to incorporate nutrition to help manage the side effects of treatment.