March programs designed for senior adults

March programs designed for senior adults

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February 21, 2018

February 21, 2018 / March programs designed for senior adults

VINCENNES, Ind. - Two free programs for senior adults will be held March 7 at Vincennes University’s Beckes Student Union, 1101 N. 2nd Street. The programs, Mastery of Aging: Food as Medicine and Dine with a Doc, are designed to give seniors an opportunity to enjoy time with peers, extend their available financial resources, promote enhanced living, and make informed choices about their healthcare.

Pre-registration is required for both programs which are sponsored by Generations and Vincennes University.

At 10 a.m. (EST), Tonya Short with Purdue Extension will present Mastery of Aging: Food as Medicine. Nutrition is a key component of healthy living at any age, but nutritional needs change with age. This presentation addresses the role that food has in the aging process and in what ways food can bring health, with a review of nutritional recommendations for the aging adult. Registration can be completed by calling 800-742-9002.

At 11 a.m., Senior Education Ministries will present Dine with a Doc. The program includes a free lunch sponsored by Home Instead Senior Care. The speaker will be Dr. V. Chawdry Pinnamaneni, a board-certified family practice and wound care specialist with Daviess Community Hospital. More information about Dine with a Doc is available at To register, call 877-223-6109.


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