Registration is now open for our summer semester. Gold Leaf is for people 50 or older. Summer programs include activities ranging from educational classes to social activities. Please go to our website at (goldleafinstitute.org) to view our offerings and sign-up.
This class is designed for people who have a diagnosis of chronic pain, offering strategies for dealing with their symptoms. Topics include: techniques to deal with frustration, fatigue, isolation, and poor sleep, appropriate exercise for maintaining and improving strength, appropriate use of medications, communicating effectively with family, friends, and health professionals, nutrition, pacing activity and rest, and how to evaluate new treatments.
Better Health with Diabetes is a free mail order toolkit for those who have or are at risk of diabetes and/or their caregivers. Participants must pre-register to receive their toolkit workshop materials and work with a certified leader via telephone or ZOOM at predetermined times either by yourself or in small groups. This process allows the participant all of the educational benefits of the Living Well with Diabetes workshop and equips them with tools to effectively manage their ongoing condition(s), all while maintaining social distancing from their home.
STRONG HISTORICAL SOCIETY: The June meeting of the Strong Historical Society will be Wednesday, June 1, 2022, and is open to the public. The Hammond Memorial House, at 79 N. Main Street, will be open at 5:00 p.m. for guests interested in brief tours. Our pot-luck supper will be served for dining at 6:00 p.m. (Bring a dish to share). The business meeting will be at 7:00 p.m., followed by our guest speaker, Virginia Anderson, who will speak on her quest to get family journals into appropriate historical archives. Being the daughter of the late Queda Huff Anderson, she has