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Aging Well Center April Provides Diversions

4/1/2013 9:39:08 AM

Contact: (727) 724-3070

Aging Well Center April Provides Diversions

CLEARWATER, Fla. – Clearwater’s Aging Well Center, 1501 N. Belcher Rd., has a wide variety of activities to challenge the mind and body during the month of April. To sign up for an event or for more information, please call (727) 724-3070. A complete program guide is available online at www.myclearwater.com/agingwell. Programs include:

• HANDS-ON WATERCOLOR DEMONSTRATION: Tuesday, April 2, 1 to 3 p.m. Experience a watercolor demonstration. Space is limited. Pre-registration required. Free.

• CAREGIVING SERIES - Financial and Legal Aspects – Tuesday, April 2, 11 a.m. to noon. Learn the terminology and the financial and legal responsibilities associated with care giving.

• LAUGHTER YOGA: Wednesday, April 3, 3 to 4 p.m. Experience the physical benefits of laughter as a fun, easy way to de-stress and energize your life. Pre-registration requested. Fees apply.

• HISTORY SERIES: Thursday, April 4, 1 to 2 p.m. Don Forehand, author of From Pines and Palmettos, describes the first settlers and early history of Pinellas County. Pre-registration suggested. Free.

• BOOK CLUB: Monday, April 8, 3 to 4 p.m. Tracey Reed with the Clearwater Library leads a monthly book discussion at the Aging Well Center. This month: The Walk, by Richard Paul Evans. Pre-registration requested. Free.

• COMPLEMENTARY MEDICINE SERIES: Pet Therapy – Wednesday, April 10, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Pet therapy promotes physical touch, and may reduce loneliness and blood pressure. Pre-registration requested. Free.

• CAREGIVING SERIES: Tips and Techniques for Caregivers – April 16: Learn practical ideas to ease the physical strains of caregiving, to communicate effectively with healthcare professionals, and to maintain quality care.

• WELLNESS WEDNESDAY: What Is Quality Sleep and Are Naps OK? – Wednesday, April 17, noon to 1 p.m. Neurologist Stuart Sinoff, MD, discusses what is considered normal sleep. Free. Please call 253-4076 or visit www.BayCareEvents.org to registers.

• WEIGHT MANAGEMENT: The Impact of Sleep on your Weight – Wednesday, April 17, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Michelle Zetoony, DO, explains how too little sleep or poor sleep quality can cause you to gain weight. Learn how to improve your sleep to avoid sleep-deprived snacking and keep your metabolism steady. Free.

• MEDICAL MATTERS: 13 Million Men Suffer from Low Testosterone…Do You? - Monday, April 22, 2 to 3 p.m. Chad Byan, PA, will discuss low testosterone and treatment options. Free. Call 253-4076 to register.

• CREATIVE MOVEMENT WORKSHOP: Diving In: An Introspective Look at Ourselves through Movement – Wednesday, April 24, 1 to 3 p.m. No dance experience necessary. Pre-registration required. Free.

• GUITAR DEMONSTRATION: Thursday, April 25, 2 to 3 p.m. Experience a guitar performance and lively demonstration of beginning guitar skills. Pre-registration suggested. Free. (Fee-based guitar lessons available.)

• WORLD TAI CHI AND QIGONG DAY: Saturday, April 27, 10 a.m. Join instructors and people around the world for this teach-in and celebration of personal and global health. Free.

• VIRTUAL DEMENTIA TOUR – Tuesday, April 30, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Experience a simulation of the sensations dementia sufferers feel when faced with simple daily tasks. Pre-registration requested. Free.

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