Live Well Age Well Expo 2020

Virtual Live Well Age Well Thursday, October 8 and Friday, October 9, 2020 from 10 AM to 2 PM

Join us for two days of live virtual presentations, entertainment, and fun hosted via Zoom©. Presentations focus on ways to help you live life well. Local experts will engage on topics meant to provide tips, resources, and take-a-ways that are available online or right here in your community.   You won't want to miss our Virtual Health Screening and Vendor Resource pages that will be available on event days.  Stay tuned in every day for a chance to win prizes with games of Bingo being called both days! 

This FREE event is limited to the first 270 registered attendees. 

An event bag with event details, resources, Bingo card, and goodies will be available for pickup prior to the event for every participant that registers by October 1.  Those new to Zoom© will have an opportunity to test out the virtual platform and receive help prior to the event. See event bag for information and instructions.  

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Thursday, October 8

  • Aging Services in Johnson County: Johnson County Area Agency on Aging are advocates for and assist older adults in maintaining their independence and dignity through community-based services. Learn about how to access their referral line, online resources and more in the event you may need assistance or to have the knowledge to share with your neighbors, family, or those you know that are caregivers. A brief overview of the Area Agency on Aging's in-home services also covered.  Presented By: Ed Schultte and Stacie Tripodi, Information and Assistance Specialists with Johnson County Area Agency on Aging Department
  • Moving Target - Tips to Avoiding Scams and ReportingA session full of indicators to help alert you of internet scams including phone, email and card skimmers along with how to report scams. Attendees will also learn what to do if they are a victim. Presented By: Donna Gomez (CRISC), Security Risk and Compliance Analyst for Johnson County Government's Department of Information and Technology
  • Live Cooking DemoLet's cook and have lunch together! Find a list of ingredients & a recipe card in your event bag. Gather ingredients before the event and we'll make a delicious lunch together. Presented By: Denise Dias, Extension Agent/Family & Consumer Sciences with Johnson County K-State Research and Extension
  • Live EntertainmentEnjoy the toe tapping, fun rhythms of Dansby Vogler while eating the fantastic lunch we just made! Dansby is a road warrior, working musician and performing songwriter. Performance By: Dansby Vogler, Musician
  • You Have the Power to Save Your MemoryOur memory makes us who we are; it helps us stay connected to the present and helps us hold onto our favorite parts of the past. Losing this ability is a scary part of aging and we need to do everything we can to protect it. Presented By: Harley Herd, Nutritional Health Coach with Natural Grocers
  • Brain Games: Keep those neurons active and activated with a few fun brain games we'll play together. Presented By: Denise Dias, Extension Agent/Family & Consumer Sciences with Johnson County K-State Research and Extension
  • How to Stay Healthy this WinterEven in a normal year, staying healthy all winter long can be a challenge – and this winter we have extra obstacles to consider. But there are plenty of things we can do to take control of our own health to avoid or minimize illness and to feel whole. Internist Matthew Swan, MD, FACP, will share tips for wintertime wellness during this unprecedented season, including the benefits of exercise and outdoor activity, resources for caring for mental and spiritual well-being, the importance of good health hygiene and why it's more crucial than ever to get your flu shot this year. The session will include time for your questions about how to stay well this winter and beyond. Presented By: Matthew Swan, MD, FACP, a board-certified internist at AdventHealth Medical Group Primary Care at Deer Creek  

Friday, October 9

  • Online Library Resources: Join local librarians as they walk you through the many ways you can engage with Johnson County Library. From receiving reading and film recommendations, to learning a language, streaming movies or music, to attending conferences like WoMen & Money or the Writer's Conference. The library offers something for everyone. Presented By: Helen Hokanson & Gregg Winsor, Johnson County Librarians
  • What's New at the Museum?: Join Johnson County Museum Director Mary McMurray inside the kitchen of the All Electric House for a fascinating look at the refrigerator.  What it can tell us about the post-World War II domestic ideal and the Cold War?  Presented By: Mary McMurray, Museum Director of the Johnson County Museum
  • Senior Living Panel: So many choices and so many decisions. Zoom in on this panel discussion to hear from local housing professionals and answer some of the most common questions they hear from those considering a change. Panel Presenters: Doris Sarver, Village Cooperative; Judy Baxter and Jill Lamb, Westchester & Colonial Village; Heather Hardy, a local Licensed Realtor, Real Estate Appraiser and Certified-Aging-in-Place Specialist (CAPS); and Steve Kuker, with Senior Care Consulting   
  • Live Cooking DemoLet's cook and have lunch together again! Find a list of ingredients & a recipe card in your event bag. Gather ingredients before the event and we'll make a delicious lunch together. Presented By: Alison Fenske, Dietician with Rediscovering You
  • Live EntertainmentEnjoy some more toe tapping, fun rhythms of Dansby Vogler while eating the fantastic lunch we just made! Dansby is a road warrior, working musician and performing songwriter. Performance By: Dansby Vogler, Musician
  • Maintaining Muscle Mass: Learn how to maintain muscle mass now, and well into the future, with key foods and supplements all recommended by science-based research. Presented By: Harley Herd, Nutritional Health Coach with Natural Grocers
  • Fitness Demonstration: Finish out this event with a rejuvenating session of light strength and stretching exercises. Presented By: Lucinda Grove, ACE & Silver Sneakers Certified Fitness Instructor with JCPRD 50 Plus 

*Schedule and presentation topics are subject to change.  Please check back often for updates and presentation times.

Click here for a full list of speaker and presentation information. 

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