Live Well Age Well Expo 2021

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Live Well Age Well offers an opportunity for residents of Johnson County and the greater metro area to learn about businesses and services geared towards older adults and their loved ones. Now in its eleventh year with JCPRD, this year’s virtual event will feature local experts who will engage on topics meant to provide tips, resources, and take-aways that are available online or right here in our community. Virtual sessions will be held from 9am - 12:30 pm each day.

Registration is currently closed.  Please check back next week for a link to the event recording.  

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  1. Tuesday, September 14
  2. Wednesday, September 15

Tuesday, September 14

9:00 a.m.  Welcome

9:15 a.m. Find Your Inner Sparkle

The pandemic world has presented barriers for aging individuals that have prevented them to stay connected and engaged with the outside world.  Join Bryan Rife as he talks about the ways of a unicorn and how being one will help you stay engaged in your community as you age, continue to enjoy life, and look outside of your door.  

Presented By: Bryan Rife, Life Coach Consultant

9:55 a.m. Volunteering in Johnson County

Do you have a passion for helping those within our community? Explore various volunteer opportunities within Johnson County Government. Representatives from the Aging and Human Services Department, Election Office, Library, and JCPRD’s Special Pops Program will serve on a panel discussion session to provide information on volunteering within Johnson County Government. Volunteering is a great way to help your fellow neighbors and the community! 

Presented by:  Michelle Alexander, Johnson Count Park and Recreation District's 50 Plus Department Manager as the Panel Moderator 

Anna Collins, Johnson County Aging and Human Services Catch-a-Ride Coordinator

Amber Bourek-Slater, Johnson County Library Volunteer Services Coordinator

Andrea Lemuz-Glur, Johnson County Election Office Election Specialist

Lise Dujakovich, Johnson County Park and Recreation District's Special Pop's Program Assistant

Want to learn more?  Join one of the after event zoom rooms at the time below!

11:00 a.m. Meditation and You

Taking a few minutes to focus your mind each day can reduce stress, pain, depression and more.  Certified meditation leader Whit Welch discusses the health benefits of meditation, how he came to practices and various ways you can incorporate meditation in your routine.  Participants will have the opportunity to participate in a short meditation session to kick off individual practice.  

Presented By: Whit Welch, Certified Meditation Leader and Johnson County Park and Recreation District's Meditation Instructor

11:30 a.m. I've Opened the Box, Now What?  

There are technology gadgets that are being developed everyday that help you stay active, age in place safely, and stay connected to your loved ones.  Join Bryan Rife as he talks about 5 popular gadgets that are all the rave.  

Presented By: Bryan Rife, Life Coach Consultant

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Ready to tackle technology challenges or expand your knowledge base? Meet David, Johnson County Park and Recreation District 50 Plus, technology instructor. Hear about upcoming learning opportunities, frequently asked questions, and technology quick tips. 

Presented By: David Prihoda, Johnson County Park and Recreation District's Technology Instructor

12:05 a.m. JCPRD Wellness Minute  

Learn about the many fitness and wellness opportunities available across Johnson County Park and Recreation District including the Silver Sneakers and Renew Active programs that may be an included benefit through your health insurance coverage.

Presented By:  Alison Smith, Johnson County Park and Recreation District's Wellness Coordinator

12:25 p.m. Closing Remarks

*All listed times are approximate and may vary.  Schedule is subject to change.

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