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University of Illinois Extension serving DeWitt, Macon and Piatt Counties

Macon County
3351 N. President Howard Brown Blvd.
Decatur, IL 62521
Phone: 217-877-6042
FAX: 217-877-4564
Email: uie-dmp@illinois.edu
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am to 4:30 pm

DeWitt County
8425 Katie Road
Clinton, IL 61727
Phone: 217-935-5764
FAX: 217-935-8932
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am to 4:30 pm

Piatt County
210 South Market Street
Monticello, IL 61856
Phone: 217-762-2191
FAX: 217-762-2703
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am to 4:30 pm (Closed 12 - 1pm)

News Release

Boomers & Beyond: A Forum for Seniors

Having a healthy lifestyle and knowledge of resources can help you stay healthier longer while improving your quality of life. Featuring three dynamic speakers, Boomers & Beyond will help seniors examine the financial, nutritional, emotional and social factors of healthy aging. In addition, representatives from Peace Meal, Macon County Home and Community Education, SYNERGY HomeCare and Vespasian Warner Public Library will be on hand to share what services they provide in the community.

Consumer Economics Educator Kathy Sweedler will discuss legal documents and identify which documents you should have and why. Nutrition and Wellness Educator Caitlin Huth will share tips about identifying convenience foods that are nutrient-rich for simple and easy meal preparation and Family Life Educator Cheri Burcham will discuss adversity and challenges facing seniors today and how to bounce back from a setback.

Boomers & Beyond will be 9am-2pm on Tuesday, April 3 at the Macon County Extension Office located at 3351 N. President Howard Brown Blvd. in Decatur. Cost for the program is $12 per person and includes lunch. Advance registration by March 27 is required by visiting go.illinois.edu/dmp or by calling 217.877.6042.

For additional information regarding Boomers & Beyond or our Nutrition & Wellness program, contact Caitlin Huth at chuth2@illinois.edu or call 217.877.6042.

Local Contact: Caitlin Huth, Extension Educator, Nutrition and Wellness, chuth2@illinois.edu