Columbia Gorge Community College, The Dalles campus, is offering a series of classes on aging. The OSU “Mastery of Aging Well” course will be offered in a five-session series; each one consisting of a 45-minute online training followed by an hour question Q&A period with a local expert on the topic. Each will also provide information on local resources and take-home activities.
The cost is $10 per session (scholarships may be available; contact OSU Open Campus Coordinator Dani Annala at 541-386-3343). To register, call 541-308-8211 or visit cgcc.cc.or.us; be sure to identify which course(s) you wish to attend.
Upcoming subjects include:
April 18 — Memory Difficulties
April 25 — Depression in later life: An overview of depression and aging
May 2 — Medication Jeopardy: The risks attached to taking medications and how age influences risk
May 9 — Physical Exercise in Later Life: How exercise and activity helps aging adults stay independent and physically able
May 16 — Food as Medicine: Eating and aging with recommendations for the aging adults