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Health department offers ‘Life Smart for Women 2’

Published: Friday, Feb. 1, 2013 5:30 a.m. CDT

WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Department of Health will offer a no-cost, seven-week interactive educational program for women over 50 to foster healthy choices for a better quality of life.

“Life Smart for Women 2” classes will be led by the health department’s Lila Keller, BSN, RN, from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Wednesdays, beginning next week through March 20 at Hearthstone Communities, 840 N. Seminary Ave., Woodstock.

Registration is required by calling Beth Berg at 815-321-4078.

The “Life Smart for Women 2” program will engage participants with skill-building tools, goal setting and self-help tips to improve their health.

Discussion topics will include how our life has shaped our health, what to expect as we age, special health concerns for mature women, important nutritional needs, staying mentally sharp, legal and financial issues specific to women, and staying safe in the community.

Funding is provided by the Illinois Department of Public Health, Office of Women’s Health

For information, call Lila Keller at 815-334-4510 or visit www.mcdh.info.

– Northwest Herald

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