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Health department to offer ‘Life Smart for Women 2’

Published: Thursday, March 28, 2013 5:30 a.m. CDT

HUNTLEY – The McHenry County Department of Health offers a no-cost, seven-week interactive educational program designed 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, a registered nurse, from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Thursdays beginning April 11 and running though May 23 at the Huntley Park District, 12015 Mill St.

Advance registration is required by calling the Huntley Park District at 847-669-3180, ext. 0.

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 one’s life has shaped one’s health, what to expect as one ages, special health concerns for mature women, important nutritional needs, staying mentally sharp, legal and financial issues specific to women and staying safe in their communities.      

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

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

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