Community Health Promotion Calendar
We offer many events and activities such as Social & Health Talks, Blood Pressure Clinics, Tai Chi For Health, Art Classes, and a support group for Diabetes.
Senior Social and Health Talks occur the third Tuesday of each month and feature guest speakers on health/wellness issues, birthday celebrations and time to socialize! Refreshments are provided! A Nurse is In/Blood Pressure Clinic is also offered. No registration required.
All talks are held at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 2730 East 31st Street, Minneapolis.
Free From Clutter
Tuesday, June 20, 10: 30 – 11:30 am
Learn routines which will help reduce clutter in your home. Certified Professional Organizer, Christine Daves, will show you how to identify which items merit space in your home, and then where to place the items to make finding, and putting away, easy. Also learn how and where to pass on things you don't want any more.
Best Foot Forward
Tuesday, July 18, 10:30 -11:30 am
Our feet are one of the most often used parts of our bodies, but most of us neglect and mistreat them. Learn about preventing foot injuries, increasing circulation in your feet and toes, and what to consider in selecting the right foot care. Presented by Certified Footcare nurse, Angela Weldon.
Join us for a special August Senior Social! In lieu of a speaker, we will have desserts, fruit, games, music, and a chance to relax and socialize. Please register by August 9 to ensure we have enough treats for all! Call 612-729-5799, email juliackuly@LShealthyseniors.org or use the button below to register.
MOBILE COMPUTING CLASS
Thursday, June 15th from 2:30 – 4:00pm
Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 2730 31st St.
2nd Floor Library
This 90-minute program introduces participants to modern phones and tablets and teaches the basics of using them. Participants will learn how to access email, download, and run apps, make phone calls, send text messages, and more.
This class is presented by Free Geek Twin Cities Technology Trainer, Adam Blevins.
Free Geek Twin Cities is a 501(c)(3) organization with a mission to sustainably reuse technology, enable digital access, and provide education to create a community that empowers people to realize their potential.
Event is free, but registration is required. Space is limited.To register, email Julia at juliaockuly@LShealthyseniors.org, call us at 612-729-5799, or click the button below
Solos resource group
A growing portion of the 60+ population is comprised of “solos”, individuals who cannot or choose not to rely on family or friends to help them navigate life events and make health decisions. If you feel the term solo applies to you, we invite you to join our group! Share resources on creating a health decision safety net and backup plan, and join a supportive and welcoming community.
Meetings are on the 4th Wednesday of each month, from 11:00 am - 12:30 pm at the Brackett Field Park Community Center, 2728 S. 39th Ave., Minneapolis.
Upcoming meetings are April 26, May 24, and June 28.
You are welcome to join us in person, or virtually via Zoom. To join, contact Julia at juliaockuly@LShealthyseniors.org or call 612-729-5799.
Diabetes support group
Do you have Type 1 or Type 2 Diabetes? Interested in health information and a friendly community? Diabetes Support Group meetings are facilitated by Beth Peltzer, MSW. New members are always welcome!
Meetings are held on the second Wednesday of each month from 1:30 – 2:30 pm in the Community Room at Trinity Apartments, 2800 E 31st St., Minneapolis.
Upcoming meetings are May 10 and June 14.
Try our free monthly Laughter Yoga class! Sustained, unconditional laughter promotes deep breathing, improved mood, and reduced stress. Volunteer & Service Coordinator, Julia Ockuly, will lead the class in some simple exercises which will have you laughing in no time. This activity can be done in a seated position and is appropriate for all fitness levels.
Classes are held on the 2nd Wednesday of each month,
Upcoming dates are May 17 and June 21. Classes are held from 10:30 - 11:00 am.
Email Julia at juliaockluly@LShealthyseniors.org, or click the button below to register.
NEW CHRONIC/MULTIPLE DISEASE SUPPORT GROUP
First Tuesday of Each Month, 2:00 - 3:15 pm
St. Peder’s Lutheran Church, 4600 E. 42nd Street, Minneapolis.
Do you struggle with chronic and/or multiple diseases? Could you use some support and new ideas on how to live with your disease(s) and improve your health outcomes? We hope to offer the first support group soon at St. Peder’s Lutheran Church, 4600 E. 42nd Street, Minneapolis.
Upcoming dates are May 2, June 6 and July 11 (second Tuesday due to Independence Day holiday), and
To register, call 612-729-5799, contact Mary Albrecht at maryalbrecht@LShealthyseniors.org, or click the button below.