Lecture Series to Begin on January 27

Beginning on January 27, St. Margaret’s will offer a three-part lecture series on healthy living.

Workshop 1 – Living Healthy – “Proactive Aging”

There’s aging and then there’s proactive aging.  The former happens to a person and the latter allow the person to take back some control of the aging process by living a healthier lifestyle and remaining engaged in all aspects of life.

A panel of speakers will discuss successful strategies to help you navigate the aging process, including: 

  • Developing a plan to age-physically, mentally and spiritually
  • Managing stress while increasing social connections
  • Putting together a healthcare team
  • Choosing and communicating with your physician
  • Conducting an inventory of legal and medical documents
  • Planning for the future and for what happens if you’re unable to make decisions about your care
  • Accessing resources in the community to help you age proactively

DATE and TIME:  Monday, January 27, 2020 – 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon. 
LOCATION:  St. Margaret’s Episcopal Church – Lee Classroom. 
PRESENTERS:  Vista Cove, Alzheimer’s Coachella Valley, and The Riverside Office on Aging.
RSVP: www.vistacove-rm.com/events.
QUESTIONS:  Please call Rev. Patricia at St. Margaret’s – 1-760-346-2697 ext. 147. 


Workshop 2 – Living Healthy – “Pause, Breathe, Smile” 

Learn proven self-care health practices (breathing techniques, guided imagery and meditation) that can be practiced anytime…anywhere to reduce stress and promote relaxation. 

AND

  “The Seven Steps to Manage, Overwhelm and Organize ANY Space”

Learn strategies from the de-clutter expert – to get free from clutter – physical, mental and emotional – so that you can make space for the magic to happen and experience happiness and abundance in every area of one’s life. 

DATE AND TIME:  Monday, February 3, 2020 – 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon.
LOCATION:  St. Margaret’s Episcopal Church – Lee Classroom.
PRESENTERS: Board-certified adult-gerontological primary care nurse practitioner and Founder of De-Cluttering Spaces.
RSVP: www.vistacove-rm.com/events.
QUESTIONS:  Please call Rev. Patricia at St. Margaret’s – 1-760-346-2697 ext. 147.


Workshop 3 – “Dementia and Alzheimer’s”

Participants will learn about the 10 warning signs of Dementia and Alzheimer’s.

  • What are the different types of Dementia and what is Alzheimer’s
  • Receiving information and valuable resources that are offered to a love one who has been diagnosed with Dementia or Alzheimer’s
  • Information on neurologist and medical doctors who specialize in Dementia and Alzheimer’s
  • Social Services that are available
  • Caregiving support 

DATE AND TIME:  Monday, February 10, 2020 – 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon. 
LOCATION:  St. Margaret’s Episcopal Church – Lee Classroom.
PRESENTER:  Alzheimer’s Association in Palm Desert.
RSVP. Please call Rev. Patricia at St. Margaret’s – 1-760-346-2697 ext. 147
QUESTIONS: Please call Rev. Patricia at St. Margaret’s – 1-760-346-2697 ext. 147.