Are you interested in learning something new? The Clearfield County Area Agency on Aging Inc., in collaboration with Lock Haven University Clearfield, announces the final programs offered through the Clearfield Community Life-long Learning Institute. These are free programs.
Dangers of Prescription Drug Abuse Among Older Adults: Did you know the misuse of drugs, alcohol and prescription drugs is on the rise in the older adult population?
In this workshop, participants will utilize a screening tool for identifying abuse of substances, questions to ask prescribers regarding medication, common misconceptions about medications and community resources to help with misuse of medication.
The presenter will be Laura Gardner, instructor at the Lock Haven University. To hear more, you can join on Tuesday, April 14, at the Lock Haven University – Room A131 in the Academic building, from 1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Pre-registration is required. Register by calling the CCAAA at 814-765-2696.
On Tuesday, April 28, from 1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m., Presenter, Dr. Jamie Foor, assistant professor of psychology at the Lock Haven University, will present The Life-Course of the Baby Boom Generation.
The Baby Boomers are one of the most influential generational cohorts in modern U.S. history. This generation occurred due to a unique set of circumstances in U.S. history.
The Baby Boomers, in turn, influenced and continue to influence the society they live in. Participants will explore how the Baby Boom occurred and the influential changes the Boomers made to American society.
Participants will also consider how the development of generational cohorts before and after the Baby Boomers are influenced by the historical periods that they live in. Pre-registration is required. Register by calling the CCAAA at 814-765-2696.
The final program will have you touring the Beardsley Funeral Home and Crematory at 113 N. Third St., Clearfield, on Tuesday, May 12, from 2:30 p.m. – 4 p.m.
The agency invites you to tour the Beardsley Funeral Home and Crematory. You will see the recent renovations and new addition that houses its on-site crematory.
This is the only funeral home in the county with a funeral home and crematory under one roof. You can come learn about all of the cremation and burial options available today.
Class size is limited, so reserve your spot early. Tour leaders will be Owners, Kevin A. Beardsley and Brockton A. Shaffer and Funeral Director, Seth A. Beardsley.
Programs and services of the agency are funded in part by the Pennsylvania Department of Aging, the Clearfield County Area Agency on Aging Inc., Mature Resources Foundation and local and consumer contributions.