Older adults from across the Northwoods are invited to attend the ninth annual Alive to Life event Wednesday, May 8, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Rouman Cinema in Rhinelander.
Rennes Health & Rehab Center in Rhinelander is the primary sponsor of the event. The Oneida County Department on Aging is hosting the event to reinforce the positive aspects of aging, provide information to help meet the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual needs of older adults and to provide fun. Vilas and Forest County Commission on Aging offices are also supporting agencies.
The program will begin with a presentation by keynote speaker Ruth Almen on inspiration and motivation. Following the program, all participants will have a choice of attending various workshops including Staying Limber for Life; Porcupines, the Pokiest Critter in the Woods; Changing the Way We Age; What’s so Great About Grains; Animal Rehabilitation; Eat Your Way to Happiness; Glaciers, The Power of Ice in Wisconsin; and Joggin’ your Noggin’.
Participants will be offered a continental breakfast, lunch and an afternoon dessert accompanied by music at the closing session. The registration fee for the entire day is $17 for persons age 60 and older, and $20 for anyone under age 60.
Car pools or group transportation may be available. To register or for more information, contact the Oneida County Department on Aging at (715) 369-6170 or (800) 379-7499.