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CLC in Staples to host 30th Conference on Aging on June 1


STAPLES — The Staples campus of Central Lakes College will host the 30th Conference on Aging entitled “On the Road to a Healthier You” from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 1.


Sixteen workshop topics range from “Why So Much Medical Research is Wrong” to “How to Be in the Driver’s Seat When It Comes to Your Health Care.”

Participants may choose three workshops to attend.

Registration is from 8-8:45 a.m., with workshops from 9-9:45 a.m., 10-10:45 a.m. and 11-11:45 a.m. Two 15-minute periods are scheduled for exhibits/activity. Lunch, entertainment and door prizes conclude the event at 11:45 a.m., with exhibits remaining in place until 2 p.m.

Registration fee is $6 before May 23, or $8 at the door, payable to Central Lakes College, Business and Industry Center, 501 W. College Drive, Brainerd, MN 56401.

For more information call (800) 933-0346 extension 8142 or (218) 855-8142 or email

Sponsors along with CLC are Lakewood Health System, Central Minnesota Council on Aging, West Central Telephone Association, First International Bank and Trust, Todd-Wadena Electric Cooperative, Northern Eye Center, Horizon Health, Todd County Council on Aging and Lutheran Social Services.

Sarah Nelson
Sarah Nelson joined the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2010 and works as a online reporter, content editor and staff writer. She is a world traveler, accused idealist and California native now braving the winters of Central Minnesota. She believes in the power of human resolve and hopes to be part of something that makes history by bringing an end to injustice in the world. Sarah has worked as a criminal background researcher, high school civics teacher, grant writer, and contributing writer with — tackling every issue from global poverty to bio-degradable bicycles. Her favorite thing about living in Minnesota is July. Sarah left the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2014.
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