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Register for TRIAD state conference set in Brainerd

BAXTER — Registration is open for the general public for the Minnesota Statewide TRIAD conference that is scheduled Sept. 18-20 at The Lodge in Baxter.

The conference, being hosted by Crow Wing County TRIAD, is open to TRIAD members and non-members. Registration was reserved for TRIAD members through Aug. 1, but is now open to the general public. Registration is limited to 200 attendees.

The state conference will include a best practices sharing meeting as well as sessions on memory care issues and Alzheimer’s with Dr. T. Wittkop, psychiatrist; Eat a Rainbow Every Day, and “Physical Conditioning for Seniors” by Essentia Health Care Dietary and physical therapy staff; “Planning for the Future” by Alexandria Attorney Lisa Bowen; “What You Didn’t Know You Didn’t Know about Funeral Planning,” by David Deuth, Iowa funeral director; “Laugh and Feel Good Going Home,” by Nothando Zulu, master story teller; “Self Defense for Seniors,” taught by Crow Wing County Sheriff Todd Dahl and special Keynote presentation, “Too Many Hats/Senior Overload” with Dr. Richard Swenson.

The conference also will include an antique car show, exhibits, entertainment and door prizes. For additional information or to attend, contact Chief Deputy Debi Backdahl at 829- 4749, or register online at the Crow Wing County website, The three-day conference registration is $40 which includes all conference sessions and materials, Tuesday appetizers, Wednesday’s buffet lunch and night banquet and Thursday refreshments.

The conference is sponsored by Essentia Health, Good Neighbors Home Health Care, Home Instead Senior Care, Cuyuna Regional Medical Center and the Good Samaritan Society.

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