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‘Aging Well’ educational series teaches organization and simplification

RELEASE DATE: January 7, 2014

TAVARES — The University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) Extension in Lake County is hosting two free classes designed to help older Lake County residents better organize and simplify their lives.

The first class, “Aging in Place,” takes place from 10 a.m. -  noon on Wednesday, Jan. 15 and aims to help older residents  maintain independence and safety inside the home. This class will teach ways to modify the home, provide tools to simplify life and offer tips regarding hiring assistance for both personal and healthcare needs. Those interested in attending should register at http://janagingwell.eventbrite.com.

From everyday household items to financial papers, participants will learn what to keep and what to throw out by developing a “clear the clutter” strategy in the second class, “Organize Your Home and Important Papers.” The program takes place from 10 a.m. - noon on Wednesday, Feb. 19.  Those interested in attending should register at http://febagingwell.eventbrite.com.

Both classes are free, and will be held at the Lake County Extension Office, 1951 Woodlea Road, Tavares. Registration is required online or by calling 352-343-4101 ext. 2719 or 2721. For more information, contact Julie England at julieeng@ufl.edu.

The mission of the UF/IFAS Extension in Lake County is to develop knowledge in agricultural, human and natural resources and to make that knowledge accessible to sustain and enhance the quality of human life. The Extension provides free consultations, as well as educational programs on a variety of subjects. The foundation for the Gator Nation – An Equal Opportunity Institute.

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More Information:
Julie England
352-343-4101 ext. 2719 or 2721
julieeng@ufl.edu

Lake County media contact:
Elisha Pappacoda
Public Information Officer
Office: 352-343-9609; Cell: 352-460-2851
epappacoda@lakecountyfl.gov

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