Discover Wellness in 2021 with Lessons for Living presented by the University of Illinois Extension.
Sessions are conveniently offered on two dates to allow for your schedule. Choose sessions based on your interest and availability.
Five Flavors: How the Palate Changes
February 2 and July 8, 2021
How does our palate change through our lifecycle? Learn about the five senses, the process of aging, and the connection between smell and taste. What are some ways to enhance flavor using color and spices? What is behind the psychology of taste?
Building Resiliency in Yourself and Your Organization
March 23 and November 9, 2021
Every one of us has been challenged by a tough situation sometime in our lives. We have witnessed highly resilient people that have the ability to adapt, recover and grow stronger from difficult situations. In this lesson, learn what characteristics resilient people and organizations possess that help them create opportunities from challenges, and how YOU can also nurture and strengthen your resilience.
How to Save on Travel
April 15 and October 14, 2021
Travelling across the state or around the world offers many opportunities for fun, and spending money! Join us in discussing ways to be a savvy traveler including how to manage your finances efficiently and safely while traveling.
Healthy Behaviors for a Healthy Immune System
May 20 and September 9, 2021
We want to do all we can to protect ourselves from becoming ill. A healthy immune system gives the body a layer of protection. While no one food or healthy lifestyle behavior can prevent illness, you can help boost your immunity with a healthy balance of nutrient-rich foods, adequate sleep, physical activity and managed stress. Join us to learn the steps you need to take to build a strong immune system.
Medical Identity Theft
June 8, 2021
Medical identity theft can be a real burden if it happens to you. A thief may use your name or health insurance number to get care for themselves. This program will help you detect signs of medical identity theft, protect your medical information and what to do if you notice mistakes or find out your identity has been used.
Understanding the Impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)
August 19, 2021
Recent research has revealed that Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) can cause a lifetime of health consequences; from not being able to sleep soundly as an adult, to dificulty concentrating, anxiety, depression, and physical health problems. Discover how ACES impacts you, your family, and your community and what you can do to help.
HCE membership/coordinator is not required for participation. Sessions are open to the public.
Most webinar sessions are offered two times each year. Pick the session date that best fits your schedule.
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