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February 12, 2020
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Educational Programs

 

Staying Sharp - Debunking Myths About The Aging Brain

February 4, 2020 - 12:00-1:30 P.M. - Lake County Extension Office

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Adapted from The Global Council on Brain Health recommendations for Cognitively Stimulating Activities, this program addresses several common myths related to the aging brain. We will examine these common myths and discuss why they are incorrect.  We’ll delve further into brain health as we discuss facts related to current research focused on learning and memory.  Linda Curley, Purdue Extension Educator, Health and Human Sciences, will be presenting this program.  Register by contacting Diana Cook, dmcook@purdue.edu or call the Extension office at 219-755-3240.

 

Staying Scam Safe

April 7, 2020 - 12:00-1:00 P.M. - Lake County Extension Office

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People all around the world are affected by scams every single day. This program will cover some common types of scams, provide you with proactive steps you can take to protect yourself and your information, and show you where you can go to report scams or frauds that have taken place. Annetta Jones, Purdue Extension Educator, Health and Human Sciences, will be presenting this program.  Register by contacting Diana Cook, dmcook@purdue.edu or call the Extension office at 219-755-3240.

 

Dollars & Sense: How We Misthink Money and How to Spend Smarter

June 9, 2020 - 12:00-2:00 P.M. - Lake County Extension Office

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Money management is a life challenge. Our irrational behavior often interferes with our best intentions when it comes to managing our finances. This program will explore a wide range of everyday topics from credit card debt and household budgeting to holiday sales. We will look at how our beliefs about dollars and cents are often wrong and cost us more than we know. We will also look at the unconscious fears and desires driving our worst financial instincts and how to  improve our money habits.

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