- The Lake County Extension Homemakers host educational programs throughout the year.
- These no cost programs are open to the public.
- Upcoming programs 2019-2020.
- Register by contacting Diana Cook at the Extension Office, email@example.com or by phone 219-755-3240.
- If you are in need of accommodations to attend this program, please contact Linda Curley prior to the meeting at 219-755-3240 or firstname.lastname@example.org one week prior to the program.
Staying Sharp - Debunking Myths About The Aging Brain
February 4, 2020 - 12:00-1:30 P.M. - Lake County Extension Office
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, email@example.com 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
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, firstname.lastname@example.org 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
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.