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Wills and Estate Planning: The Nuts and Bolts to Get You Started

Being prepared for the worst will give you peace of mind. Find out what you need to update wills and trust documents and learn more about powers of attorney and health care directives during this free program. An expert from ISU Extension will get you started on putting together a plan for lifetime transitions and estate planning.

Stress Less with Mindfullness

Aug 7
Wednesday 6:00 pm
Occasional stress is good; chronic stress is not. Join us to learn scientifically proven techniques you can use to improve your mental wellbeing of which stress management plays a role.

Mary Van Heukelom, Program Director for Above+Beyond Cancer, is a Certified Cancer Exercise Trainer and Wellness Coach. She leads the Total Training Class, a small group personal training program for survivors at the Wellmark YMCA of Des Moines, teaches Mindfulness Meditation, facilitates book club, bike club and leads the Adventure Fitness Program in Des Moines.

Basics of Mental Illness Presented by NAMI

Apr 24
Wednesday 6:00 pm
Mental illness effects nearly 1 in 4 people. Join us to learn about the major types of mental illnesses from Gary W. Rasmussen, M.S., associate director of the National Alliance on Mental Illness
of Greater Des Moines. Learn about the major types of mental illnesses from Gary W. Rasmussen, M.S., associate director of the National Alliance on Mental Illness of Greater Des Moines. Rasmussen will share anecdotes from his professional career and answer questions you may have on finding help and support.

Alzheimer's Disease - Awareness and Support

Do you know the 10 warning signs of Alzheimer's Disease and that African-Americans and Latinos are almost 2 times more likely to develop Alzheimer’s? Join Edith Crawford of the Greater Iowa Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association to learn more about how this might impact you or someone you know. The session will provide answers, resources, support and volunteer options.

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