This fifteen-week class explores a general overview of developing healthy living habits in both food consumption and hygiene for today and for the future. The first half of the class will focus on nutrition, meal planning and shopping on a budget along with actual hands-on practice culminating with a trip to Hannaford Stores for a tour and presentation on the importance of purchasing healthier foods for themselves and their families. We have partnered with SNAP-Ed to provide nutrition facts and evidence-based research throughout this portion of the course. The second half will focus on the maintenance of personal, house, organ, and neighborhood hygiene and the benefits that come from these practices. No class Feb. 17, and Apr. 20.
Do you ever wonder if there is a better way to handle some of those daily parenting challenges? Learn how with this six-session video and discussion program for parents and care providers of children ages 5-12. This program is designed to help raise responsible children by using effective discipline and encouragement techniques. For further information you may call Deb or Emily at 859-1580. Limit 15 students.
Investing doesn’t have to be overwhelming! This two-session workshop will help you understand investing concepts at a level that suits your needs. You will gain a better understanding of the investing tools and strategies you can use to help reach your long-term investment goals. Participant workbook will be included. Limit 18 students. No class Mar. 10.
Miles, language, and culture make us seem like we are worlds away from other people and nations, but hosting an international foreign exchange student can be a transformative life experience for both the student and the host family. You will have the opportunity to share your culture and traditions and learn about the culture and traditions of your student. During this class you will learn the “how’s,” the challenges, and the adventures of hosting as well as start building your community network in anticipation of hosting during the coming school year.
Social Security likely will be the foundation of your retirement income. Before you retire, it is important to understand your options with Social Security and the impact your decisions have on your retirement. We will discuss how Social Security fits into your retirement income plan, when you should start taking benefits, and tax considerations. We will also discuss what steps pre-retires should take to prepare for health care costs to help ensure their retirement savings stay healthy. Limit 18 students.