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Operation Healthy U

University of Illinois College of Medicine at Rockford
Join us on Saturday, September 12 for Operation Healthy U, a health and wellness event for all ages. This free event will be held at the University of Illinois Rockford from 10 – 2 and will feature health screenings, interactive workshops, tips from local businesses and community resources. Healthy foods will also be available for purchase.

John Morell 815.395.5649

Managing Diabetes through the Holidays

Boone County Extension 205 Cadillac Court, Suite 5 Belvidere, IL 61008
Tantalizing treats are an inevitable part of the holiday season. Many people try to avoid over indulging during this festive time of year, only to find it a challenge.
For people with diabetes it can be especially difficult to deal with the traditions and temptations of the season without negatively affecting diabetes control.
As a registered dietitian and certified diabetes educator, Marilyn Csernus offers this program to help those with diabetes both enjoy the traditions of the holidays and manage diabetes. Topics covered include:
* Preparing for a happy healthy holiday season with diabetes
*Eating tips to maintain good glucose control through the holidays
*On the road and in the air with diabetes
* Holiday recipes
The fee for this program is $5.00 per person. To register, call the Boone County Extension office at 815-544-3710, or online at Pre-registration is preferred by Nov. 9th. If you need a reasonable accommodation to participate in this program, please contact the Boone County Extension office.

Judy Hodge

Operation Healthy U

University of Illinois Rockford Campus 1601 Parkview Ave., Rockford, IL
The University of Illinois College of Medicine at Rockford is hosting "Operation Healthy U," a health and wellness event for all ages.

The event is scheduled for September 12, 2015 from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. at the college (1601 Parkview Ave. in Rockford).

Admission is free and the fair will include blood pressure checks, healthy food (for purchase), interactive workshops, healthy tips from local businesses, community resources, fun for the whole family.

For more information about the fair or vendor/sponsorship, contact John Morell at 815-395-5649 or

Understanding Early Memory Loss

Anam Glen Brain Health Center7978 Newburg Rd, Rockford, IL 61108
The onset of early memory loss creates many questions and challenges for both the person experiencing memory loss and their supporters. . This program provides an overview of memory loss, common signs and symptoms, and the diagnostic process, and will focus on coping strategies and identifying helpful resources. Topics covered include non-medical practices for maintaining well-being through caring for one’s body, mind, and relationships.
This program is 1.5 hours, which includes time for questions and answers.

Alzheimer's Association,1111 S. Alpine Rd, Ste 307, Rockford, IL 61108, 815-4841300