Stay Independent

It’s never too early — or too late — to set realistic goals for eating well and moving more. Learn the health benefits of eating well and how to strengthen your muscles to stay independent for life. Sample healthy, tasty, and low-cost food and trade tips with peers.

Intended audience: Adults age 60 or older
Format: Four 60- to 90-minute workshops


  • Three Meals a Day
  • Feast on Fruits and Vegetables
  • Power Up with Protein
  • Exercise Your Independence
  • Cooking for One or Two
  • Brain Health - Worried about memory loss as you age? Learn how to support brain health, maintain your memory, and stay independent longer by following the Mediterranean-DASH Intervention for Neurodegenerative Delay (MIND) diet. You’ll explore brain-stimulating activities to prevent the onset of Alzheimer’s/dementia.


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