Aging With Gusto

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We are also excited to announce that we are bringing back the Aging With Gusto event to Granville County for the first time in over a decade!!

The date is Tuesday, May 21, 2024 from 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. and it will be FREE to attend. We hope everyone can join us to celebrate the Older Americans Month theme “Powered by Connection” during May.”  You can download the registration brochure, pick them up from our County Extension office, or register online. Pre-registration is due by Wednesday, May 15. Together we can promote healthy aging, increase community involvement for older adults, and tackle important issues like the prevention of elder abuse.


8:30 a.m.       Registration & Vendor Booths
9:10 a.m.       Morning Greetings
9:15 a.m.       Workshop Session I
10:10 a.m.     Workshop Session II
11:00 a.m.     Door Prizes/Evaluation
11:30 a.m.     Adjourn

Workshop Session 1

Why, What & How of Container Gardening

More and more people are planting container gardens! Come learn why individual’s container garden, what can be grown in container gardens, and how to successfully grow ornamental or edibles in containers.

Chair Pilates

Pilates promotes the mobility and strength of all the major muscle groups in the body, with a key focus on the deep core muscles. In this session we’ll learn ways to strengthen our core using a Pilates focus – all from our chair!”

What Are Your Five Wishes?

Five Wishes is an easy-to-use legal advance directive document written in everyday language. It helps all adults, regardless of age or health, to consider and document how they want to be cared for at the end of life.

Workshop Session 2

Aging in Place

Simple home modifications can help you age in place and allow you the ability to continue to live in your home. Learn steps on how to make simple and cheap modifications to your home to do just that.

Nutrition & Lifestyle for Healthy Aging

Do you know why your gut health matters? Why it is important to move more? Join us for this session to learn the answers to these questions! Come learn about the power of plants and the Core 4 lifestyle habits for health.

Mastering Your Mobile

In an era where mobile devices have become an integral part of daily life, this workshop will provide an introduction to the world of smartphones and tablets, ensuring that you can enjoy the benefits of modern communication and stay connected with family and friends.