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Wellness Partners program targets seniors

WORTHINGTON -- Sanford Worthington sponsors weekly Wellness Partners clinics at sites in Worthington, Fulda and Lakefield: 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Lakefield Multipurpose Center; 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, The Center (Ace Hardware Building), Worthington; 8 to 9:45 a.m. Wednesday, Homestead Cooperative, Worthington; 10 to 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Worthington Area YMCA; 1 to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sunshine Apartments, Worthington; 8:15 to 9:30 a.m. Thursday, An-Tony-O's Pizza, Fulda; 10 to 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Mapleview Estates, Fulda; 1 to 3 p.m. Thursday, Okabena Towers, Worthington.

Wellness Partners is a wellness clinic for people age 55 and older. Seniors can meet with a nurse to discuss their medications, lab tests, blood pressure or other health-related concerns.

The goal is to improve the quality of life of seniors.

Once a month, there is an educational program on a health-related topic presented by staff from Sanford Worthington Medical Center as well as other health-care providers in the community. The presentation for June is "Summer Safety," presented by Barb Arnold, employee health nurse at Sanford Worthington. The dates of that presentation are: 11 a.m. Tuesday, Lakefield Multipurpose Center; 10 a.m. Wednesday, Homestead Cooperative, Worthington; 1 p.m. Wednesday, Sunshine Apartments, Worthington; 10 a.m. Thursday, Mapleview Estates, Fulda; 1 p.m. Thursday, Okabena Towers, Worthington.

For more information, phone 372-3139, 372-3106 or 372-3256.

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