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The Meaning of Empowerment: The Slippery Slope of Incapacity

Many baby-boomers worry about the care needs for an elderly parent.  Their parents may live with the uncertainty of chronic illness and disability and have a whole host of planning issues.  However, either caregivers are overwhelmed with conflicting information or don't know where to seek help.  Such a lack of information, or the wealth of conflicting information, adds to their anxiety about caring for an elderly parent.  Indeed, it takes a team to protect an elderly person and every aspect of planning should be addressed.

Tour and Learn About Trillium Woods

Trillium Woods, a resort-style retirement community under construction and scheduled to open summer 2015, is welcoming the public to tour and learn about amenities, pricing and benefits of living at Trillium Woods.

Free Financial Planning Advice for Seniors July 22

Seniors who want an active lifestyle featuring resort-like amenities and on-site health care services and are looking to plan for the next chapter in life, are invited to attend a Trillium Woods sponsored event, “Let’s Run The Numbers” featuring certified financial planner, Brad Breeding.

Trillium Woods at Open House

Trillium Woods, a resort-style retirement community under construction and scheduled to open summer 2015, is welcoming the public to tour and learn about amenities, pricing and benefits of living at Trillium Woods.

Operation Kidsafe Child Safety Event

Join Delmonico Dance, local law enforcement, first responders and Operation Kidsafe for a free child safety fair. There will be an ice cream truck for the kids.  Parents will receive a lifetime record of their child's digital fingerprints and a form that is ready to hand to law enforcement in an emergency, as well as valuable safety tips. Operation Kidsafe uses the latest equipment like the FBI and Secret Service.

BBQ Cookout

Join the community every Saturday in June for a BBQ cookout at IOCP’s resale shop. Complimentary hot dogs and pop will be served. Free (donations accepted). 11 a.m.–1 p.m. 1605 County Road 101 N.; iocp.org

Cat Adoption Day at Chuck & Don's

MHS is the oldest humane society in Minnesota and extends its care and concern to domesticated and wild animals. Learn more about this great organization and find a new furry friend to add to your family.

State Arbor Month Celebration and Minnesota Tree Climbing Championships

This year the DNR is celebrating Arbor Day and Arbor Month by encouraging families to play in natural settings such as your backyard, a nearby woodlot, or forested area.

The 2014 State Arbor Month Celebration will be at Oak Hill Park in St. Louis Park. The event will give families a chance to play with nature, while watching some of the best tree climbers in the state compete at the Minnesota Tree Climbing Championship.

State Arbor Month Celebration Schedule:

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