Free series on aging to begin

Published 12:00 am Saturday, February 1, 2003

A four week series for adult children and their senior parents on a variety of issues related to aging begins Monday night.

"Aging Together" will be held at the Senior Center, 400 Third Ave. NE, Austin. Sessions will be held from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on Mondays.

Registration is preferred by calling the Mower County Senior Advocacy Office at 433-3462, but walk-ins are welcome.

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The topics include:

n Feb. 3: Community resources, home care services, and how to recognize and cope with the stages of aging

n Feb. 10: Elder law issues, Social Security, fraud, and aging care issues

n Feb. 17: Health care directives, prescription drug programs, Medical Assistance, and grief

n Feb. 24: Medical concerns from a doctor's perspective, funeral planning, and the hospice program.

Lee Bonorden can be reached at 434-2232 or by e-mail at