County Executive Mike Hein Invites Ulster County Seniors To 16th Annual Live, Laugh And Learn Event On August 16th

Posted August 5, 2013

Live, Laugh and Learn to be held at the BRC 

Kingston, NY – Ulster County Executive, Mike Hein and the Office for the Aging invite Ulster County seniors to the 16thannual Live, Laugh and Learn senior day of workshops on Friday, August 16th.

“You are never too old to live, laugh or learn and Ulster County’s Live, Laugh and Learn event is a great place to do all three,” said County Executive Hein.  “It is being held at the Business Resource Center at One Development Court in Kingston, and is $5 for the whole day.  Doors will open at 8:30 AM and workshops begin at 9 AM.  I invite all of the seniors in our community to enjoy the many wonderful workshops being offered!”

Several new educational, fitness and fun workshops are being offered this year as well as some old favorites.   This year’s workshops includeLatin Dancing for Seniors; Fun things on the InternetUnderstanding Digital Cameras;Hidden Treasures; Make your Garden a RetreatLaughter Yoga; Tai-Chi-like Exercises for Seniors; Making Medicines & Vitamins Play Nice; Ashokan Reservoir 100 Years Ago; Estate PlanningHome Safe Home-How to Keep it That Way;Emotional Intelligence/Stress Reduction; Maintain Independence with Vision Loss; Senior Pet Companions; Let’s Zumba; Saving Energy/Saving DollarsPrevention/Detection Coronary DiseaseServices for Seniors from County ClerkSo You Want to be a Writer; Personal Safety for SeniorsConnecting to Long Term ServicesBeing a “Green” Healthy SeniorKeeping Fit from the Neck UpA Healthy Back is a Happy Back; Making Stretch Bracelets; Is My Medicare Plan the Best for Me?; and Totally Tarot. Applications can be picked up at the Office for the Aging at 1003 Development Court in Kingston or by calling (845) 340-3456.

“For the past 16 years the Live, Laugh & Learn program has provided interactive classes, creative thought, and learning new things for Ulster County seniors,” said Anne Cardinale, Director of the Ulster County Office for the Aging.  “Every year, it is amazing to hear from participants that the programs offered were more outstanding than the previous year.  It keeps seniors invigorated and is a continued social event anticipated each year.  Christine Noble, Coordinator, as well as the committee volunteers, deserve kudos for their creativity in coming up with such wonderful programs.”