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Benjamin Rose and Fairhill Partners to host free healthy living event for older adults

Contact: Jeanne Hoban, 216.373.1686, jhoban@benrose.org

January 19, 2016

(Cleveland, OH) On February 17, 2016, Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging, in collaboration with Fairhill Partners, will welcome older adults to Benjamin Rose to participate in a free day-long event providing health information and hands-on experiences that can help older adults prevent or manage chronic illnesses.

The program, titled "Healthy Living for Older Adults: Promoting Wellness and Preventing Illness," will provide older adults with skills and resources to reduce stress, engage in healthy eating and help them to enjoy an active and high quality life. Experts in the field of aging will offer tips and activities for stress reduction including reiki and tapping techniques.

The event begins at 9 a.m. and is scheduled to end at 2 p.m. All activities will take place in the Conference Center at Benjamin Rose, 11890 Fairhill Rd. There is no cost to attend but registration is required

For more information and registration visit www.benrose.org/education or call Jennifer Cardellini at 216.373.1610.

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The Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging (www.benrose.org) is a national leader pursuing innovation in practice and policy to address the important issues of aging. Since its beginnings more than 100 years ago, Benjamin Rose has built a Cleveland-based nonprofit into a nationally recognized research organization, a highly regarded service provider known for caring for people with complex, long-term needs, and a policy-driven advocate bringing information from around the country to the larger network of agencies serving older adults in the Greater Cleveland community. Through the Rose Centers for Aging Well, Benjamin Rose provides meals to homebound seniors and in neighborhood centers and offers social and educational programs to seniors in the community.