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  • AARP Full Course

    Minnesota law mandates a 10% reduction in car insurance premiums for persons 55 years and older who complete a defensive driving class. Courses consist of an overview of safe driving; there are no writing or driving tests required. Classes take place at the Senior Center located at Senior Center 2484 East County Road F, White Bear Lake, unless otherwise stated. Advanced registration is required and can be done by mail, walk-in, or online at www.whitebear.ce.feepay.org. No drop-ins. For a complete listing of other sites and classes, call the AARP Information Center at (952) 858-9040.
  • AARP Refresher

    Minnesota law mandates a 10% reduction in car insurance premiums for persons 55 years and older who complete a defensive driving class. Courses consist of an overview of safe driving; there are no writing or driving tests required. Classes take place at the Senior Center located at Senior Center 2484 East County Road F, White Bear Lake, unless otherwise stated. Advanced registration is required and can be done by mail, walk-in, or online at www.whitebearregistration.org. No drop-ins.For a complete listing of other sites and classes, call the AARP Information Center at (952) 858-9040.  The Refresher Course is 4 hours and is for those who have completed a Full Course but need to renew the certificate.
  • AARP Refresher

    Minnesota law mandates a 10% reduction in car insurance premiums for persons 55 years and older who complete a defensive driving class. Courses consist of an overview of safe driving; there are no writing or driving tests required. Classes take place at the Senior Center located at Senior Center 2484 East County Road F, White Bear Lake, unless otherwise stated. Advanced registration is required and can be done by mail, walk-in, or online at www.whitebearregistration.org. No drop-ins.For a complete listing of other sites and classes, call the AARP Information Center at (952) 858-9040.  The Refresher Course is 4 hours and is for those who have completed a Full Course but need to renew the certificate.
  • Acupressure Face Lift

    Here’s a face-lift you can do at home! Acupressure is an ancient Chinese healing method that works with the energy that flows through your body. Stimulating facial acupressure points can help erase years from your face naturally, bring a healthy glow to your skin; increase muscle tone; decrease puffiness and eye bags; reduce lines and prevent new lines from forming; even decrease headaches, relieve eye strain, soothe nerves and increase relaxation. Learn how to make your skin as healthy as possible from the inside out 
  • Essential Oils 101

    Learn about the potential uses and benefits of different essential oils. Topics that will be covered include emotional and physical health, chemical-free cleaning, and more! All levels of essential oil knowledge are welcome!
  • Gimme a Break! How to Help Friends and Family Caring for People with Memory Loss

    Have you ever uttered the words, "let me know if there's anything I can do" but lacked the confidence to pitch in and help care for a person with Alzheimer's or other forms of memory loss?  In this class you will learn what "respite care" is, why it is important, and what you can do to give a caregiver a break - a break that can make the difference in helping those with memory loss remain living in their own homes.  At the end of the course you will feel greater confidence in your ability to support people in your community who need a little time to attend to matters other than caring for their loved ones.  This course is offered by 2nd Half with Lyngblomsten, a center for enriching lives after 50.
  • Hypnosis: Weight Loss/Health Eating/ Stop Smoking / Chewing Tobacco

    Stop the obsession with food. Stop overeating and snacking in between meals/evening. Stop the cravings for sugar and greasy foods. Learn to eat healthy and get motivated to walk and exercise. Stop Smoking/Chewing tobacco. Hypnosis eliminates the cravings and withdrawal. No weight gain. This is a combined class with two sessions running concurrently. All students attend combined introduction. Weight loss group goes first while smokers leave the grounds and have their last cigarettes (about 45 minutes). Weight loss group concludes and smokers'  return for their hypnosis session.  Participants can attend both sessions at the combined class fee. Lifetime members are included in these sessions.  Both sessions include a self hypnosis reinforcement cd and membership card to attend future classes for reinforcement if desired. For more information go to www.hypnosisclinic.net.
  • Introduction to Therapeutic Grade Essential Oils

    Come discover the benefits of therapeutic grade essential oils. Learn how they can support you and your family’s health and so MUCH MORE. Also learn how easy (and fun) it is to make your own products utilizing essential oils; everything from non-toxic cleaning supplies to stress reduction serum. Everyone will receive a custom roller-bottle to take home. There is a $10 material fee due to the instructor the night of class.
  • Metabolism Boosters and Busters

    In the past you probably could drop weight by cutting back on calories or exercising a bit more. But then suddenly the scale stops moving and you just can’t seem to lose weight. THE GOOD NEWS - You could lose up to 20 pounds in a year – without eating less. Just by revving up your metabolism, you can burn more calories every day, lose fat, boost energy, feel stronger and more fit. In this class, you will learn 20 SIMPLE things you can do every day to boost your metabolism and burn as much as 30% more calories every day.  
  • Overcoming Your Carbohydrate Cravings

    Do you crave starches, snack foods, and sweets and find the more you eat, the more you want to eat? Is your snacking out of control? In this workshop, we will discuss a two week plan that will STOP your cravings (no kidding!), help you lose weight and help keep your insulin levels balanced. Overcoming carb cravings is not a matter of willpower but a matter of biology. Learn how you can stop the vicious cycle of food craving and weight gain. No hype – just the facts.  
  • Stay Sharp

    By the time we are in our 30s, our brains are experiencing cognitive decline. The good news is that we can reverse it through brain fitness activities. This class will focus on what we can do to stay sharp. Information, as well as interactive exercises and ideas for you to incorporate at home, will be included in each session.
  • The Power of Food

    The 2010 Global Burden of Disease Study determined the leading cause of both death and disability is our diet. Eating animal protein and fat is tied to heart disease, diabetes and cancer. Learn why a whole food plant based diet can prevent and reverse a broad range of diseases. Sample food that extends life and receive Dick’s Vegan Cook Book.
  • Weight Loss Made Easy.

    You can do it! Weight Loss Can be Made Easy! If you want to lose weight or just want more energy for your day, Natalie will get you there as she is experienced trainer that has helped thousands of people to lose weight and get into great shape. Natalie with her E Fit System helped a “Biggest Loser” contestant to lose 120 pound while on the hit show and is ready to help you too!Learn from the expert 10 easy, healthy habits that Natalie recommends for you that have helped so many other clients (including herself) to lose weight and keep the pounds off for good.
  • Wellness! A Holistic Approach to a Healthy Mind and Body

    Are you looking for ways you can improve your health or prevent illness? Wellness is an active process of becoming aware of and making choices toward a healthy and fulfilling life. Wellness is more than being free from illness, it is a dynamic process of growth and change. Classes do not need to be taken as a series. You can take all 4 classes, or just the ones that interest you. The last portion of each class is available for Q&A. Come prepared with your questions! Course 1576.100: Lays the foundation of wellness and explores what your body really needs for optimal healthCourse 1576.200: Learn the health benefits of the wonderful, medicinal, probiotic elixir called kombucha. You will also learn how to make your own kombucha! Samples will be provided for tasting.Course 1576.300:Learn the health benefits of essential Oils, how to use them, and make your own blends. Course 1576.400: Learn basic principles of mindfulness and how thoughts create physical actions in your body affecting your health. 
  • What's New For Medicare

    It is important to review your Medicare prescription drug plan each year during the Open Enrollment period, from October 15 - December 7. The Medicare.gov website allows individuals to make health insurance comparisons and change to the most cost-effective Part D plan, based on the prescription drugs they are taking. Our presentation will explain how Part D works, including the impact of the Affordable Care Act on “the donut hole.” We can also explain the new 5-star plans, available throughout the year. Extra Help will be explained, a program for people with lower incomes, that may reduce prescription drug costs.