Mental Health and Aging
Ever wonder why your winter “blues” continue into summer? Or why you feel fearful about the future or have trouble sleeping? These are just a couple of examples of mental health issues that affect 20% of older Americans. If you want to find the answers to these and other symptoms common to aging Americans, attend the Mental Health Issues that Affect Older Americans program on Thursday, Feb. 9 , 9:30 – 11 a.m. at United Way, 705 S. 24 th Ave., Ste. 400B, Wausau. You’ll learn the myths and facts about mental health issues in older Americans and discover the resources that are needed to become mentally healthier. You’ll learn about mental exercises designed to alleviate anxiety and improve your mental functioning. The program is presented by Dr. Jill Wollenzien, PhD., Clinical Psychologist who has conducted many workshops on mental health. This program is part of the Retirement Well-Being series presented by United Way RSVP, a 55+ volunteer service providing personalized placement and support to persons interested in volunteering.
To register for this free event, call United Way RSVP at 715-298- 5721.