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Posted on: April 13, 2018

[ARCHIVED] “Seniors 60+ Extravaganza” Scheduled April 26

2017 Senior Extravaganza Welcome

The West Fargo Area Community Program would like to invite the public to the “Seniors 60+ Extravaganza II” 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Thursday, April 26, 2018, at the DoubleTree by Hilton in West Fargo (825 E. Beaton Dr., West Fargo). This free event will feature expert speakers, an information fair, musical entertainment and snacks and lunch.

The speakers lined up for this event will cover a diverse range of topics. The morning presenters are attorney Cheryl Bergian, who will provide information the basics of estate planning, and Deb Kaul, who will lead a discussion on aging well with resilience, courage and joy. The afternoon panel “Home is Where Your Heart Is” will feature experts on assistive living, dementia, skilled home care, exercise, preventing falls, and aging in comfort.

The event will also feature informational booths from a variety of organizations and music will be provided by Reverend Peter Schmidt and Vicki Schmidt. Door prizes will be given away throughout the event.

The event is free of charge, but pre-registration is required by April 19, 2018, to obtain an accurate count for the food. To register, please call 701-433-5360.

The event was organized by the West Fargo Area Community Program, a community wide program that offers opportunities for seniors to promote personal growth, socialization, achievement and well-being. The event was made possible through the generosity of the following sponsors: West Fargo Public Library, City of West Fargo, West Fargo Park District, Valley Senior Services, Sanford Health and AARP.


Schedule of events:

9 a.m.              Registration, tour information booths and breakfast snack

9:30 a.m.         Welcome and remarks

10 a.m.            Speaker #1: “The basics of estate planning” – Cheryl Bergian

10:45 a.m.       Break, beverages and tour information booths

11 a.m.            Speaker #2: “How are you old?” – Deb Kaul

Noon               Lunch, tour information booths

12:40 p.m.       Music and door prizes

1 p.m.              Panel Presentation: “Home is where your heart is” – various experts

2 p.m.              Evaluation and door prizes

2:30 p.m.         Closing

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