Dementia Friendly at Work Training

Help your organization heighten its awareness of dementia and be equipped to respond warmly and effectively when serving people living with dementia and their families. The training is offered as part of an Isanti County Public Health Dementia Grant and is available to businesses that serve residents of Isanti County. However, if your business is located […]

Dementia focus added to help build healthier communities

The Minnesota Department of Health’s (MDH) community-led health improvement efforts are getting a $27.2 million funding boost from the Minnesota’s Statewide Health Improvement Program (SHIP), a state and locally-funded partnership now operating in all 87 counties. Partners in Healthy Living leads the local SHIP efforts for Isanti, Kanabec, Mille Lacs and Pine counties. For a […]

September 23rd is Fall Prevention Awareness Day!

Each year in the United States, one out of three people age 65 or older fall. As a result, many experience injuries that threaten their independence and quality of life. Join invited officials, community-based organizations, members of the Minnesota Falls Prevention Coalition and the general public to learn how fall risk can be reduced. When: […]

Living Well with Chronic Conditions Workshop Opportunity

Take Charge of Your LifeLiving Well with Chronic Conditions Workshop During the six weekly sessions you will learn:  -Techniques to deal with problems such as frustration, fatigue, pain and isolation -Appropriate exercise for maintaining and improving strength, flexibility and endurance -Appropriate use of medications– Communicating effectively with family, friends, and health professionals -Nutrition -Decision making -How to Evaluate New Treatments […]