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DuPage County to offer opportunity for older residents to remain active with Age Well program

Published: Tuesday, May 14, 2013 5:00 p.m. CDT

WHEATON – DuPage County is hosting a free community event on Sunday, May 19 called Age Well DuPage: Renew, Recharge, Reinvent.

The new event, co-hosted by DuPage County Senior Services and the College of DuPage Continuing Education, will stress the importance of both an active physical and mental life to adults over the age of 50.

Lucia West Jones from the Northeastern Illinois Agency on Aging will kick off the day at 1 p.m. with a speech entitled "Aging Well in DuPage." Then attendees will spend the next three hours choosing sessions to attend ranging in subject matter from job searching, social security enrollment, Tai Chi, volunteer opportunities for older adults and more.

The event will be held at the Student Resource Center at the College of DuPage in Glen Ellyn.

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