The 29th annual Senior Americans Day is scheduled for June 6 at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Davies Center.
Registration for the event is open through May 22.
Participants ages 55 and better will be able to choose from over 40 breakout sessions which will cover topics including local history, cultural diversity, health and wellness, and creativity. They also can attend free health screenings, have a free photo taken in the photo booth, and visit dozens of exhibit booths.
Lunch is included in the registration fee, as is a continental breakfast and refreshments. Participants will also have the opportunity to register for door prizes.
The keynote speaker will be Dr. Stuart Robertshaw, a teacher, humorist, psychologist and attorney. He will open the event with an address titled “The Healing Power of Humor.”
Registration for Senior Americans Day is $50 per person, with a $10 discount for online registration. If two individuals register together, the second registration is half price.
Senior Americans Day sponsors include UW-Eau Claire Continuing Education and UW-Extension in cooperation with HSHS St. Joseph’s Home Health, St. Francis Apartments, Marshfield Clinic, Security Health Plan, the Aging and Disability Resource Center, Grace Lutheran Communities, and Evergreen Funeral Home and Crematory. The event is planned by community representatives.