Young at Heart is a group of age 55-plus adults who meet each Wednesday, 12 p.m., at South Burlington City Hall, 575 Dorset Street, for lunch with a free program to follow. Sponsored by the South Burlington Recreation and Parks Department, lunch costs $4 per person and is served at 12:15 p.m. Everyone is welcome to the free program after lunch, which begins at 1 p.m. Registration for lunch is required the prior Friday by 9:15 a.m. To register, call 802-846-4108.
Oct. 9 – All About Us: Part III with Andrea Leo
Menu: Cheese ravioli with meat sauce and parmesan cheese, broccoli florets, garlic roll and apple.
Program: Even if you didn’t come to Part I or Part II, anyone can easily jump in.
Oct. 16 – Ellen Gurwitz, owner of Declutter Me
Menu: Chicken cacciatore, seasoned potatoes, peas and carrots, dinner roll and birthday cake.
Program: A lively and open discussion about decluttering. Ellen Gurwitz will lead a virtual house tour. See before and after photos.
Oct. 23 – Brigitte Harton, Age Well consultant dietician
Menu: Beef and vegetable stew with potatoes, French green beans, biscuit and orange.
Program: Drug interactions may make your drug less effective, cause unexpected side effects, or increase the action of a particular drug. Learn how you can reduce the risk of potentially harmful drug interactions, especially food-drug interactions.
Oct. 30 – Mind-Body Medicine with Instructor Elizabeth Wirls
Menu: Zucchini and summer squash quiche with cheddar and sausage, peas and mushrooms, sliced carrots, wheat bread and peaches
Program: Wirls will talk a bit about using tai chi to produce the “medicine within” and lead a few simple movements to demonstrate. Modern medical evidence increasingly supports tai chi as a powerful tool to improve health, manage stress, and promote vitality and balance. Wirls offers classes on Tuesdays in South Burlington. They are free, fun and open to all.