Hoosier Village offers workshops
Hoosier Village, 5300 W. 96th St., will host several Alzheimer’s Association caregiver workshops. Hoosier Village can be reached at 873-3349.
• Becoming an Expert Caregiver — 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 3. This session offers techniques for maximizing a loved one’s strengths and discusses verbal and nonverbal communication, coping with challenging behaviors, preventing wandering and more.
• Aging Safely in the Home — 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 10. This session is for individuals caring for a loved one with dementia at home. It will provide tips for evaluating the environment for things that could cause injury as well as coping skills.
The Boone County Health Department will have several opportunities for residents to receive flu and pneumonia vaccines.
Flu vaccines are $20 for adults, $30 for a high dose flu vaccine and $10 for children. Pneumonia vaccines are available for adults for $60.
Flu shots are available to homebound Boone County residents by calling 765-482-3942 option 3.
For more information visit www.boone-county.in.gov/health.
• 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 3, in the Community Building at the 4-H Fairgrounds, 1300 East County Road 100 South, Lebanon.
• 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 10, in the Zionsville Town Hall Community Room, 1100 W. Oak St.
• Senior Health Fair — 9 a.m. to noon Thursday, Oct. 11, in the Zionsville Town Hall Community Room, 1100 W. Oak St. Vaccines are available for adults only.
• 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 17, in the Boone County Health Department, 116 W. Washington St., Lebanon.
Homemakers Club sets meeting
Zionsville’s Extension Homemakers Club “Village Homemakers” will meet at 1 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 4, at the home of Cindy Baker.
The program will be sewing Christmas stockings for Indiana’s soldiers.
Call 733-0274 for more information.
Poetry on Brick Street Oct. 4
Poetry on Brick Street will present Eugene Gloria as the featured poet at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 4, at Eagle Creek Coffee Co., 10 S. Main St., Zionsville.