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NTC to host 'A Day of Aging Awareness' event Sept. 28

Northwest Technical College and faculty from the NTC's Gerontology will host "A Day of Aging Awareness" from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 28, at Bemidji State University's Beaux Arts Ballroom, 1500 Birchmont Drive NW.

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BEMIDJI — Northwest Technical College and faculty from the NTC's Gerontology will host "A Day of Aging Awareness" from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 28, at Bemidji State University's Beaux Arts Ballroom, 1500 Birchmont Drive NW.

In partnership with the Remember Project, Northwoods Caregivers and North Country Vocational Cooperative, students and their adult chaperones will engage in open conversations about the stigmas and impacts of aging, a release said.

To learn more about the dementia-friendly community movement and find out how their actions can help build inclusivity in their hometowns look for an event to schedule on Sept. 28.

  • Optional tours of NTC — 9 to 10 a.m.
  • Dementia Friends, Beaux Arts Ballroom, Bemidji State University — 10 to 11 a.m.
  • Lunch and career expo — 11 a.m. to noon.
  • The Remember Project performance and discussion — Noon to 1:30 p.m.
  • Optional tours of BSU — 1:30 to 2:30 p.m.

NTC's Gerontology and Aging Care program is a certificate program that strives to cultivate communities that serve individuals of all ages, a release said.
To register for the event visit NTC.com . For more information contact (218) 755-2748.

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