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Wednesday, July 12, 2017

"A Healthy Start" Informational Session for People with Disabilities in Chicago August 8th 2017

The City of Chicago Mayor's Office for People for Disabilities (MOPD) will be hosting an informational session: "A Healthy Start" on August 8th - 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM CDT. As always the events are free for all attendees, but RSVP > EventBrite

Join MOPD for a presentation by Bethany Harris from JenCare Senior Medical Center on the benefits of Acupuncture (one of the oldest healing practices) and the various programs and services they offer.

MOPD will also have Stephanie Garrigan from Philips Lifeline to discuss their line of solutions (HomeSafe with AutoAlert,GoSafe, CarePoint and CareSage) that support senior independence, daily operations and care.

Lastly, Ryan McGraw from Access2Yoga will show participants how to incorporate yoga into their lives. Ryan stated, 'As a person with a disability and yoga teacher who has been practicing yoga for 14 years, I believe anyone can do yoga. Yoga can be adapted to be made accessible to all.'

Mayor's Office for People with Disabilities
Field Office
2102 W. Ogden Ave.
Chicago, IL 60612

312.744.MOPD (6673) (voice)
312.744.7833 (TTY)

RSVP > EventBrite

The Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities (MOPD) works to meet the diverse needs of the more than 600,000 individuals with disabilities who live and work in Chicago. MOPD’s goal is to make Chicago the most accessible city in the nation.
MOPD serves five major groups: people with disabilities, City departments and agencies, other government agencies, disability-related agencies and organizations and the private sector.

source: press release

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