Live Well Age Well Expo 2022

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Wednesday, September 14th

10AM - 3:30PM

Johnson County Arts & Heritage Center

8788 Metcalf Ave., Overland Park


Thanks for visiting the Live Well Age Well event page!  The 50 Plus Program is excited to bring this event back in person this year!  Join us for a fun day exploring booths, attending educational sessions, participating in the health screenings and more! 


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Schedule of Events

10:00 a.m. EVENT BEGINS!

Free entry. No pre-registration required. 

Event bags available to the first 300 attendees!  Bags include a pass for free entry to the Johnson County Museum the day of the event.

10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.  VENDOR AREA OPEN

Peruse a variety of local businesses and Johnson County agencies to learn about the variety of services, products, information or volunteer opportunities they offer and how they might help you live well and age well.  Check in for a health screening or visit with the Johnson County Library.   

Johnson County Library staff will be on hand throughout the event to answer questions about the library’s collection of amazing resources, help those interested sign up for a new (or replacement) library card.  Get assistance with downloading the new Libby app to your device so that you can access e-books, e-magazines, and downloadable audiobooks.  Learn how to become a volunteer, Sign up for a book discussion, learn about Genealogy help, and more!


10:30 a.m. - FEATURE PRESENTATION 

The Johnson County Museum:  Past, Present, Future

Join Johnson County Museum Director Dr. Mary McMurray to learn more about the Johnson County Museum from its roots as a volunteer organization in 1967 to earning national accreditation in 2022. Guests will learn about how the museum was created, how exhibits are made, the educational mission of the museum, and, as a special treat, a sneak peak of what to expect in the future.

Presented by: Mary McMurray, Director, Johnson County Museum

 

11:30 a.m. - BINGOthree women sitting at a table smiling


Door prize drawings will occur in educational sessions throughout the day! See schedule below and plan to attend!  Drop in to Bingo for more chances to win!


12:00 p.m. -  FEATURE PRESENTATION

Spot the Phish - Email Security We Can All Use!

  • In the sea of emails, bad actors try to lure you in with a phishing email. Join us to learn how to spot a phish and what to do in case you are ever a victim.

  • Presented by: Donna Gomez, Security Risk & Compliance Analyst, Johnson County Park and Recreation District
    Co Presented by: Jessica Gaul, Risk and Security Analyst, Johnson  County Government


1:00 p.m. - FEATURE PRESENTATION

LGBTQ+ What's Up With All Those Letters?

Have you heard acronyms like “LGBT,” “LGBTQ” or “LGBTQ+” and asked yourself what does any of that mean? Do you feel you lack the skills needed to address concerns and questions from people who identify as LGBTQ? During this presentation you will gain a better understanding of current terminology while havingLogo for the 50 Plus Department the opportunity to ask questions in a safe and non-judgmental space.

Presented by: Misty Town, D&I Committee Member, Johnson County Park and Recreation District
 

2:00 p.m. - BINGO

2:30 p.m. - FEATURE PRESENTATION  

Container Gardening

Container gardening is fun and rewarding! Best of all, a variety of colorful annuals and tasty vegetables can be grown just about anywhere. In this informative session, learn all the tricks and tips to be successful. Take the guess work out of designing and maintaining beautiful containers.

Presented by: Dennis Patton, Horticulture Agent. Johnson County K-State Research and Extension

 3:00 p.m. - Vendor Area Closes & Event Ends

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Partners

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Event Sponsors

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