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Social Security is a social insurance plan for retirement.  Workers and their employers contribute to Social Security when they work.  The Social Security Act was signed into law in 1935 and  there has been numerous provisions since that time but Americans who are 65 and older qualify.

Nebraska Extension will be offering a 1-hour physical fitness class the first and third Friday’s each month beginning February 2, 2024.

The SAIL program is an evidence-based program developed by Washington State for adults who are 65 and older.  Nebraska Extension Educator, Brenda Aufdenkamp has recently received her instructor certification.

The class will be held from 9:00 to 10:30 AM the first and third Friday each month for $10.00 per adult participant.

Research has shown that you will be stronger, have better balance, feel better, and allow you to stay independent, active and prevent falls.

Come enjoy have fun creating 1 dozen decorated cookies to take home.  Register today at: or call the Health Dept at 308-345-4223 

The National Center for Home Food Preservation (NCFHFP) in cooperation with the USDA has said that home food preserving with vinegar that has a lower concentration of vinegar than 5% is unsafe.  For more specifics to this statement, visit

  Stay safe and help keep Nebraskan’s stay healthy!safe and healthy!


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