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Learn to meet needs of seniors, caregivers

The fifth annual Community Challenge: Meeting the Needs of Seniors, Providers and Caregivers will be held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 4 at the La Plata County Fairgrounds Extension Building, 2500 Main Ave.

Topics and activities will include: when to step in and help a loved one, fall prevention and safety, positive aging, understanding palliative care, caregiver wellness, planning for the unexpected financially and advance medical directives.

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