Health Notes: July 1, 2014 - Press-Republican: Lifestyles

Health Notes: July 1, 2014

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Posted: Tuesday, July 1, 2014 3:26 am

Vision, hearing loss group to meet

MALONE — Individuals who have both vision and hearing loss are invited to attend a meeting with others from the North Country who share the same challenge from 1 to 3 p.m. Thursday, July 10, in the Franklin County NY Connects/CARES Building, 355 West Main St., Malone.

The National Consortium on Deaf-Blindness estimates that there are 45,000 to 50,000 people in the U.S. with this dual sensory loss, including many people in the North Country, a press release states.

The July 10 session will be an informal gathering with consideration given to holding additional meetings in the future.

Those Interested can contact Pat Wilson, North Country Association for the Visually Impaired, at 562-2330, or by email at

Registration is free but requested for planning purposes.

E’town Social Center offers yoga

ELIZABETHTOWN — Ellen DuBois with ADK Active Yoga will offer summer yoga classes at the Elizabethtown Social Center at 9:30 a.m. Tuesdays and 4:30 p.m. Thursdays beginning July 8.

Cost is $5 per class.

DuBois is a YogaFit Level II Instructor and ACE Certified Personal Trainer.

A flowing style of yoga allows you to improve your fitness, postural alignment, balance, strength and flexibility, according to a press release.

For more information, call the Social Center at 873-6408.