Red Hook Public Library hosts workshop on aging gracefully


(RED HOOK, NY) —  Learn how to age well, like a fine wine, when Brian Jones of the Dutchess County Office of the Aging presents “Successful Aging,” a program about getting the most out of life at any age at 11 a.m. Tuesday, October 18, at Red Hook Public Library. Jones will introduce a simple 13-step plan to get people on the path to fulfillment, covering a variety of topics, including volunteerism, adapting to change and social engagement. He will demonstrate that much of the decline that people assume is a natural consequence of aging is not true.


Free and open to the public. Call the library at 845-758-3241 to register.

Red Hook Public Library has been serving the community of Red Hook and its need for lifelong learning since 1898. In 2013, 2014, and 2015, it was designated a five-star library by Library Journal. The library was chosen as a finalist for the Best Small Library in America award, given by Library Journal and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, in 2015.

 For more information, call the Red Hook Public Library, 845-758-3241. The library is located at 7444 S. Broadway in Red Hook and on the Web at

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