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How to Become Hobby Successful

Originally hosted on May 8, 2020: When it comes to improving your overall wellbeing, there are few better remedies than picking up a healthy hobby. Hobbies can get your mind active, lower your stress and get you social—but the real benefit to most people is the boost to overall intellectual and emotional wellbeing. No matter what you’re struggling with, there’s a good chance that throwing yourself into a hobby will have a positive effect. And now, when so many of us are bored at home, hobbies are the perfect productive and proactive distraction.

Join program presenter Beverly Engel to discover how to become “Hobby Successful.” You’ll explore questions like ‘how do I find a new hobby?’ ‘how do I get started with that new hobby?’ and ‘how do I become hobby successful?’ This program is hosted by the Winter Park Health Foundation.

About Beverly Engel
Beverly Engel has nearly 30 years in the field of aging guiding organizations through the visualization, creation and implementation of community programs that promote health and wellbeing for elders and their caregivers. With a Master of Science in Gerontology from the Leonard Davis School of Gerontology at USC, and a Master of Arts in Jewish Communal Service from HUC and a BA from Douglas College, Rutgers University, Beverly has held positions in the academic, hospital and community-based arenas and has worked with a private foundation where she brought grant-funded projects to fruition.

Beverly has designed and implemented innovative training and educational programs in geriatrics, conceived of and managed an adult day health center and served the Alzheimer’s Association, Central and North Florida Chapter as their program coordinator. Her most recent initiative involves the promotion of brain healthy lifestyles in Central Florida through the BrainUp! initiative sponsored by the Winter Park Health Foundation.

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