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‘Health Talk Series’ will host speaker on the topic of arthritis 

Suffer from joint pain and stiffness caused by inflammation of one or more of your joints? Arthritis is the leading cause of pain and disability worldwide, and it typically worsens with age, according to a press release. 

Arthritis will be the focus of a free “Health Talk Series” for seniors scheduled from 2 to 3 p.m. April 23 at in the community chapel at St. John’s on Fountain Lake, 1861 Eagle View Circle in Albert Lea. This is the first of a three-session program and is free and open to the public, according to the release.

Aparna Jain, family medicine provider at Mayo Clinic Health System in Albert Lea and Austin, will share information and answer questions regarding arthritis. You will learn what arthritis is, what causes it, treatment options and where to find support if you suffer from chronic pain.

The series is scheduled for the fourth Tuesday of the month through June and upcoming session topics will feature heart disease and bladder health.

No registration is required. For additional information or questions, contact Kathy Leidal, community engagement, at 507-377-6389.

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