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The Importance of Community in our Lives: A Conversation with Jacqueline
Olds and Richard Leider on May 11, 2010
Author and Harvard Medical School Professor Jacqueline Olds, MD comes to The
Marsh to discuss the importance of community and connections in maintaining
a healthy and happy life. Along with Marsh Life Coach-in-Residence Richard
Leider, she will engage us in an evening of community and conversation. Olds
newest book The Lonely American: Drifting Apart in the Twenty-first Century,
is now available in The Marsh's gift shop.

Tuesday, May 11, 2010
7:00 pm Conversation
8:00 pm Q & A followed by reception
The Marsh: A Center for Balance and Fitness
15000 Minnetonka Boulevard
Minnetonka, MN 55345
Call 952-935-2202
$10 Marsh Members/$20 non-members

The Annual Ruth Stricker Mind-Body Lecture with Jacqueline Olds, MD
Exploring the Importance of Human Connections to our Health & Wellness
May 12, 2010
The level of social isolation is increasing at an alarming rate in our
country. While statistics differ, clinicians have noted that the number of
people who don't regularly speak of significant matters with anyone (in the
last 6 months) has increased to as much as 25 percent of the U.S.
population. This is an epidemic of alarming proportion, with crucial effects
to both physical and emotional health. Join author and psychiatrist
Jacqueline Olds, MD, as she explores social isolation and the importance of
human connections to our health and wellness. Dr. Olds will discuss a
prescription for forming community and the importance of intergenerational
discussion, to restore perspective and achieve balance in our health and

Wednesday, May 12, 2010
3:30 - 5:00 pm followed by book signing and light refreshments
Mayo Memorial Auditorium
425 Delaware Street, S.E., Minneapolis, MN 55455
Online at, click on the Center's logo.
$15 by April 12 ($20 afterwards and at the door.)

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