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INDEPENDENCE, Mo. – The Palmer Center, at 218A N. Pleasant St. in Independence, MO, is operated by the City of Independence and is dedicated to the mission of improving the overall health of adults 60+. For more information, call (816) 325-6200 or visit the website Programs offered in December include:


This Month’s Highlighted Programs

Please note events will be held at the Palmer Center, 218A N. Pleasant Street in Independence, Mo., unless otherwise indicated. Call (816) 325-6200 for registration or further information.


Diabetes Support Group Friday, 12/1 at 10:30 a.m. 

This group will share personal challenges and triumphs while swapping recipes and tips with other members. Helpful materials are available, and occasional guest speakers will come with advice on managing diabetes.

Tech Talk Monday, 12/4 at 12:15 p.m. 

A different technology topic is covered each month, as well as time for individual technology assistance. Co-sponsored by Mid-Continent Public Library. 


Pinecone Birdfeeder Tuesday, 12/12 at 12:30 p.m. 

Create a nice treat for your feathered friends. Co-sponsored by George Owens Nature Center.


Flu Vaccination Clinic Thursday, 12/14 from 9:30-11:15 a.m. 

Have you received your flu shot this year? We are partnering with Heart to Heart International to offer a free Flu Vaccination Clinic at The Palmer Center. Please note that it will be the regular vaccination dose given.  


Veteran’s Café Thursday, 12/14 at 10:30 a.m. 

Join other Veterans and family members for coffee, pastries, conversation, and learning about veteran benefits. Co-Sponsored by Good Shepherd Hospice. 


Brick Built Ornament Tuesday, 12/19 at 12:15 p.m. 

Come make a Christmas ornament out of LEGO bricks.

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