Special to the Times Vedette

Midwest Partnership, an economic development group serving Guthrie and Adair counties, is partnering with The Guthrie County Extension to offer a course called “Stay Independent: A Healthy Aging Series.” This is for adults aged 60-plus. The final program will be at the Stuart Library, 111 Front St. in Stuart, on Thursday, March 28 and is called “Spot, Stop, Avoid Fraud.” Attendees will learn how to protect themselves and others from being a victim of fraud and will be educated about common scams and warning signs and how to take action to protect against theft of money, property or belongings. A light lunch will be served at noon with the class from 1-2 p.m. Register by contacting the Stuart Public Library at 515-523-2152. For more information, visit https://go.iastate.edu/AOOG.