Ruth Stricker Mind-Body Lecture: Exploring community


The annual Ruth Stricker Mind-Body Lecture features author and Harvard Medical School professor Jacqueline Olds, M.D., who will explore “Community, Health and Healing” during her special two-day visit to the Twin Cities.

The first event is “The Importance of Community in Our Lives: A Conversation with Jacqueline Olds and Richard Leider,” at 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 11, at The Marsh, A Center for Balance and Fitness, 15000 Minnetonka Blvd., Minnetonka, MN. Space is limited, so register by May 4. Admission is $20 ($10 for Marsh members). For more information, call 952.935.2202 or

The second event is “Exploring the Importance of Human Connections to our Health & Wellness,” sponsored by the Center for Spirituality & Healing, University of Minnesota. The event will be at 3:30 p.m. at Mayo Memorial Auditorium, 425 Delaware St. SE, Minneapolis. Space is limited. Admission is $20. Register online at For more information, call 612.624.9459 or Dr. Olds, a child and adult psychiatrist, has written three books, the latest of which is The Lonely American: Drifting Apart in the Twentieth Century.


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