10:30am - Laughter Yoga
Presenter: Sarah Routman

Laugh for the health of It! No prescription necessary! In this interactive presentation, participants will listen to information about the history and health benefits associated with the practice of Laughter Yoga interspersed with laughter exercises. We’ll begin with ‘smile push-ups’ and end with a special laughter meditation. There will be enough stretching and breathing throughout to keep everyone from getting winded. Guaranteed to energize the group and add a giggle to the day! Laughter really is the best medicine – join Sarah to find out how it works!

11am - The Next Generation of Joint Replacements for a New Generation of Patients
Presenter: Kim Schaap, MD

Get back to living your life!  We invite you to join Dr. Kim Schaap to learn more about same day joint replacement using robotic-arm assisted technology.  Patient-specific robotic-arm procedures start by generating a 3D virtual model of your anatomy.  This virtual model is used to create your patient-specific pre-operative plan, targeting the part of your knee damaged by osteoarthritis and sparing healthy bone and ligaments.

Dr. Schaap received her medical degree from the University of Minnesota Medical School. After a residency with the University of Minnesota’s Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, she joined St. Cloud Orthopedics in August of 1999.  Dr. Schaap is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and practices at St. Cloud Hospital, St. Cloud Surgical Center, CentraCare Surgery Center and Melrose Area Hospital. Dr. Schaap has a special interest in sports medicine, including arthroscopic knee and shoulder procedures, as well as minimally invasive joint replacements.  For more information, visit her website at

12pm - How to Live a Long and Healthy Life!
Presenter: Dr. Jan Taplin

Dr. Taplin will share her secrets to help maximize your longevity. If you’re interested in living a healthier and happier life - then don’t miss this presentation!

Dr. Jan has been providing chiropractic care at Chrysalis Chiropractic LLC since 2011.  She has organized and spoken at the annual Maximizing Wealth and Wellness Conference for the past two years.  She is the current President of Master Networks. Her prior experience includes Adjunct Faculty at Rasmussen College, Case management as a Licensed Social Worker and Human Resource Coordinator in a Group Home, among others. 

Dr. Jan enjoys serving people of all ages and abilities.  She wants to help everyone reach their full potential in Body, Mind and Spirit.  She will challenge you to think differently, which often helps you go a step beyond where you think you can.

1pm - Social Security is for Longevity
Presenter: Mike Miller

Mike Miller is a Certified Financial Planner™, Professional specializing in working with business owners, families, and individuals on retirement income and planning issues.  Mike has presented on Social Security since 2009 throughout the metro area and is considered by many to be a Social Security guru.  He is an active member of the Twin West Chamber of Commerce, Financial Planning Association of Minnesota, and the Collaborative Law Institute of Minnesota.  He is a past President and Board Chair of the Financial Planning Association of Minnesota.  Mike has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, and the Star Tribune.

2pm - 8 Major Financial Risks in Retirement
Presenter: J Chett Carter

J. Chett Carter is a passionate financial educator who is committed to helping clients improve their financial lives. In these unpredictable times, he offers safety for your hard earned money with retirement income that provides a measure of certainty and financial peace of mind. He discusses the recent changes to Social Security income strategies, also. Chett is leading the growth of Solid Rock Financial Group in Minnesota. See He is an experienced and engaging speaker, in his ability to connect with listeners. They leave knowing they can accumulate resources more efficiently, improve their retirement income, and leave a meaningful legacy. Chett invites attendees to meet with him for a personal strategy session at no risk or obligation.

3pm - Past Lives Dreams & Soul Travel
Presenter: Don Ginn

Ever wondered what your dreams mean or why you are here? Don might have the answers that you’re looking for! Experience this unique journey only at the Longevity Expo!

4pm - Easy Peasy Plant-Based Cooking
Presenter: Chelsea Hassler

Interested in learning more about plant-based eating? Join Chelsea Hassler, Program Director of the Animal Rights Coalition, for a demonstration of several easy, healthful vegan dishes, along with a question and answer session.



11a - How Can Travel Keep You Young?
Presenter: Paula Bredberg

Can traveling in retirement make you feel younger?  Or do only the younger travel?  Come hear about ways you might just feel younger and actually enjoy yourself at the same time, while you make new friends and see the world!

After 30 years in corporate banking, Paula left the banking world in 2015 and has been teaching people how to stay young through travel as the Business Development and Marketing director for R&J Tours ever since.  R&J Tours is a family-owned motor coach and international tour company with 26 years of tour experience.

We pride ourselves in planning luxury motor coach and international group tours with extreme attention given to every detail of the vacation. We offer door to door pickup and delivery and we’ll handle all the luggage for you.  We strive to add special touches to our tours that you will not receive anywhere else.

“Dedicated to presenting the greatness of God through the beauty of His Creation.”
R&J Tours is also a Full-Service Travel Agency! Call us or visit our website to learn more.  

12pm - Inflammation, The Silent Killer
Presenters: Becky & Brian Wagoner

Did you know that chronic inflammation has been linked to heart disease, cancer, diabetes, an assortment of neurological disorders, autoimmune disease, pain and discomfort of all sorts? Reducing chronic inflammation has been linked to better, health, longer life, reduced disease and illness, improved emotional control, greater mental acuity, and improved physical performance?

The causes of inflammation range from the way our bodies respond to the foods that we eat to the way we take care of ourselves outwardly, i.e.: sleep or lack there of, stress, environmental exposure to toxins, exercise, and infections.

Once you’re aware of the causes and effects of inflammation, you can take steps to reduce it and you can expect to start to see improvement in the way you feel and begin to enjoy life at a higher level!

Becky and Brian Wagoner are local leaders with Evolv Health. They both have a passion for helping other people and have been with the company for more than a year an a half. Becky has spent a lifetime caring for people. As a child, her mother rescued young adults from desperate situations and she grew up in this rehab house, living with over 300 people through those years. In her twenties, Becky was a foster mother, caring for several children over a five year span. Becky has also provided in home care to seniors struggling with a variety of health concerns.

Brian has experience in healthcare including volunteer work as a care specialist at the Hudson Hospital, intern training in Radiologic Technology at North Memorial Hospital and is a Certified Nurse Assistant.

1pm - Lose Weight Through Food Choices!
Presenter: Stephani Waldron-Trapp, N.D.

Learn how to lose weight and transform into a healthier you through your food choices! In doing so, help fight chronic pain, autoimmune conditions, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, obesity, frequent illnesses, skin conditions, and several other health conditions. Come to this seminar and learn:

  • What foods are healthy
  • Which foods are best avoided
  • How to lose weight by utilizing these food choices
  • Healthy food recipes

Dr. Stephani Waldron-Trapp is a naturopathic doctor that specializes in women’s and children’s healthcare. She offers state of the art functional medicine lab tests to help detect the core cause of health concerns and provides natural treatment options and lifestyle recommendations for fatigue, anxiety, depression, insomnia, hormone health, gastrointestinal issues, high cholesterol, cardiovascular health, skin conditions, frequent illnesses, autoimmune conditions, and more. 

2pm - Overcoming Various Skin Issues
Presenter: Jackie Kirschling

Jackie Kirschling is an Independent Skin Care Consultant at RODAN + FIELDS®. She graduated from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities in Retail Merchandising. Recently, following her dream of helping people better their lives she has joined forces with two of the biggest names in skin care. Dr. Katie Rodan and Dr. Kathy Fields are mostly known as the Stanford-trained dermatologists behind the number one acne brand Proactiv®. Jackie is passionate about helping others suffering with various skin issues and teaching people how to become apart of the biggest skin care company out there today!

3:00pm – From Farm to Flour
Presenter: Steven Nichols

An overview of grain harvesting, processing and home milling. Learn about organic, non-GMO, gluten free and ancient grains.

Steven Nichols is the General Manager of Lee Engineering and is responsible for sourcing organic grains offered through Royal Lee Organics. In his role, Steve works directly with local farmers in the processing and packaging of organic grains for home milling.

4pm - Income for Life
Presenter: Anthony Bumgarner; Vice President, Wealth Management

Investment options that will provide you and your love ones with income that will continue throughout your retirement.