Lunch & Learn: Planning Your Estate — Daniel V. Goodsell, JD, CELA, CPA, Goodsell & Olsen

Noon-1:00pm

July 29, 2015

Why is it important to plan your estate?  What are the components of a full estate plan? What are the strategies available that can protect your assets? Bring your lunch, drink & dessert are provided. For more information on any of these no-cost events, please contact Susan Solorzano at solorzs@ccf.org or 702-483-6055.

Art in the Afternoon

11:00am-12:15pm

July 27, 2015

Art in the Afternoon is a program that fosters stimulating conversation, creative thinking, and can stimulate distant memories among individuals with cognitive impairment.  This engaging program is free and open to anyone with memory loss and their caregivers but an RSVP is requested. To register or inquire about the program, email louruvosocialserv@ccf.org or call 702.483.6055.

Lunch & Learn: Using the Six Pillars of Health to Support Our Brain — Anita Ward, PhD, Cleveland Clinic

Noon-1:00pm

July 22, 2015

Today we are living longer and healthier lives.  Our heart, our joints and the rest of our body can outlive our brain.  In other words, our life span may be longer than our brain span.  Brain disorders become more common as we age, and maintaining brain health can help preserve memory and lower the risk for brain disease. Learn how you can use the Six Pillars of Brain Health to protect, maintain and boost your brain health.  Bring your lunch, drink & dessert are provided. For more information on any of these no-cost events, please contact Susan Solorzano at solorzs@ccf.org or 702-483-6055.

Cleveland Museum of Art Series: Art of Adornment

11:00am-12:00pm

July 21, 2015

Explore ways in which various cultures throughout history have used adornment to establish personal and social identity. Body shaping, tattooing, piercing, scarification, cosmetic use, and decorative arrangements of hair reflect diverse cultural values and also relate to issues of self-definition facing students today. Contact Christal, 702.778.6702, mendozc@ccf.org for additional information.

Lunch & Learn: Should Your Loved One Still Drive? — Bette LaCombe, AARP Driver Education Instructor

Noon-1:00pm

July 15, 2015

One of the questions many caregivers ask is, “How do I know if my loved one can still drive?” Determining someone’s fitness to drive is a complex process and should be done based on the driver’s health and driving skills.  Learn how to help a loved one navigate the decision of when to limit or stop driving. Bring your lunch, drink & dessert are provided. For more information on any of these no-cost events, please contact Susan Solorzano at solorzs@ccf.org or 702-483-6055.

Lunch & Learn: Music: Reaching our Hearts and Memories — D. Gause and Music Ensemble

Noon-1:00pm

July 8, 2015

Join us for a premier music performance as we investigate the power of connection between music and memory.  A music ensemble, created for this event, will perform music from different genres and eras, songs which have been specifically chosen to resonate with patients experiencing different levels of memory loss. Bring your lunch, drink & dessert are provided. For more information on any of these no-cost events, please contact Susan Solorzano at solorzs@ccf.org or 702-483-6055.

Cleveland Museum of Art Series: Arms, Armors and Simple Machines

11:00am-12:00pm

July 7, 2015

Learn how simple machines (lever, pulley, inclined plane, wedge, wheel and axle, and screw) have played a part in the development of arms and armor. Using examples from the Cleveland Museum of Art's famed Armor Court, compare different types of armor and discover how they have been used in battle, in sport, and for ornamentation. Contact Christal, 702.778.6702, mendozc@ccf.org for additional information.

Lunch & Learn: A Caregiver’s Journey: Transitioning from Spouse to Caregiver — Samuel Hickson, MSSA, LSW, Cleveland Clinic

Noon-1:00 p.m.

July 1, 2015

This presentation will focus on the journey of caregivers and the unspoken hardships that caregivers face. Topics will include: defining what a caregiver is, coping with role displacement, understanding the importance of non-verbal communication, how to cope with grief throughout the disease progression, and techniques on how to engage in self-care and recognizing when you need it.  Bring your lunch, drink and dessert provided. For more information on any of these no-cost events, please contact Susan Solorzano at solorzs@ccf.org or 702-483-6055.