Lunch & Learn: Working Through Grief and Loss from a Diagnosis — Esther J. Langston, PhD, LCSW, Professor Emeritus UNLV School of Social Work and Lisa Franqui, PhD

Noon - 1:00 p.m.

April 29, 2014

Grief and loss can be common feelings for both patients with a chronic illness and their families over the course of the illness. This discussion will focus on coping strategies that can be helpful. 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

April 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: Why is it Taking So Long to Find a Cure for Alzheimer’s Disease? — Aaron Ritter, MD, Clinical Fellow, Cleveland Clinic

Noon-1:00pm

April 22, 2015

What do we know about the biology of Alzheimer’s disease?  What are some of the new treatment strategies for this disease and how have these performed in clinical trials? Bring your lunch, drink & dessert are provided; open to the public. 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: Medieval Masterpieces

11:00am-Noon

April 21, 2015

Rich intellectual and technical achievements distinguish the art of the Middle Ages. Throughout Europe manuscript illumination, architecture, sculpture, and metalwork flourished under the patronage of church and court. View examples of splendid liturgical objects such as a gold and porphyry altarpiece made for an 11th century German countess and a silver vessel for a holy relic that once belonged to a Byzantine emperor. 

Contact Christal, 702.778.6702, mendozc@ccf.org for additional information.

Lunch & Learn: Update on Medication Advances for Parkinson’s Disease — Ryan Walsh, MD, PhD, Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health

Noon-1:00pm

April 15, 2015

Join us for a brief review of newly approved FDA medications for Parkinson’s disease and promising experimental therapeutics. 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: A Baby Boomer’s Guide to Brain Health — Leah K. Beegan, DO, Geriatrics Fellow, Cleveland Clinic

Noon-1:00pm

April 8, 2015

What can we do to preserve and promote brain health as we age?  What are some risk factors associated with dementia?  Are there non-pharmacological interventions we can employ to be proactive in preserving the health of our brain and reducing our risk for dementia? 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: Building Basics

11:00am-Noon

April 7, 2015

Buildings are everywhere, from strong towering skyscrapers to precarious footbridges. But how do they work and what keeps them standing? Explore the structural properties and geometry of buildings through artwork from the Cleveland Museum of Art's collection. 

Contact Christal, 702.778.6702, mendozc@ccf.org for additional information.

Lunch & Learn: No Fooling...Successful Aging Requires Hard Work — Jason Longhurst, PT, DPT, Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health

Noon-1:00pm

April 1, 2015

Learn from our experts what the appropriate intensity of exercise is for older adults.  What makes boxing a great exercise for seniors?  Ask guest and International Boxing Hall of Fame member, Richard Steele, about starting a boxing regime to build your strength and vitality. 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.