Lunch & Learn: All About Medicare — Ken Napier, Medicare Benefits Counselor, State of Nevada

Noon-1:00 p.m.

September 30, 2015

Are there aspects of Medicare that confuse you?  Bring your questions to this Lunch & Learn program and get unbiased answers from the State Health Insurance Assistance Program.  It might save you money! 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.

Art in the Afternoon

11:00am-12:15pm

September 28, 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: Managing the Emotional Issues of Chronic Illness — Amy Sullivan, Psy. D. Director of Behavioral Medicine, Mellen Center for MS Cleveland Clinic

Noon-1:00 p.m.

September 23, 2015

Emotional symptoms are often a surprise to you and your significant other.  Along with doctor’s appointments, medications and managing the physical symptoms of your illness, you also have to pay attention to depression, anxiety and stress.  Learn ways to manage the emotional symptoms that can go hand in hand with a chronic illness. 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.

Lunch & Learn: Fall Prevention Awareness: Tips & Tricks to be Safe! — Jennifer Nash, PT, DPT, NCS, CEEAA, Manager Rehabilitation Services and Trevor Mahoney, PT, DPT, Cleveland Clinic

Noon-1:00pm

September 16, 2015

What if you could learn some simple tricks so the fear of falling doesn’t need to rule your life? Join us for our yearly fall prevention discussion. 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: Relief Painting, A Japanese/German Comparison

11:00am-12:00pm

September 15, 2015

In this presentation on the history of relief printmaking participants examine the varied techniques and tools used by Western and Asian artists to create their works. Additional topics include the change in function of prints, from religious aids during the Middle Ages in Germany and elsewhere to the use of Japanese prints as part of popular tourist culture in the 19th century. We will compare origins of both printmaking traditions and learn about the sequence of Japanese woodblock printmaking. Contact Christal, 702.778.6702, mendozc@ccf.org for additional information.

Art Explorations - Art Therapy

4:00pm-5:30pm

September 14, 2015

Engage in therapeutic art making experiences by working with a variety of art materials in a fun and friendly environment.  Discuss the art making process, the finished product and your feelings and emotions that emerge.  This new program is free and open to individuals with Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, Huntington's disease, frontotemporal dementia, multiple system atrophy or multiple sclerosis 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: Fun Activities to Have with Your Loved One — Donna Munic-Miller, PhD, Psychologist, Cleveland Clinic

Noon-1:00pm

September 9, 2015

Join us and discover how to have fun together with the person you are caring for, including ways of reminiscing, art projects, exercise, home activities and even community activities. 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: How to Access Community Resources — Robert McVey, MSW, LSW, Cleveland Clinic

Noon-1:00pm

September 2, 2015

Community resources available to Nevada residents are not always easy to locate or to obtain once found. Just knowing what services are available and how to access them may help to improve an individual’s quality of life. Various resources and services will be discussed in the event that someone you know might benefit. 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: Japanese Art, Humble and Bold

11:00am-12:00pm

September 1, 2015

Japanese art encompasses aesthetics ranging from earthy and subtle to colorful and luxurious. View works in a variety of media, including ceramics used in the tea ceremony, enamelware, and folding screens made from paper and wood. Discussion focuses not only on the formal qualities of these works, but also on their practical uses. Contact Christal, 702.778.6702, mendozc@ccf.org for additional information.