Lunch & Learn: Peaceful Home – Peaceful Patient — Lisa Browder, RA, ICA, CR, Complementary Therapies, Nathan Adelson Hospice

Noon-1:00pm

March 25, 2015

Essential oils can help create a peaceful environment in the home while subtly working on mood and emotions.  Learn about studies that show essential oils’ potential for affecting emotions and how to use them as non-pharmaceutical adjunct therapy. 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

March 23, 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: Swallowing Changes with Neurodegenerative Illnesses – Know What to Expect So You Can Know What to Do — Jill Pichette, MS, CCC-SLP, Valley Hospital Medical Center

Noon-1:00pm

March 18, 2015

It is important to know how to manage current eating and swallowing problems and anticipate future difficulties based on disease progression. Gain an overview of the “swallowing process”, why difficulties occur and strategies to compensate for difficulties. 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: Italian Art – From Etruscan to Modern

11:00am-Noon

March 17, 2015

Italy has a long and rich tradition in the visual arts, but what do these images communicate about the country's history? Explore why particular subjects were depicted in sculptures, paintings, and decorative arts. Learn how factors such as patronage and subject matter convey some of the ideals and events important to residents throughout Italy in the last two thousand years. The objects shown range from decorative arts made by the ancient Etruscans to a print created by Boccioni, a proponent of the Italian Futurist movement in the early 20th century.

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

Lunch & Learn: Elder Law Essentials – What You Should Know to Protect Yourself — Kim Boyer, Esq., CELA, Boyer Law Group

Noon-1:00pm

March 11, 2015

What is “Elder Law”?  Do you have a thorough understanding of: Wills, Trusts, Advance Directives, Powers-of-Attorney and Guardianship?  Have you created your long-term care plan?  Do you understand the eligibility requirements for Medicaid or Veterans Benefits? 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: Help with Medicare Fraud, Abuse, Errors and Extra Help with Prescription Drug Costs — Ken Napier, MIPPA Project Officer and Lori J. Powers, Nevada Senior Medicare Patrol

Noon-1:00pm

March 4, 2015

Come learn about Medicare’s “Extra Help” Low Income Subsidy Program which offers Medicare beneficiaries of lower income assistance with their prescription drug costs.  Then, discover how protecting your personal information is the best line of defense in the fight against healthcare fraud and abuse.  Senior Medicare Patrol will review how to protect our identity and report fraud, errors and abuse in the Medicare system. 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: Contemporary Art

11:00am-Noon

March 3, 2015

Discover the stimulating and diverse art of the latter 20th and early 21st centuries. Beginning with the mid-century action painter Jackson Pollock, encounter styles ranging from Abstraction to Pop Art to variations of Realism. Painting and sculpture by artists represented in the collection of the Cleveland Museum of Art are presented along with information about selected techniques used to create these works.

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