Lunch & Learn: Juices & Smoothies for Your Health — Kathy Wilson, Co-owner & Iris Vargas, Leader, Rachel’s Kitchen at the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for B

Noon-1:00pm


October 29, 2014

Have you wondered about the popular craze of juicing? Meet the team from Rachel’s Kitchen at the Lou Ruvo Center and learn how to make nutritious juices and smoothies that can be an easy way to enjoy fresh fruits and vegetables. Today’s featured fruit will be the Acai Berry. For more information on any of these no-cost events, please contact Susan Solorzano at solorzs@ccf.org or 702-483-6055.

Lunch & Learn: Moving Better with Parkinson’s Disease — Brach Poston, PhD, Assistant Professor, UNLV & Adjunct Staff, Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain

Noon-1:00pm


October 22, 2014

Learn about a new method for improving movement for people with Parkinson’s disease called Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation. This method, which uses brain stimulation, is non-invasive. Its advantages include portability, safety, ease of use and low cost. 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: El Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead)

11:00am-Noon


October 21, 2014

El Dia de los Muertos is a yearly special celebration in Mexico which takes place on the 1st and 2nd of November to remember and honor the departed members of Mexican families. Join us to examine the origins, traditions, and practices of families and communities who celebrate the Day of the Dead, both Mexican and otherwise! 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

NEW PROGRAM - 11:30am-12:15pm


October 20, 2014

Art in the Afternoon, a new program that fosters stimulating conversation, creative thinking and stimulates distant memories among individuals experiencing cognitive impairment and their caregivers. This engaging program is free and open to anyone with memory loss but an RSVP is requested.

Monday, October 20 from 11:00 AM -12:15 PM. RSVP to louruvosocialserv@ccf.org or, call 702.483.6055 to register or inquire about the program.

Lunch & Learn: Did You Know Food Literally Fuels Thought? — Kate Zhong, MD, Senior Director Clinical Research, Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health

Noon - 1:00 p.m.


October 15, 2014

Your brain is a three-pound universe that comprises all you know of yourself and the world. It is the most valuable organ you have and is more sophisticated than any computer. But, like any machine, your brain requires ongoing maintenance, and part of that maintenance can be achieved by making smart food decisions each and every day. For more information on any of these no-cost events, please contact Susan Solorzano at solorzs@ccf.org or 702-483-6055.

Lunch & Learn: Frontotemporal Disorders: An Overview — Gabriel Léger, MD, Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health

Noon-1:00pm


October 8, 2014

What if it’s not Alzheimer’s Disease? Join us for a discussion about a group of unusual disorders associated with changes in behavior and personality. After the presentation join us for lunch and a continued discussion. RSVP required: www.keepmemoryalive.org/ftdlunch 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: The Art and Science of Natural Dyes

11:00am-Noon


October 7, 2014

Discover the plant, animal, and mineral sources for the colors and pigments we use every day. Vivid multimedia helps explain the processes used to extract pigments to create dyes. Textile art from around the world and throughout history provide a rich context for learning. For more information on any of these no-cost events, please contact Susan Solorzano at solorzs@ccf.org or 702-483-6055.

Lunch & Learn: Is it Alzheimer’s or Dementia? — Charles Bernick, MD, MPH, Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health

Noon-1:00pm


October 1, 2014

We often hear “Dementia” and “Alzheimer’s” used to describe a loved one’s condition. Are they one and the same? If not, what is the difference and does it matter for treatment? 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.