Lunch & Learn: Preparing for Middle Stage Alzheimer’s — Albert Chavez, EdS, CFLE, Regional Director, Alzheimer’s Association, Desert Southwest Chapter

Noon-1:00pm


September 24, 2014

As people with Alzheimer’s disease gradually lose their ability to find words, express thoughts and follow conversations, they may also have more trouble understanding others. The ability to exchange ideas, wishes and feelings are basic needs. Discover how carefully choosing your words can make a positive difference. 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.

Art in the Afternoon

NEW PROGRAM


September 22, 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.

The first session is Monday, September 22. RSVP to louruvosocialserv@ccf.org or, call 702.483.6055 to register or inquire about the program.

Lunch & Learn: Getting Better Sleep — Natasha Swan, PhD, Neuropsychologist, Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health

Noon-1:00pm


September 17, 2014

Sleep isn’t just for beauty, it is also important for optimal cognitive and emotional functioning. Join us to learn about simple ways to improve your sleep, common misperceptions about sleep, and why sleep is important for brain health. 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: Repatriated Art

11:00am-Noon


September 16, 2014

Repatriation it is the process by which museums and other institutions transfer possession and control over human remains, sacred objects, objects of cultural patrimony back to their place of origin. During the program we will examine some aspects of repatriated art and the issues surrounding it. For more information on any of these no-cost events, please contact Susan Solorzano at solorzs@ccf.org or 702-483-6055.

Lunch & Learn: 5 Simple Exercises to Improve Your Balance — Jennifer Nash, PT, DPT, NCS, Manager, Rehabilitation Services, Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for

Noon - 1:00 p.m.


September 10, 2014

Don’t let your fear of falling hamper your lifestyle. Come learn easy tips to improve your balance while gaining the benefits from physical exercise. 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.

Lunch & Learn: What’s it Like to be Diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease? What Comes Next? — Donna Munic-Miller, PhD, Psychologist, Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Cen

Noon-1:00pm


September 3, 2014

No two people deal with a diagnosis in exactly the same way. Each person may experience a range of emotions with some times being more difficult than others. Dr. Munic-Miller will share her reflections of individuals who have been diagnosed as well as their families and friends. 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: Buddhism

11:00am-Noon


September 2, 2014

Although Buddhism began in India, it is practiced all over the world today. There are different forms of Buddhism, and also different styles in Buddhist art. Discussion includes the main philosophies of Buddhism and general characteristics of Buddhist art using selected works from the collection of the Cleveland Museum of Art. For more information on any of these no-cost events, please contact Susan Solorzano at solorzs@ccf.org or 702-483-6055.

Lunch & Learn: Explore the Basics of Our Brain’s Anatomy— Dylan Wint, MD, Director, Fellowship in Behavioral Neurology and Neuropsychiatry, Cleveland Clinic Lou

Noon-1:00pm


August 27, 2014

Hemisphere? Lobe? Brainstem? Cortex? What do these words mean, and why do neurologists insist on using them? Join Dr. Wint as he reviews the basic anatomy of the normal human brain. 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.