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Lunch & Learns

    • Tue, May 23, 2017
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • Womanspace William Reif Gallery
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    Tuesday, May 23

    Noon - 1:00pm

    Facilitator: Jaymee Fedor

    First-wave feminism? Third-wave feminism? What’s the difference? Learn the ins and outs of feminism and how this inclusive socio-political movement changed throughout time, and has affected the lives of those pushed to the margins of society. We will travel through feminism’s past, present, and future to uncover how feminism has changed, how it’s stayed the same, and where it’s going!

    Register by 5/22

    • Wed, June 28, 2017
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • Womanspace William Reif Gallery
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    Wednesday, June  28

    Noon - 1:00pm

    Facilitator: Dr. Hannah Orem

    Information, food, entertainment, and the list continues of everyday services that are available almost instantaneously. But what about health? When something goes awry in the body, how long should it really take to get better? While there are certain parts of the body that can heal more quickly than others, it is important to have an understanding of how long we can expect the healing process to take. This presentation will discuss how different body tissues heal and which types of injuries may require a longer time to fully mend. Additionally, we will detail what steps can be taken to help speed up the healing process as well as how to determine when is it time to seek professional medical help. Are you struggling with a nagging ailment? Join us to learn more about what you can do to gain health, strength, and stability within your body again.

    Register by 6/27

    • Wed, July 19, 2017
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • Womanspace William Reif Gallery
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    Wednesday, July 19

    Noon - 1:00pm

    Facilitator: Pam Mahan

    Living with dementia is challenging and living with someone who has dementia is challenging as well. Senior Helpers® created The Senior Gems® program which is based on techniques, strategies, and overall approach to care. Developed by Teepa Snow, It is a method for identifying the characteristics of aging, from normal aging through early and late-stage dementia with which many seniors are now facing. Learn ways that families and caregivers can prepare and care for loved ones who are living at home with dementia.

    Register by 7/18

    • Wed, August 16, 2017
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • Womanspace William Reif Gallery
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    Wednesday, August 16

    Noon - 1:00pm

    Facilitator: Delinda Grindle, LCSW

    When someone we love dies, we begin a grief journey that is often frightening, painful, lonely and at times overwhelming. In order to move towards healing, we need to be willing to learn about and understand the grief process. We need to give ourselves the permission, time and compassion to mourn our loss. This lunch and learn will introduce the natural process of grief, how to move towards healing, and how to best support and companion each other in this life-changing journey.

    Register by 8/15


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