Course Descriptions

Winter 2016

Preview of Course Offerings (January 4 to March 19, 2016)

For additional information, contact SAI at (541) 463-6262
To register for classes, contact the partner agency listed for the classes you'd like to take

Personal Enrichment

Art, Craft and Hobby

 
NEW! Be an Acrylic Impressionist, Part II
You've already learned a bit about how to express yourself like Monet or Cezanne. Take the next step! Most students will finish four paintings. When you register, get supply list to bring to first class. Bring $4 to instructor for handouts. Bring a drop cloth! Thanks to Waterford Grand for helping sponsor this class. To register, contact Waterford Grand at (541) 636-3329. (SAI Course)

2-4 pm, Th, Feb 25-Mar 24, Waterford Grand, 600 Waterford Way (10 hrs No Charge) - Bernatz

New! Drawing People: You Can Do It!
Portraiture is truly accessible for those with drawing skills. We'll practice what interests you. Class is for those with basic drawing skills. When you register, get supply list to bring to first class—along with pictures you want to work on. Co-sponsored by River Road Parks and LCC Successful Aging Institute. Thanks to ElderCare Resources for helping sponsor this class. To register and pay, contact River Road Park & Recreation at (541) 688-4052. (SAI Course)

6:30-8:30 pm, Tu, Jan 26-Mar 15, River Road Park, 1400 Lake Dr. (16 hrs $79) - Zanetta

NEW! The Life and Times of YOU!
Transform both the good times and the struggles of your life into captivating memoirs. Organize your thoughts, papers, and photos. Utilize tips on how to start, and when to stop. Thanks to Waterford Grand for helping sponsor this class. To register, contact Waterford Grand at (541) 636-3329. (SAI Course)

1-2:30 pm, F, Feb 12-Mar 18, Waterford Grand 600 Waterford Way (9 hrs No charge) - Quash-Mah

Cooking and Wine

 
NEW! Holiday Recovery: Great Lean Meals
Braised pork loin with cocoa and herbs. Rice pasta with shrimps. Zucchini pesto crostini. Healthy doesn't mean tasteless! Class includes 1 glass of local wine. No special accommodations for food allergies or restrictions. Co-sponsored by Pepperberries Ultimate Kitchen Store and LCC Successful Aging Institute. To register and pay, contact Pepperberries at (541) 485-6922. (SAI Course)

Noon-3 pm, Sa, Jan 23-30, Pepperberries, 2528 Willakenzie Rd. (6 hrs $59) - Mariotti

NEW! Italian Cooking Q & A
Learn from master chef/educator Rosa Mariotti how to share fundamentals of Italian cooking with your students or residents. Then sign up for her upcoming classes to learn and sample her masterpieces! No pre-registration necessary. (SAI Course)

3-5 pm, Sa, Feb 27, Eugene Public Library Main Branch (2 hrs No Charge) - Mariotti

NEW! Sunshine on Your Plate
Paella with vegetables and mussels. Chicken Tajine with preserved lemons. Pannacotta with fresh berries. It's spring! Class includes 1 glass of local wine. No special accommodations for food allergies or restrictions. Co-sponsored by Pepperberries Ultimate Kitchen Store and LCC Successful Aging Institute. To register and pay, contact Pepperberries at (541) 485-6922. (SAI Course)

Noon-3 pm, Sa, Mar 5-12, Pepperberries, 2528 Willakenzie Rd. (6 hrs $59) - Mariotti

NEW! Valentine Delights
Pasta alla Vodka. White chocolate lava cake. Italian assorted cookies with vanilla cream. I'm in love! Class includes 1 glass of local wine. No special accommodations for food allergies or restrictions. Co-sponsored by Pepperberries Ultimate Kitchen Store and LCC Successful Aging Institute. To register and pay, contact Pepperberries at (541) 485-6922. (SAI Course)

Noon-3 pm, Sa, Feb 13-20, Pepperberries, 2528 Willakenzie Rd. (6 hrs $59) – Mariotti

NEW! Wine Basics
Experts from our local wine industry share their knowledge of tasting, varietals, the business and more. Enjoy education along with tasting. Thanks to Willamette Oaks for helping sponsor this class. To register, contact Willamette Oaks at (541) 343-2688. (SAI Course)

2:30-4:30 pm, W, Feb 3-17, Willamette Oaks, 455 Alexander Lp. (6 hours, No Charge) - Nichol

 

Dance and Exercise Fitness

 
Arthritis Exercise Program
Designed for adults of all ages with limited movement. Gentle activities from chair or on foot can increase flexibility and range of motion, help maintain muscle strength, and decrease pain. Co-sponsored by River Road Park & Recreation and LCC Successful Aging Institute. Thanks to Addus HomeCare for helping sponsor this class. To register and pay, contact River Road at (541) 688-4052. (SAI Course)

1:15-2 pm, Tu/Th, Jan 5-Mar 10, River Road Park, 1400 Lake Dr (15 hrs $50) - Martinez

Be Fit for Life
Join a personal trainer/Ironman to learn about aging successfully, maintaining mobility, eating for optimal nutrition, and exercising for your body type. Co-sponsored by River Road Park & Recreation and LCC Successful Aging Institute. Thanks to Banner Bank for helping sponsor this class. To register and pay, contact River Road at (541) 688-4052. (SAI Course)

6:30-7:30 pm, M, Jan 11, River Road Park, 1400 Lake Dr (1 hr No Charge) - Hardisty
6:30-7:30 pm, M, Jan 18-Feb. 22, River Road Park, 1400 Lake Dr (6 hrs $50) - Hardisty

Beginning Yoga
Learn common yoga poses and how to practice them safely, honoring your own level of strength and flexibility. Emphasis on yoga taught the gentle and sustainable way. Discover how yoga promotes wellness, reduces stress and heals. Co-sponsored by Eugene Yoga and LCC Successful Aging Institute. To register and pay, contact Eugene Yoga at (541) 520-8771 or info@eugeneyoga.us. (SAI Course)

6-7 pm, M, Jan 11-Feb 15, Eugene Yoga, 3575 Donald St (6 hrs $36) - Bertolone
12:15-1:30 pm, Tu, Jan 12-Feb 9, Eugene Yoga, Downtown, 245 E Broadway (6.25 hrs $38) - Breur

Chair Yoga
Here's a great option for those of us who find it hard to get up and down from the floor. Yoga can reduce pain, stretch and relax the body, and calm the mind. It's fun! Co-sponsored by River Road Park & Recreation and LCC Successful Aging Institute. Thanks to Pinnacle Healthcare, Inc. for helping sponsor this class. To register and pay, contact River Road at (541) 688-4052. (SAI Course)

10:45-11:45 am, Tu/Th, Jan 5-Mar10, River Road Park, 1400 Lake Dr (20 hrs $60) - MacDonald

Curvy Yoga
Body-positive yoga for people of all shapes and sizes. We'll meditate, breathe to reduce stress, exercise gently, and appreciate our bodies exactly as they are. Co-sponsored by Eugene Yoga and LCC Successful Aging Institute. To register and pay, contact Eugene Yoga at (541) 520-8771 or info@eugeneyoga.us. (SAI Course)

10:45-noon, Su, Jan 10-Feb 7, Eugene Yoga, 245 E Broadway (6.25 hrs $38) - Breuer
10:45-noon, Su, Feb 14-Mar13, Eugene Yoga, 245 E Broadway (6.25 hrs $38) - Breuer

East Meets West
Blend alignment and breath work with core and upper body strengthening in evidence-based exercise. Work on your gait, reduce stress, and breathe! All levels welcome. Co-sponsored by River Road Park & Recreation and LCC Successful Aging Institute. Thanks to Crescent Park Senior Living for helping sponsor this class. To register and pay, contact River Road at (541) 688-4052. (SAI Course)

2-3 pm, M/W, Jan 4-Feb 3, River Road Park, 1400 Lake Dr (10 hrs $36) - Thomas- Morrow
2-3 pm, M/W, Feb 8-Mar 9, River Road Park, 1400 Lake Dr (10 hrs $36) - Thomas- Morrow

NEW! Injury Rehab & Prevention: Corrective Exercise
Want some help getting back to exercise after your injury? Our goal is to assist you to safely build strength while improving stability, flexibility and mobility. Limit: 8. Co-sponsored by River Road Park & Recreation and LCC Successful Aging Institute. Thanks to Crescent Park Senior Living for helping sponsor this class. To register and pay, contact River Road at (541) 688-4052. (SAI Course)

10-10:45 am, Tu or Th, Jan 5 or 7, River Road Park, 1400 Lake Dr (No Charge) - Prokenpek
10-10:45 am, Tu/Th Jan 12-Mar 17, River Road Park, 1400 Lake Dr (15 hrs $85) - Prokenpek

Nia Technique Mind-Body Fitness
Ages 18+. Combine dance, yoga, tai chi in this non-impact aerobic exercise. Enhance balance and bone density.. Co-sponsored by Willamalane Adult Activity Center and LCC Successful Aging Institute. To register and pay, contact Willamalane at (541) 736-4444. (SAI Course)

5:30-6:30 pm, Tu, Jan 12-Mar 1, Willamalane Adult Activity Center, 215 W C St, Spfld (8 hrs $42) - Hollander
5:30-6:30 pm, Th, Jan 14-Mar 3, Willamalane Adult Activity Center, 215 W C St, Spfld (8 hrs $42) - Hollander
5:30-6:30 pm, Tu, Mar 8-Apr 26, Willamalane Adult Activity Center, 215 W C St, Spfld (8 hrs $42) - Hollander
5:30-6:30 pm, Th, Mar 10-Apr 28, Willamalane Adult Activity Center, 215 W C St, Spfld (8 hrs $42) - Hollander

Pilates for Mature Adults
Improve your flexibility, balance and body awareness. We'll focus on strength, body alignment, and balance. Bring a yoga mat, towel, and water. Co-sponsored by River Road Park & Recreation and LCC Successful Aging Institute. Thanks to ElderCare Resources for helping sponsor this class. To register and pay, contact River Road at (541) 688-4052. (SAI Course)

8:30-9:30 am, M/W, Jan 4-Mar 9, River Rd Annex, 1055 River Rd (20 hrs $70) - Kretchmer

Plus Size Yoga
Gentle, yet dynamic, flowing yoga for those with larger bodies who want to increase flexibility, strength, balance and deep relaxation in a supportive environment. Co-sponsored by River Road Park & Recreation and LCC Successful Aging Institute. Thanks to Marquis Springfield for helping sponsor this class. To register and pay, contact River Road at (541) 688-4052. (SAI Course)

7-8:30 pm, Tu/Th, Jan 5- Mar 10, Emerald Park (30 hrs call for cost) - Lutz
10-11:30 am, Sa, Jan 9-Mar 12, River Rd Annex, 1055 River Rd (15 hrs call for cost) - Lutz

NEW! RevFit
Step out of your comfort zone to experience dynamic high-intensity, full-body workouts. Target major muscle groups. Turn your body into a calorie burning machine. No two classes are the same! Co-sponsored by Eugene Yoga and LCC Successful Aging Institute. For times, dates, locations, and costs info, contact Eugene Yoga at (541) 520-8771. Butera/Peebles (SAI Course)

Warm Water Exercise: Three Modes
Explore Ai Chi / Gentle Stretch / Aquatic Fitness to develop core strength, balance, improve flexibility, manage pain and improve movement. Written materials and step-by-step instructions provided. Bring swimsuit or shorts/tank top, towel, and locker lock. Co-sponsored by Tamarack Aquatic Center and LCC Successful Aging Institute. Scholarships may be available for OHP and SNAP recipients. To register and pay, contact Tamarack Pool at (541) 686-9290. (SAI Course)

1-2 pm, Th, Jan 7-Mar 17, Tamarack Aquatic Center, 3575 Donald St (10 hrs $77) - Henry-Schneider

Yoga for Healthy Bones
Can you build bone mass with less than 10 minutes of daily practice? Many say "Yes!" Learn floor movements also geared to help improve balance, strength, coordination, and range of motion. Yoga experience is helpful but not required. Co-sponsored by Eugene Yoga and LCC Successful Aging Institute. To register and pay, contact Eugene Yoga at (541) 520-8771 or info@eugeneyoga.us. (SAI Course)

12:15-1:30 pm, Th, Jan 14-Feb 11, Eugene Yoga, 245 E Broadway (6.25 hrs $38) - Siporin

New! Yoga for Hips and Back
You can safely stretch your spine, and strengthen all of the supporting muscles. Gain tools to help you reclaim and maintain a pain-free back in this therapeutic yoga class. Co-sponsored by Eugene Yoga and LCC Successful Aging Institute. To register and pay, contact Eugene Yoga at (541) 520-8771 or info@eugeneyoga.us. (SAI Course)

4-5:15 pm, Th, Jan 14-Feb 11, Eugene Yoga, 245 E Broadway (6.25 hrs $45) - Siporin
4-5:15 pm, Th, Feb 18-Mar 17, Eugene Yoga, 245 E Broadway (6.25 hrs $45) - Siporin

Yoga Nidra
Also known as yogic sleep, this ancient practice can help unwind the nervous system, and is appropriate for both beginners and advanced practitioners. In a peaceful yoga studio, learn and practice through imagery, body scanning and deep relaxation. Perfect for helping with insomnia and stress reduction. Bring two blankets and sleep pad. Co-sponsored by Eugene Yoga and LCC Successful Aging Institute. To register and pay, contact Eugene Yoga at (541) 520-8771 or info@eugeneyoga.us. (SAI Course)

6-7:15 pm, M, Jan 11-Feb 8, Eugene Yoga, 245 E Broadway (6.25 hrs $38) - Namyet
12:15-1:30 pm, Th, Jan 14-Feb 11, Eugene Yoga, 3575 Donald St (6.25 hrs $38) - Namyet
6-7:15 pm, M, Feb 15-Mar 14, Eugene Yoga, 245 E Broadway (6.25 hrs $38) - Namyet
12:15-1:30 pm, Th, Feb 18-Mar 17, Eugene Yoga, 3575 Donald St (6.25 hrs $38) - Namyet

NEW! Yoga for Rock Climbers
Stretch and strengthen major muscle groups. Practice breath and focus for challenging climbing sequences. Use yoga to cultivate balance, prevent injury, and enhance your physical abilities . . . from the inside out! Co-sponsored by Eugene Yoga and LCC Successful Aging institute. To register and pay, contact Eugene Yoga at (541) 520-8771. (SAI Course)

7:15-8:30 pm, Th, Jan 14-Feb 11, Eugene Yoga, 245 E. Broadway (6.25 hrs $38) - Dana

Driver Training

 
AARP Smart Driver Course
This course is based on the latest driver safety research and insights. You will learn evidence-based safe driving strategies, and refresh your knowledge of the latest rules and hazards of the road. Open to all ages and to non- AARP members. Participants age 55+ may qualify for insurance discounts. This is a 6 hour course. The cost is $20, with a $5 discount to AARP members. There are no tests. To register, call one of the following locations.

Jan 9 Kendall Ford, Eugene (541) 515-8896
Jan 11 & 25 Willamalane Activity Ctr, Spfld (541) 736-4444
Jan 25 & 27 Petersen Barn (541) 682-5521
Feb 2 Campbell Senior Ctr. (541) 682-5318
Feb 5 Junction City Community Service Ctr. (541) 998-4767
Feb 13 Kendall Ford, Eugene (541) 515-8896
Feb 19 David Willis Insurance, Spfld (541) 747-1499
Feb 22 & 29 Willamalane Activity Ctr, Spfld (541) 736-4444
Mar 1 Campbell Senior Ctr. (541) 682-5318
Mar 5 Junction City Community Service Ctr. (541) 998-4767
Mar 12 Kendall Ford, Eugene (541) 515-8896
Mar 14 & 16 Petersen Barn (541) 682-5521
Mar 14 & 16 Fern Ridge Service Ctr. (541) 935-4555

Family Health and Dynamics

Thanks to Pinnacle Healthcare, Inc. for helping make these classes possible.

Living Well with Chronic Conditions
Does a health condition affect your daily life? If so, this free 6-week program may be just for you. Gain skills to help you manage pain and depression, relax, sleep, exercise, eat well, and work well with your health care providers. Co-sponsored by Senior & Disability Services and LCC Successful Aging Institute. Pre-registration required. For a list of dates, times and locations, contact the Living Well Specialist at (541) 682-4103. - Scott (SAI Course)

Living With Alzheimer's: Middle Stage
"Care Partners" become hands-on caregivers at this stage. Join us to learn and discuss helpful strategies for safe, effective and comfortable care. Co-sponsored River Road Park & Recreation and LCC Successful Aging Institute. Thanks to Pinnacle Healthcare, Inc. for helping sponsor this class. To register, contact River Road at (541) 688-4052. (SAI Course)

10 am-noon, F, Jan 15-29, River Road Park & Rec, 1400 Lake Dr (6 hrs No charge) - Weinman

Living with Memory Loss
Experience this unique opportunity for persons affected with memory loss diseases (dementias) and their care partners. Each week a local professional will present information about memory loss and community support services. Discussion and sharing with experienced facilitators will follow. Thanks to ElderHealth & Living for helping sponsor this class. To register and pay, contact Bridget Kronholm at ElderHealth at (541) 747-1755. Scholarships available. (SAI Course)

10 am-noon, Tu, Jan 5-Mar 8, Good Samaritan Society, 3500 Hilyard (20 hrs $100 per family) - Kronholm

Staying Connected
Our focus: health promotion and social support, which can help improve physical health, mood, and cognitive function. Designed to benefit both community-residing adults with early stage dementia AND their companions or "social buddies." Co-sponsored by Alzheimer's Association, River Road Park & Recreation and LCC Successful Aging Institute. Thanks to Pinnacle Healthcare for helping sponsor this class. To register, contact River Road at (541) 688-4052. (SAI Course)

10-11:30 am, F, Feb 12-Mar 4, River Road Park, 1400 Lake Dr (6 hrs No Charge) - Weinman

NEW! Women's Health: Sharing the Basics with Others
Learn some basics about women's health and self-care that you can share with those you serve. Whether you're a teacher, social worker, or other professional, Joanne will provide some basic info to help you help them maintain their excellent health. You'll also learn about a great upcoming class co-sponsored by Planned Parenthood and LCC Successful Aging Institute. (SAI Course)

5:30-7:30 pm, Th, Mar 3, Eugene Public Library Main Branch (2 hrs No Charge) - Alba

Gardening and Landscaping

 
Flower Power 1
Love flowers? Learn basic styles and techniques in this hands-on class. Create a new fresh arrangement every week! Cost includes supplies and flowers. Co-sponsored by River Road Park & Recreation and LCC Successful Aging Institute. Thanks to Banner Bank for helping sponsor this class. To register and pay, contact River Road Park at (541) 688-4052. (SAI Course)

6-8 pm, Tu, Jan12-Feb 9, Flower Market, 151 Main St, Springfield (10 hrs $90) - Sondag

Flower Power 2
Love flowers? We'll build on the techniques you learned in FP 1. Create a new fresh arrangement every week! Cost includes supplies and flowers. Co-sponsored by River Road Park & Recreation and LCC Successful Aging Institute. To register and pay, contact River Road Park at (541) 688-4052. (SAI Course)

6-8 pm, Tu, Feb 16-Mar 15, Flower Market, 151 Main St, Springfield (10 hrs $90) - Sondag

Urban Homesteading 101
Preserve fruits and veggies; create your own breads, soaps, and cheeses; ferment your own sauerkraut; plan, prune, and graft in your garden. Save money and have a great time doing it! Class involves a new topic "workshop" each week. Choose any three workshops, or take them all. Co-sponsored by River Road Park & Recreation and LCC Successful Aging Institute. Thanks to ElderCare Resources for helping sponsor this class. To register and pay, contact River Road Park at (541) 688-4052. (SAI Course)

7-9 pm, W, Jan 6, River Road Park, 1400 Lake Dr (2 hrs No Charge) - Prier
7-9 pm, W, Jan 13-Mar 9, River Road Park,1400 Lake Dr (6-20 hrs Call for Cost) - Prier

History

 
NEW! American History Potpourri: 1863-1881
Delve in! Was Gettysburg truly the pivotal Civil War battle? What's the truth behind the legend of Billy the Kid? How has archeology enhanced Native American narratives of Custer's Last Stand? Thanks to Waterford Grand for helping sponsor this class. To register, contact Waterford Grand at (541) 636-3329. (SAI Course)

10-11:30 am, M, Feb 29-Mar 14, Waterford Grand, 600 Waterford Way (4 hrs No Charge) -Hart

Home Buying and Improvement

 
ABC's of Home Buying
Learn to work with a real estate agent, secure a loan, and close the deal. Class is state-certified and meets requirements for down payment assistance. Cost covers materials for all members of a household and a 1:1 consultation and credit report review. For class times, location and cost, contact NEDCO at (541) 345-7106 or visit nedcodc.org. (SAI Course)

Threshold Intensive Home Ownership
Learn about financial preparation, purchase process, and protect your investment. Meet regularly with a homeownership counselor to implement your own action plan. Spanish class available. For class times, location and cost, contact NEDCO at (541) 345-7106 or visit nedcodc.org. (SAI Course)

Money Management

 
Thanks to Pacific Cascade Federal Credit Union for helping make these classes possible.

Become a Medicare Expert
No one is better appreciated than a SHIBA (Senior Health Insurance Benefits Assistance) volunteer - - providing un-biased information about Medicare and advocating for beneficiaries. Co-sponsored by Willamalane Adult Activity Center and LCC Successful Aging Institute. To register, call Willamalane at (541) 736-4537 by Feb 18. (SAI Course)

9 am-4 pm, W and 9 am-12 pm, Th; Mar 2-3, Willamalane Adult Activity Center, 215 W C St, Spfld (10 hrs No charge) -Sutton

Car Ownership for Career Advancement
Learn budgeting, planning, shopping and car loan readiness. Walk away with a personalized action plan. For class times, location, and cost, contact NEDCO at (541) 345-7106 or visit nedcodc.org. (SAI Course)

Financial Foundations
Learn about credit, savings, budgeting, tracking expenses, and spending leaks. Receive a free credit report with credit score and unlimited 1:1 counseling. Spanish class available. For class times, location and cost, contact NEDCO at (541) 345-7106 or visit nedcodc.org. (SAI Course)

Lifeline Financial Education
Get the tools you need to control your finances, regardless of your circumstances. You can save money, pay off debt, and improve your credit. Class includes an optional one-time Financial Counselor consultation. Spanish class available. For class times and location contact NEDCO at 541.345.7106 or visit nedcodc.org. (SAI Course)

NEW! Optimizing Social Security Benefits
Possibly the single most important retirement decision: When should I start collecting Social Security? We'll delve into claiming strategies and helpful tools for singles, couples, those still working, and others. Our focus: How to help maximize your allowable benefits. Thanks to Sage Wealth Strategies for helping sponsor this class. To register, please contact one of the sites below. (SAI Course)

10-11:30 am, Tu, Jan 12, First American Title Co., 2892 Crescent Ave, (541) 342-7243 (1.5 hrs No charge) - Ottesen
6-7:30 pm, Th, Jan 14, Waterford Grand, 600 Waterford Way, (541) 636-3329 (1.5 hrs No Charge) - Ottesen
5:30-7 pm, Tu, Feb 9, Eugene Public Library Sheldon Branch, No pre-registration (1.5 hrs No charge) - Ottesen
5:30-7 pm, Tu, Mar 15, Eugene Public Library Bethel Branch, No pre-registration (1.5 hrs No charge) - Ottesen

New! Plan Well, Retire Well
Being proactive can help you make sound financial decisions for long-term success. We'll explore the many types of income in retirement, and how they can affect your planning. Where does Social Security fit and how can you maximize your benefits? What about hidden fees, taxes, and risk issues in current accounts? Free 1:1 consultation available after the class. Thanks to Sage Wealth Strategies for helping sponsor this class. To register, contact River Road Park & Recreation at (541) 688-4052 or Campbell Center at (541) 682-5318. (SAI Course)

1:30-3:30 pm, Tu, Feb 16, River Road Park, 1400 Lake Dr (2 hrs No charge) - Ottesen
10-noon, Th, Mar 17, Campbell Center, 155 High St (2 hrs No Charge) - Ottesen

or class times, location and cost, contact NEDCO at (541) 345-7106 or visit nedcodc.org. (SAI Course)

Music

Music Exploration Series
Learn how jazz improvisers interpret and work with standards from the Great American Songbook, examine influences of American roots music, delve into the life and work of a single composer. Each session will be led by an expert from the Shedd Sound Bites program. Thanks to Willamette Oaks for helping sponsor this class. To register for this class, contact Willamette Oaks at (541) 343-2688. (SAI Course)

11 am-noon, Th, Feb 18-Mar 3, Willamette Oaks, 455 Alexander Lp. (3 hrs No charge) - Treder

Outdoor Recreation

Prague & Highlights of the Danube River
Come learn about this amazing, once in a lifetime 11 day trip! This is a bucket list trip so now is your chance to find out more. Co-sponsored by Waterford Grand, River Road Park & Recreation and LCC Successful Aging Institute. To register, contact Waterford Grand at (541) 636-3329 or River Road Park at (541) 688-4052.
(SAI Course)

1-2 pm, Tu, Jan 5, Waterford Grand, 600 Waterford Way (1 hr No Charge) - Setzer
6-7 pm, Tu, Jan 5, River Road Park, 1400 Lake Dr. (1 hr No Charge) - Setzer

Performing Art

NEW! Movie Wisdom: Fabulous Early Musicals
Cinema expert Tom Blank takes us behind the lens before we view and discuss movies that helped establish this innovative movie format. Get ready to delve into gems including 42nd Street, Footlight Parade, and Swing Time. Thanks to Waterford Grand for helping sponsor this class. To register, contact Waterford Grand at (541) 636-3329. (SAI Course)

2-5 pm, W, Feb 10-Mar 16, Waterford Grand, 600 Waterford Way (12 hrs No charge) - TBA

Writing

NEW! One Story at a Time
Let's write short stories: fact or fiction. Focus on a single story line, transporting readers from start to finish in just a few pages. Organize your thoughts, papers, plotlines. Learn how to begin and when to stop. Co-sponsored by River Road Park & Recreation and LCC Successful Aging Institute. Thanks to Banner Bank for helping sponsor this class. To register & pay, contact River Road at (541) 688-4052. (SAI Course)

6:30-8 pm, Th, Jan 14-Feb 18, River Road Park, 1400 Lake Dr. (9 hrs $65) - Quash-Mah

Careers & Professional Development

Computer Skills and Technology

 
Maximize Your iPad Use
Learn how to enjoy movies, music, photography, e-reading and email on your iPad. This intermediate level, hands-on class includes time to explore and practice applications together. Thanks to Willamette Oaks for helping sponsor this class. To register for this class, contact Willamette Oaks at (541) 343-2688. (SAI Course)

10-11:30 am, M/Th, Jan 4-14, Willamette Oaks, 455 Alexander Lp. (6 hrs No Charge) - Goss

Encore Careers

 
Thanks to Waterford Grand for helping make these classes possible.

Become a Senior Companion!
Are you a people person with time on your hands? Want to earn a bit of extra cash while helping others? The federal Senior Companion Program trains and supports low-income adult volunteers, age 55+ who make weekly visits to frail elders and those with disabilities. Help clients maintain quality of life and earn a small hourly tax-free stipend. Sponsored locally by Lane Community College. You'll also learn about ElderHelp and Experience Works! Thanks to Marquis Springfield for helping sponsor this class. To register contact one of the hosts below. (SAI Course)

10-11 am, Th, Jan 28, Campbell Community Center, 155 High St, (541) 682-5318 (1 hrs No Charge) - Brooks
10-11 am, W, Feb 17, Petersen Barn, 870 Berntzen Rd, (541) 682-5521 (1 hrs No Charge) - Brooks
10-11 am, Th, Mar 3, Campbell Community Center, 155 High St, (541) 682-5318 (1 hrs No Charge) - Brooks

Get a Job at 50+
Times are still tough. Lane County has excellent resources for older adults who want either paid or stipended work. Join representatives from WorkSource Lane, Goodwill Industries, Experience Works and Lane Community College to see how YOU can take the next step. Co-sponsored by these organizations through LCC Successful Aging Institute. No pre-registration necessary. Thanks to Marquis Springfield for helping sponsor this class. To register, contact Willamalane at (541) 736-4444 or Campbell at (541) 682-5318. (SAI Course)

2:30-4 pm, Th, Feb 11, Willamalane Adult Activity Center, 215 W C St, Spfld (1.5 hrs No Charge) - Susman
10:30 am-noon, W, Feb 17, Campbell Community Center, 155 High St (1.5 hrs No Charge) - Susman

Personal Care Aide

 
Thanks to Sage Wealth Strategies for helping make these classes possible.

Personal Care Aide Free Preview
Do you want to learn more about Lane's Personal Care Aide training? Come to a FREE informational presentation! Thanks to Addus HomeCare for helping sponsor this class. (SAI Course)

5:30-6:30 pm, Tu, Jan 12, DCA, Rm. TBA (1 hr No Charge) - Susman

Personal Care Aide Training
Ready for a rewarding career as a professional caregiver? Demand is great and growing statewide for caregivers in residential communities and in-home settings. This 40-hour, hands-on training is well-respected by area employers, many of whom offer special hiring consideration to those who pass the course. Textbook included. (Note: Employers will conduct comprehensive criminal history checks before hiring.) Thanks to Addus HomeCare for helping to sponsor this class. (SAI Course)

5:30-8:30 pm, Tu/Th, Jan 26-Mar 10, DCA, Rm. TBA (40 hrs $389) - Gilad/Little/Mosman

Workplace Skills

Caregiver Training: Warm Water
Water is healing. Learn and practice techniques to help ensure safety in entering, enjoying and exiting the water. Caregivers and clients welcome to register together; only Caregiver pays. Bring swimsuit or shorts/tank top, towel, and locker lock. Course is co-sponsored by Tamarack Aquatic Center and LCC Successful Aging Institute. Scholarships may be available for OHP and SNAP recipients. To register and pay, contact Tamarack Pool at (541) 686-9290. (SAI Course)

1:30-3 pm, F, Mar 4-18, Tamarack Aquatic Center, 3575 Donald St (6 hrs $67.50) - Knowles

NEW! Hoarding Tendencies: How to Help
Created for professionals, this workshop will share skills for effective communication, including how to successfully present options for behavior change. Learn about the spectrum of hoarding behaviors, the impact of significant life events on its creation, and funding opportunities for treatment. Maximum 25. Thanks to Crescent Park Senior Living for helping sponsor this class. Register and send payment to Crescent Park. Make checks payable to "LCC Successful Aging Institute." (SAI Course)

2-4:30 pm, Tu, Mar 15, Crescent Park Senior Living, 2951 Coburg Rd, (541) 342-1755 (2.5 hrs $19) - Bertilson