Course Descriptions

Senior Programming and Elder Topics Fall Class Offerings

Advance Directive Gap: Options for Special Instructions

Mon. 6:00 -8:00pm October 25 no cost

Do you, your spouse or parents have an Advanced Care Directive? The standard advanced directive only covers certain situations. You can create special instructions that cover more situations, such as long-term significant cognitive impairment. Come learn how to stretch your directives to reflect your true wishes.

Register online or email Elaine at

Living with the Aging Mind Series

Continues this Fall 2021 with 3 New Offerings:

This is a no-cost series, co-sponsored by Senior Programming/Lane Community College and Signature HomeHealth & Hospice of Eugene, and presented by Abby Gershenzon, Community Educator of Signature Hospice.

Class Dates: Wednesdays 1 pm to 3 pm: October 20, October 27, November 3

Aging Well: Drawing from medical science and the latest research, this program is designed to give practical tips to all those looking for ways to lower their risk for Alzheimer’s and other memory loss diseases.

Practical Legal & Financial Plans: What are the legal and financial issues that may impact families and loved ones living with a dementia? How do you make decisions and put plans into place while honoring your loved one’s wishes? This presentation goes over it all.

Bring Your Mind Back with Music and Art and When ‘Everything is Fine, Isn’t: The first program will explain how art and music can often be the best medicine for all of us as we age, especially those of us living with Alzheimer’s disease or another dementia. The second program discusses how to respond when a loved one does not acknowledge the memory loss symptoms that you and others are recognizing.

Register online or email Elaine at

Financial Well Being Classes with DEVNW

The classes below are offered through DevNW, a local nonprofit dedicated to growing vibrant Northwest communities by empowering the region’s individuals, families, small businesses, and neighborhoods. With the purchase of a $75 DevNW Membership, your entire household gets one year of unlimited access of one-on-one financial counseling, foundation classes, and workshops. To register or for more information, connect with DevNW by calling 541-345-7106 or visiting


  • Fundaciones Financieras (Español), Wednesdays, 5:30-7:30pm, September 1, 8, 15, 22
  • Love and Money Workshop, Wednesday, 5:30-7:30pm, September 1
  • ITIN & Impuestos (Español), Thursday, 5:30-7:30pm, September 2
  • Financial Foundations, Tuesdays, 5:30-7:30pm, September 7, 14, 21, 28
  • Student Debt Workshop, Wednesday, 5:30-7:30pm, September 8
  • Homebuying Foundations, Saturday, 9am-5pm, September 11
  • Alquilando y Sus Derechos Workshop (Español), Wednesday, 5:30-7:30pm, September15
  • Home Maintenance Workshop, Wednesday, 5:30-7:30pm, September 22
  • Financial Foundations, Saturday, 9am-5pm, September 25
  • Cupones Extremos (Español), Wednesday, 5:30-7:30pm, September 29


  • Financial Foundations, Tuesdays, 5:30-7:30pm, October 5, 12, 19, 26
  • Homebuying Foundations, Wednesdays, 5:30-7:30pm, October 6, 13, 20, 27
  • Fundaciones de Comprar Vivienda (Español), Wednesdays, 5:30-7:30pm, October 6, 13, 20, 27
  • Side Hustle Workshop, Wednesday, 5:30-7:30pm, October 6
  • Homebuying Foundations, Saturday, 9am-5pm, October 9
  • Financial Foundations, M, T, W, Th, 8-10am, October 11, 12, 13, 14
  • ITIN and Impuestos, Wednesday, 5:30-7:30pm, October 13
  • Wills and Advanced Directives, Wednesday, 5:30-7:30pm, October 20
  • Financial Foundations, Saturday, 9am-5pm, October 23
  • Testamentos y Anticipadas Directivas, Wednesday, 5:30-7:30pm, October 27
  • Investment Property Workshop, Saturday, 9am-2:30pm, October 30


  • Financial Foundations, Tuesdays, 5:30-7:30pm, November 2, 9, 16, 23
  • Fundaciones Financieras (Español), Wednesdays, 5:30-7:30pm, November 3, 10, 17 and Dec 1
  • Social Security Planning Workshop, Wednesday, 5:30-7:30pm, November 3
  • Extreme Couponing, Wednesday, 5:30-7:30pm, November 10
  • Homebuying Foundations, Saturday, 9am-5pm, November 13
  • Propiedad de Inversión (Español), Saturday, 9am-5pm, November 13
  • Homebuying Foundations, M, T, W, Th, 9-11am, November 15, 16, 17, 18
  • Student Debt, Wednesday, 5:30-7:30pm, November 17
  • Financial Foundations, Saturday, 9am-5pm, November 20


  • Home Energy Efficiency Workshop, Wednesday, 5:30-7:30pm, December 1
  • Inversión de DIY, Wednesday, 5:30-7:30pm, December 8