Lifelong Learning

Investors Forum - Third Friday

Investors Forum - Third Friday

Friday, April 19, 2019 | 10:00-11:30am

After general discussion of stock and bond markets and investment strategies, the focus generally turns to a specific topic. No money is collected or invested, and investors of all levels are welcome.

A related Health of the Market website is updated every Saturday.

A list of favorite investment websites can be found here.

Members only.

Location: The Center

Contact: Don Whitford 434.531.2870 for more information or to join the e-mail notification list.

Fee: free

Long Term Care Insurance Q&A

Long Term Care Insurance Q&A

Friday, April 19, 2019 | 11:00-12:00pm

Tracy Meade will guide you through any questions you have about long term care insurance. If you have inquiries about an existing policy, you are welcome to bring the policy with you. Please note that space is very limited; there are only 2 appointments available each month. Please register at the Welcome Desk. (434) 974-7756.

Members only.

Location: The Center

Fee: free

Writing for Pleasure

Writing for Pleasure

Friday, April 19, 2019 | 12:00-2:00pm

What you have to say matters ... Why not say it in writing? Come discover and share your best style! All genres and experience levels welcome. Weekly "Writing for Pleasure" meetings are members only, but monthly coffeehouses are open to all.  As always, free and open to the communities. Coffee provided. Munchies to share welcomed.

Members only.

Location: The Center

Contact: Ella Rea Murphy 434.9973.9786 or ellarmurphy@gmail.com

Fee: free

Enjoying Short Stories

Enjoying Short Stories

Friday, April 19, 2019 | 2:15-4:15pm

ENJOYING SHORT STORIES

Fridays, beginning March 1, 2:15 to 4:15 PM

If you enjoy robust literature written by a variety of authors but only have a little extra time to read each week, this may be the program for you.  The agenda for the first meeting will be a discussion of Isaac Asimov’s “The Fun They Had” (copies available at the meeting) as well as conversation to determine the next selections to tackle.  Free to members but first time guests welcome!

Members only.

Location: The Center

Fee: free

Writing for Healing and Growth

Writing for Healing and Growth

Monday, April 22, 2019 | 10:00-12:00pm

Anyone who has ever kept a journal, written stories about his or her life, or just let the pencil do the talking knows that writing is indeed a powerful instrument for fulfillment, growth, and healing. Writing that comes from the heart and mind gives expression to that which is uniquely us. Experience the adventure of writing in this 8-week workshop. The emphasis is on—but not limited to—the writing of memoirs. This is not a critique group; it is designed to provide the support that people need to tell their stories. Strict rules of privacy and confidentiality will be observed. Must register at the Center’s front desk. Leonard Tuchyner facilitates.

CLASS IS CURRENTLY FULL. PLEASE RSVP TO BE PLACED ON THE WAITING LIST. MEMBERS ONLY. FEE is $15/MONTH.

Members only.

Location: The Center

Contact: Senior Center 974-7756

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Writing for Healing and Growth

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Topics on Aging - presented by Commonwealth Senior Living

Topics on Aging - presented by Commonwealth Senior Living

Monday, April 22, 2019 | 11:00-12:00pm

Signs and Symptoms of Alzheimer’s Disease

With the number of Alzheimer's disease diagnoses increasing, it's important to recognize what is normal as we age and which cognitive changes are cause for concern. Join Commonwealth Senior Living Director of Resident Programs Paula Harder to review these changes and discuss what they might mean. Complimentary additional educational materials will also be available. 

Tuesday, May 28, 12:00 - 1:30 PM

Coping Techniques for Caregivers - There's no getting around it: caring for an aging family member can be stressful.  Their care, health, safety, and happiness all rest on your shoulders, and sometimes that responsibility can be overwhelming.  But remember, while you're taking care of your loved one, it's important to take care of yourself, too.  Join Derrick Mathis, Executive Director for Commonwealth Senior Living, to learn how to cope with caregiving stress.  He'll share tips and tools that you can use to make sure you keep yourself healthy and strong, so you can give your loved one the care that's deserved.  

Free and open to the community.

Monday, June 24, 1:00 - 2:30 PM

Staying Home vs. Senior Living - If you have been curious about the benefits of staying home versus moving to senior living, let Commonwealth Senior Living professionals Aly Howse and Kati Decker introduce you to the myriad of factors you should consider before making this decision.

Free and open to the community.

Open to all.

Location: The Center

Fee: free

AARP Smart Driver Safety Course - April

AARP Smart Driver Safety Course - April

Monday, April 22, 2019 | 12:30-4:30pm

Meets Monday, April 22 & Wednesday, April 24 from 12:30 - 4:30PM  You Must Attend Both Sessions.

The AARP Smart Driver Course is a refresher course designed to meet the needs of older drivers, 50+.  This course emphasizes how to adjust your driving in response to age related physical changes and declining perceptual skills, rules of the road, local driving problems, safety tips, and license renewal requirements.  Auto insurance companies offer a discount to course graduates.  This is a two day program; participants must attend BOTH days to receive a Certificate to satisfy auto insurance rules.  Open to all.  Cost:  $20.00 per person if non-AARP member, $15.00 per person for AARP member.  Fees are payable by cash or check only (no credit cards) to AARP (not The Center).  Participants must sign up at the Welcome Desk for the course, and provide full name and phone number.  Please plan to arrive at least 15 minutes before the class begins and plan to pay for the course on the first class meeting day.

Open to all.

Location: The Center

Fee: To be announced

Medicare Consulting - Tuesdays

Medicare Consulting - Tuesdays

Tuesday, April 23, 2019 | 10:00-12:00pm

Are you ready for Medicare? Do you need help navigating the system? Do you have lots of questions? Do you know when and where to sign up? Phyllis Payne, licensed insurance agent, will answer your questions. Phyllis Payne will assist with health insurance claims and long term planning care and to answer questions about medical insurance. Call Phyllis at 434.960.5833 to schedule an appointment.

Location: The Center

Fee: free

Taste of Spanish for Beginners

Taste of Spanish for Beginners

Tuesday, April 23, 2019 | 1:00-2:00pm

Class meeting dates:

April 9, 23 and 30,

May 7 and 28

June 11, 18 and 25

This class is for the beginner with little or no knowledge of the Spanish language. The recommended book for class is Conversational Spanish in 7 Days by Shirley Baldwin and Sarah Boos.  This book can be purchased on line from Barnes & Noble or Amazon for under $10. Free and open to the community!

Helen Ida Moyer is the instructor.  She is a graduate of UVa with a doctorate in Spanish and has traveled extensively in Spain, Mexico, and Central and South America. The classes are free (except for materials) and open to the community. Space is limited; registration requested online or through the Center Welcome Desk.

(class meets all year round; specific future dates TBA)

Location: The Center

Advanced Beginner's Spanish

Advanced Beginner's Spanish

Tuesday, April 23, 2019 | 2:00-3:00pm

Class meeting dates:

April 9, 23 and 30

May 7 and 28

June 11, 18 and 25

This class is for those who have completed the " Taste of Spanish" class or who have an equivalent knowledge of the language.  Prospective students should know the present, present perfect, future and simple past tenses as well as how object pronouns are used.  The text to be used in the class is from the McGraw Hill Practice Makes Perfect Series Spanish Conversation by Jean Yates ($16, available from Barnes & Noble  or on line from them or Amazon).  Class meets all year round; specific future dates TBA.

SPACE IS LIMITED! REGISTER HERE OR AT THE CENTER WELCOME DESK.

Location: The Center

Pay for this event online

Advanced Beginner’s Spanish

Register $0.00
Keeping Up Your Spanish

Keeping Up Your Spanish

Tuesday, April 23, 2019 | 3:15-4:15pm

Tuesdays, 3:15 pm

Class meeting dates:

April 9 and 23

May 7 and 28

June 11 and 25

(class meets all year round; specific future dates TBA)

This class is for intermediate and advanced students to give Spanish speakers in our community the opportunity to become acquainted, whereby any native speakers would be helping non-native speakers develop their skills in the language and culture. The recommended workbook is from the McGraw Hill Practice Makes Perfect Series Spanish Reading and Comprehension by Myrna Bell Rochester with Deana Smalley ($15 - $16 and can be purchased on line from Barnes & Noble or Amazon ). Free and open to the community.

Helen Ida Moyer facilitates the class. She holds a PhD in Spanish from UVa and has traveled extensively in Spain, Mexico, and Central and South America. 


 

Location: The Center

Pay for this event online

Keeping Up Your Spanish

Register $0.00
A Walk with Robert Frost

A Walk with Robert Frost

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 | 1:15-2:15pm

Robert Frost was an American poet famous for his work depicting rural life and simple settings.  But these seemingly simple works often revealed complex social or philosophical themes, or the intricacy of man's relationship with nature.  Join former English teacher Margaret Wine Fielding in a discussion of four of Robert Frost's most inspirational pieces:  "Fire and Ice", "The Road Not Taken", "Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening", and "After Apple Picking".  Copies of the poems will be available at the meeting.

Open to all.

Location: The Center

Fee: free

Charlottesville International Folk Dance

Charlottesville International Folk Dance

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 | 6:30-8:30pm

Beginning dances are taught by experienced teachers. Community dances from Eastern Europe are primarily the focus. Please join us for these communal village dances and enjoy the friendship of a small group. For information, please call Susan Roberts at (434)409-0264 or go to the web site: seniorcenter.org/calendar/events/54/ or charlottesvilleinternationalfolkdance.com/.

Open to all.

Location: The Center

Fee: free

Investment Visions Group

Investment Visions Group

Thursday, April 25, 2019 | 10:00-12:00pm

The original investment club was formed in 1991 to allow members to invest in the stock market and learn how to maintain a profitable portfolio. Today, as the Investment Visions Club, members contribute money (currently $30/month) to a partnership to provide the capital with which to invest through a brokerage account. Meeting attendance and participation in the research, examination, and evaluation of various stocks is expected of partners, each of whom has a vote to hold, buy, or sell a stock. Experience is helpful but not required, as training is provided on market terms, evaluation techniques, etc. Participation is also on the social side; while the club strives to make some money, the main reason for meeting is to learn, be social, and have fun.

Members only.

Location: The Center

Contact: Don Whitford 434.985.3964

Fee: free

Apple/Mac Users Group

Apple/Mac Users Group

Thursday, April 25, 2019 | 1:00-3:00pm

Apple/Mac classes are held for both new and experienced Apple product users. Clay Sisk coordinates meetings; contact him via email to receive weekly program announcements. In the first hour, some Mac basics and utilities for new users are covered, and then other topics as detailed on their email announcement. In the second hour, iPad and iPhone basics and accessories are covered. If you want to be on the Apple/Mac email list, send a message to Clay Sisk at siskva@mac.com This mailing has many valuable links for Apple/Mac users. Free for Senior Center members.

Members only.

Location: The Center

Contact: Clay Sisk

Fee: free

Le Cercle Français

Le Cercle Français

Thursday, April 25, 2019 | 2:00-3:00pm

LE CERCLE FRANCAIS Welcome to our friendly, informal, Francophone “Cercle” every 2nd and 4th Thursday..

Members only.

Location: The Center

Fee: free

Money Matters—Becoming Resourceful

Money Matters—Becoming Resourceful

Thursday, April 25, 2019 | 5:00-6:30pm

Are you trying to manage your budget on a fixed income? Or are you just looking for ways to save a little more and spend a little less?  Lead by Buck Klintworth, portfolio manager at Chase Investment Counsel Corporation, this training is designed to provide participants with basic money management concepts for a fixed budget, a knowledge of the benefits of banking, and an overview of public benefits and how to access and retain them.  Free and open to the public.

This is a free, educational event—NO financial products will be sold.

ABOUT THE SERIES - The goal of the Financial Wellness Series is to help seniors increase their financial understanding, helping them become better stewards of their own resources. Lectures on managing money and investing will be offered free of charge during the spring. Four-week workshops supporting seniors in planning for and maintaining their resources throughout retirement will be offered in the late summer and early fall for a $20 fee.

Open to all.

Location: The Center

Fee: free

First-time Homebuyer Class

First-time Homebuyer Class

Thursday, April 25, 2019 | 6:00-9:00pm

Are you thinking about buying a home, but not sure where to start? VHDA's free First-time Homebuyer Class can help. In this 2-session class, you'll learn the entire homebuying process from start to finish, and how to stay on track as a responsible homeowner. The class is offered through the Virginia Housing Development Authority and Piedmont Housing Alliance. Space is limited; Click here to register or contact Virginia Leary at Piedmont Housing Alliance at (434) 422-4838. 
 
These dates will also be offered from 6:00-9:00 pm:
 
April 18 and 25
May 16 and 23
June 20 and 27
July 18 and 25
August 15 and 22
September 19 and 26
October 17 and 24 

Open to all.

Location: The Center

Fee: free

Writing for Pleasure Coffeehouse

Writing for Pleasure Coffeehouse

Friday, April 26, 2019 | 12:00-2:00pm

 

Friday, February 22, 12:00 - 2:00 PM
 
One of the Daily Progress Distinguished Dozen for 2018 and Co-chair of The Center’s 2018 Accreditation team, Enid Krieger visits the Writing for Pleasure Coffeehouse to talk about her life of volunteerism – what it means to her and to her community.

Coffee is provided.  Munchies to share are welcomed.

Free and open to the community.

Open to all.

Location: The Center

Contact: Ella Rea Murphy 434.973.9786 or ellarmurphy@gmail.com

Apple Watch Workshop

Apple Watch Workshop

Monday, April 29, 2019 | 11:00-12:30pm

Apple Watch: What Can It Do For You?

This single session will give an overview of the many features of the Apple Watch and how you might benefit from it. The first requirement is that you have an iPhone to pair with the watch. The setup of the features are first done on the iPhone, then transferred to the watch. Some of the watch’s features include: timers, daily reminders, calendar. Another fascinating feature is the ability to make and receive phone calls on the watch in true Dick Tracy fashion. The health and activity monitoring features will be a central focus of the session. Hosted by George Nowacek and Clay Sisk

Open to all.

Location: The Center

Fee: free

Staying Healthy with Spectrum Physical Therapy

Staying Healthy with Spectrum Physical Therapy

Tuesday, April 30, 2019 | 10:00-11:00am

Tuesday, April 30, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Amy Weinheimer, MPT, will discuss the effects of spinal stenosis and arthritic changes on hiking and walking activities. She’ll also offer some tips about what you might be able to do to find some relief.  Free and open to the community.

Tuesday, May 28, 10:00 - 11:00 AM

Appropriate Footwear and Balance - Proper alignment of the body begins with your feet, and having the right type of footwear is the first step toward creating a solid foundation to improve your posture and balance.  Darcy Higgins from SPECTRUM Physical Therapy will discuss how to select the right footwear to avoid painful foot conditions and improve your core stability.

Free and open to the community.

Tuesday, June 25, 10:00 - 11:00 AM

Deep Breathing and Relaxation - Most of us take breathing for granted; after all, we've ben doing it all our lives!  But did you know that if you practice deep breathing, you can further benefit with a reduction in stress, blood pressure, and cardiovascular function; a strengthening of the core muscles of your body; and a relief of general body aches and pains?  Join Erin Chapman to learn how to breathe efficiently.

Free and open to the community.

Open to all.

Location: The Center

Fee: free

Book Group

Book Group

Wednesday, May 1, 2019 | 11:00-12:00pm

This enthusiastic group meets monthly to discuss items of current mutual interest – mainly contemporary works, fiction and non-fiction.  Participants make suggestions, the group selects the books for group reading, and everyone enjoys sharing their impressions and feedback on the work of the month.

Upcoming Selections:

March 6: Snow Flower and the Secret Fan by Lisa See

April 3: Love, Africa: A Memoir of War, Romance, and Survival by Jeffrey Gettleman

May 1: Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens

June 5. Educated by Tara Westover

July 3: Becoming by Michelle Obama 

August 7: The Wife by Meg Wolitzer

Members only.

Location: The Center

Contact: Mimi Rabois, Book Group Leader mrabois@me.com

Fee: free

Socrates Cafe™

Socrates Cafe™

Thursday, May 2, 2019 | 3:00-5:00pm

 Socrates Café is a group of people who are interested in discussing topics which arouse philosophical ideas and thoughts among the members of the group. Any source if fair game, from education to politics, religion to cultural attitudes; lively discussion takes place no mattter what the discussion. Chris Phillips, author and co-founder of The Society for Philosophical Inquiry, developed the idea of Socrates Café™ to do as Socrates did, bring philosophy to the every day individual: “It's a dialogue where people discover their unique philosophical perspectives and worldviews as they lock hearts and minds with other people.” Join our gatherings at which participants propose and choose the questions and take turns facilitating the discussions. To learn more about the concept, visit www.philosopher.org.

Members only.

Location: The Center

Fee: free

Investors Forum - First Friday

Investors Forum - First Friday

Friday, May 3, 2019 | 10:00-11:30am

After general discussion of stock and bond markets and investment strategies, the focus generally turns to a specific topic. No money is collected or invested, and investors of all levels are welcome.

A related Health of the Market website is updated every Saturday.

A list of favorite investment websites can be found here.

Members only.

Location: The Center

Contact: Don Whitford 434.531.2870 for more information or to join the e-mail notification list.

Fee: free

Walking for Life: Dos and Don'ts for a Healthy Walking Lifestyle

Walking for Life: Dos and Don'ts for a Healthy Walking Lifestyle

Monday, May 6, 2019 | 2:30-3:30pm

Want to enhance your mood and lower your blood pressure? Strengthen your heart and ease joint pain?  These are some of the many benefits walking can provide. Learn what you need to know to enjoy a safe and healthy walking lifestyle from experienced runner, coach, and owner of Ragged Mountain Running and Walking Shop, Mark Lorenzoni.  A runner for over 45 years himself, Mark has coached runners and walkers of all abilities on a volunteer basis since 1980. If you have already been involved in a walking or running program or are just beginning to consider the benefits of walking for your overall health, join Mark as he shares his expertise about the proper form and technique for walking, some tips for avoiding (or treating) injuries, how to identify and avoid stumbling blocks when you are beginning, and the best local places to walk.   Free and open to the community.

Open to all.

Location: The Center

Fee: free

Senior Statesmen of Virginia

Senior Statesmen of Virginia

Wednesday, May 8, 2019 | 1:30-3:00pm

Join Executive Director of republicEN.org Bob Inglis for his presentation, "A Free-Enterprise Solution to Climate Change".  Mr. Inglis has promoted free enterprise action on climate change since 2011 and launched the Energy and Enterprise Initiative at George Mason University (which was rebranded as republicEN.org), a growing grassroots community of over 5000 members educating the country about free-enterprise solutions to climate change.  Awarded the John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award in 2015, Mr. Inglis has also served as a U.S. Congressman, a resident fellow at Harvard's Institute of Politics, a visiting fellow at Duke's Nicholas School of the Environment, and a resident fellow at the University of Chicago's Institute for Politics.  He appears in the film Merchants of Doubt and in the SHOWTIME series YEARS of Living Dangerously; in addition, he has given talks at TEDxJacksonville and TEDxBeaconStreet events.

Open to all.

Location: The Center

Contact: www.seniorstatesmen.org

Investment Visions Group

Investment Visions Group

Thursday, May 9, 2019 | 10:00-12:00pm

The original investment club was formed in 1991 to allow members to invest in the stock market and learn how to maintain a profitable portfolio. Today, as the Investment Visions Club, members contribute money (currently $30/month) to a partnership to provide the capital with which to invest through a brokerage account. Meeting attendance and participation in the research, examination, and evaluation of various stocks is expected of partners, each of whom has a vote to hold, buy, or sell a stock. Experience is helpful but not required, as training is provided on market terms, evaluation techniques, etc. Participation is also on the social side; while the club strives to make some money, the main reason for meeting is to learn, be social, and have fun.

Members only.

Location: The Center

Contact: Don Whitford 434.985.3964

Fee: free

Religion, Science and Spirituality

Religion, Science and Spirituality

Friday, May 10, 2019 | 10:00-11:30am

Friday, May 10, 10:00 - 11:30 AM

The Qur'an - What It Really Says - With militants and gangsters all over the Islamic world blatantly distorting what the text really says for their own evil ends, we will discuss what the Qur'an meant when Mohammed was alive.  Why do millions of devout Muslims all over the world live in peace in a religion that is supposedly based on the same text that iSIS and other criminal groups believe in?  Free and open to the community

Friday, June 14, 10:00 - 11:30 AM

The Silk Road - Past & Future - Historically, the old Silk Road, which joins Europe and China through some of the most hostile terrain in the world, was a place where heretics from all religions sought refuge and modified their religions to the others they met there.  Now China is hoping to build a modern Silk Road, with the support of Russia, along the same route.  Will they suceed?  If so, what will be the effects on world religions and on the world balance of power?  Free and open to the community.

Open to all.

Location: The Center

Central Virginia Dowsers

Central Virginia Dowsers

Sunday, May 12, 2019 | 1:15-3:00pm

Dowsing is an ancient art of searching for information with or without the assistance of a tool such as a forked stick or pendulum. Surveyors, archaeologists, health practitioners, business men and women and more use this art for information and to solve problems. The Central Virginia Dowsers invite you to learn about the art of dowsing and how it can be used in almost every aspect of life.  Beginners and experienced welcome! For more information, contact Roxanne Louise at 434-263-4337. 

Location: The Center

Fee: free

All Things Digital

All Things Digital

Monday, May 13, 2019 | 1:00-2:30pm

Monday, May 13, 1:00 – 2:30 PM

Have you ever heard of Apple Pay? Google Wallet? Samsung Pay? Venmo? Cash App? Square?

FlossTech professionals Derrick Gerstmann and RJ Jones will explain these “electronic wallets” and will briefly discuss the pros and cons of using apps with online banking.  Learn how to use the apps, how to practice safety measures, and what to do with the apps to make your life easier and more manageable. Free and open to the community.

Monday, June 10, 1:00 – 2:30 PM

Come learn about Smart Homes and Smart Security, and why they are so beneficial in this day and age.  Derrick Gerstmann and RJ Jones from FlossTech will introduce how to use the equipment (in a secure way that discourages hackers), the pros and cons of their use, and some features to look for with various brands available.  Learn why a lot of the negative buzz around these products is incorrect.  Free and open to the community.

Open to all.

Location: The Center

Money & You With Jorgen Vik

Money & You With Jorgen Vik

Tuesday, May 14, 2019 | 10:00-11:30am

Tuesday, May 14, 10:00 - 11:30 AM

How to Select A Financial Advisor - How on earth do you know if you're a fit with a prospective advisor?  What questions do you ask?  What resources are available when researching financial advisors?  Come and join in the conversation.  Free and open to the community.

Tuesday, June 11, 10:00 - 11:30 AM

Fund Investing - How do you select investment funds suitable for you?  Should you use mutual funds or exchange traded funds, or both?  We'll take the mystery out of fund investing.  Free and open to the community.

 

Jorgen Vik, CFP®, is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and partner of the SKV Group, LLC, a Charlottesville based wealth management company. Jorgen has worked in the financial services industry since 2001. Investment products and services are offered through Wells Fargo Advisors Financial Network, LLC (WFAFN), Member SIPC. SKV Group is a separate entity from WFAFN.

Open to all.

Location: The Center

Fee: free

Socrates Cafe™

Socrates Cafe™

Thursday, May 16, 2019 | 3:00-5:00pm

Socrates Café is a group of people who are interested in discussing topics which arouse philosophical ideas and thoughts among the members of the group. Any source is fair game, from education to politics, religion to cultural attitudes; lively discussion takes place no mattter what the topic. Chris Phillips, author and co-founder of The Society for Philosophical Inquiry, developed the idea of Socrates Café™ to do as Socrates did, bring philosophy to the every day individual: “It's a dialogue where people discover their unique philosophical perspectives and worldviews as they lock hearts and minds with other people.” Join our gatherings at which participants propose and choose the questions and take turns facilitating the discussions.

To learn more about the concept, visit www.philosopher.org.

Members only.

Location: The Center

Fee: free

Elder Law with Attorney Doris Gelbman

Elder Law with Attorney Doris Gelbman

Tuesday, May 21, 2019 | 10:00-11:00am

Tuesday, May 21, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

What is Probate?  Why You Should Avoid It!  Many people think that by creating a will is all they need to do to arrange for the smooth transfer of their wealth, or anything else.  But what actually happens when you die?  Who takes over and manages your "stuff"?  Attorney Doris Gelbman will address the issues of probate and administering a probate estate, and how it all can be avoided.  What happens when a will is disputed?  Free and open to the community.

Tuesday, June 18, 10:00 - 11:30 AM

Taking Care Of Mom:  Dealing with Multiple Family Members - Who is in Charge?

When several people are involved in caring for an aging person, intentions may all be good, but everyone might not be on the same page.  Disagreements can lead to serious conflict and the loser is always the one most in need of care.  In this session, we'll explore who can make decisions on behalf of another and how that legal authority may occur.  Join in this important discussion on how to avoid family conflicts and ensure you get the care you need.  Free and open to the community.

Open to all.

Location: The Center

Fee: free

Planning for Your Retirement

Planning for Your Retirement

Tuesday, September 10, 2019 | 6:00-8:00pm

This four-week program meets on consecutive Tuesdays, September 10, 17, 24, and October 1, 6:00 – 8:00 PM

This course will be repeated on Thursdays, October 3, 10, 17, and 24, 5:30 – 7:30 PM

Cost is $20 for the four-week series.  Scholarships are available.

Primarily aimed at those approaching retirement or even just thinking about it, this training is designed to teach the benefits and risks of investing.  Jorgen Vik, Certified Financial Planner professional and Partner with SKV Group, will introduce specialized vocabulary associated with different types of investing and will explore the impacts of the economy and financial markets on investing. Participants will be introduced to the process of creating a retirement budget that plans for inflation and predicts future income and expenses. They will discover their own risk tolerance, how relationships affect money, and ways to align investments with personal financial goals as well as gain an ability to estimate retirement income and calculate net worth.  Learn how to create a portfolio that will work for you to allow you to have the retirement when and how you’ve imagined it.  Please register in advance at the Welcome Desk or online.

*Investment products and services are offered through Wells Fargo Advisors Financial Network, LLC (WFAFN), Member SIPC. SKV Group is a separate entity from WFAFN.

Open to all.

Location: The Center

Pay for this event online

Planning for Your Retirement

Tuesdays, Sept 10 - Oct 1 $20.00
Thursdays, Oct 3 - Oct 24 $20.00