Target Audience Codes:

  • GS – Grade Schools
  • HS – High Schools
  • AG – Adult Groups

MON/RAND – Speaker will travel to Monroe/Randolph Counties

BELIZE CHILDREN’S PROJECT

Learn about the Belize Children’s Project which provides medical assistance to children from Belize.

Eugene Verdu, Retired
Target Audiences: AG

BEREAVEMENT: SUPPORTING EACH OTHER IN THE JOURNEY OF GRIEF AND LOSS

This interactive presentation highlights stages of grief and risk factors for depression. Those attending are encouraged to interact with the facilitator and each other regarding their grief experience. Community resources for grief support are discussed.

Jodi Gardner, Geriatric Counselor,
PSOP Target Audiences: AG
MON/RAND

COMPASSION FATIGUE: STRESSES AND SOLUTIONS FOR THOSE WHO TAKE CARE OF OTHERS

This presentation can be targeted for professional caregivers as well as family members or friends that take care of loved ones. Caregiving stress is real and can be detrimental if not monitored and managed. Warning signs and stress management techniques are discussed.

Jodi Gardner, Geriatric Counselor, PSOP
Target Audiences: AG
MON/RAND

DO YOU KNOW SOMEONE WHO CAN NO LONGER HEAR ON THE PHONE?

FREE amplified phones are available for anyone, any age that has a hearing impairment (deaf, hard of hearing, late deafened, etc.) This service is offered through the college’s Programs and Services for Older Persons.

Pat Etling, RSVP Volunteer Coordinator
Target Audience: AG

HEALTHY LIFESTYLES

Positive attitudes along with fun, exercise and diet provide a means to live longer, healthier and happier lives.

Mary Rose Grant, Adjunct Faculty
Target Audiences: AG

IS RATIONAL THINKING IN YOUR JOB DESCRIPTION?

This presentation will assist individuals in using their thoughts in an emotionally healthy way by understanding how emotions are created, maintained and changed.

Ray Moddrell, Retired Counselor
Target Audiences: GS, HS, AG
MON/RAND

JUST LAUGH A LITTLE: ADD SOME HUMOR TO YOUR LIFE!

For many employees, a good part of every workday is now spent at tension levels that are worsening job performance and the quality of service provided. We now know there is no more effective tool than humor to quickly reduce tension and re-energize efforts to complete the task.

Donna Moody, Former Minority Transfer and
Multicultural Student Services Center Director
Target Audiences: AG

MEMORY LOSS IN THE OLDER ADULT

This presentation educates older adults and caregivers of older adults about lifestyle changes caused by dementia. Life enjoyment, safety issues, caregiver tips and community resources are discussed.

Jodi Gardner, Geriatric Counselor, PSOP
Target Audiences: AG
MON/RAND

STRESS AND DEPRESSION MANAGEMENT IN THE OLDER ADULT

This presentation educates older adults and caregivers of older adults about the risk of depression in those over the age of 60. Causes of stress and depression, warning signs, and mental-health wellness techniques are discussed.

Jodi Gardner, Geriatric Counselor, PSOP
Target Audiences: AG
MON/RAND

WHAT’S YOUR THINKING STYLE?

Learn to understand your “thinking style.” If you “do what you think,” then learn to understand why (your thinking style)… you’ll understand why you do what you do! Great audience interaction in this session.

Mary Rose Grant, Adjunct Faculty
Target Audiences: AG