Bitcoin: Cryptocurrency and the Future

Ages 50+. Learn about cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, why they matter and how they could be important to our lives. Instructor: Aaron Andrus, Register in advance.

Location: Alder Room at Willamalane Adult Activity Center
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Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 10/31 Days: W Time: 1PM-3PM Price: Free Class #: 19366 Online Registration: Register

Understanding and Responding to Dementia

Ages 18+. Learn to decode behavioral messages, identify common behavior triggers, and strategies to help intervene with some of the most common behavioral challenges of Alzheimer’s disease. Please register in advance.

Location: Willamalane Adult Activity Center
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Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 11/29 Days: Th Time: 11:30AM-1PM Price: Free Class #: 19404 Online Registration: Register

Stroke: Be Prepared

Ages 18+. Stroke program manager at PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center-RiverBend, Diane Soik, MSN, APRN, BC CPHQ, will describe how to recognize a stroke, what to do about it and give you time to practice your new skills. SHMC RB is a certified Primary Stroke Center. Register in advance.

Location: Willamalane Adult Activity Center
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Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 12/14 Days: F Time: 2PM-3PM Price: Free Class #: 19392 Online Registration: Register

Probiotics: Whole Body Health Begins in Your Gut

Ages 18+. Your gut bacteria influence how every part of your bodyworks: how easy you lose or gain weight, how your immune system functions, even your ability to focus! Register in advance.

Location: Willamalane Adult Activity Center
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Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 10/25 Days: Th Time: 2PM-3PM Price: Free Class #: 19398 Online Registration: Register

Hands Only CPR

Ages 18+. Hands Only CPR can save a life. Most people who experience cardiac arrest at home, work or in a public location die because they don’t receive immediate CPR from someone on the scene. As a bystander, don’t be afraid. You can help someone until Emergency Medical Services arrives. Register in advance.

Location: Willamalane Adult Activity Center
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Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 10/12 Days: F Time: 2PM-3PM Price: Free Class #: 19403 Online Registration: Register

Fight Back Against Stress

Ages 18+. While it’s impossible to remove all stress from your life, incorporating a few specific nutrients into your diet can help you deal with life’s many holiday season stressors. Register in advance.

Location: Willamalane Adult Activity Center
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Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 11/28 Days: W Time: 2PM-3PM Price: Free Class #: 19394 Online Registration: Register

Eating Well on a Tight Budget

Ages 18+. Whether you preserve a lot of your own produce, buy in bulk, or just shop week-to-week, come and learn some tips for eating well on the cheap by eating with the seasons and cooking simple, wholesome and quick meals with local, fresh produce. Learn local sources of in-season produce, how to track and plan seasonally, and how to incorporate your own preserved foods or bulk purchases.Whether you preserve a lot of your own produce, buy in bulk, or just shop week-to-week, come and learn some tips for eating well on the cheap by eating with the seasons and cooking simple, wholesome and quick meals with local, fresh produce. Learn local sources of in-season produce, how to track and plan seasonally, and how to incorporate your own preserved foods or bulk purchases. Please register in advance.

Location: Willamalane Adult Activity Center
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Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 9/28 Days: F Time: 2PM-3:30PM Price: Free Class #: 19349 Online Registration: Register

Memory Loss and Dementia

Ages 18+. Learn about detection, causes, risk factors, stages and treatment of Alzheimer’s disease. This program is designed to help you understand the difference between normal age-related memory changes and more serious memory problems that should be evaluated by a medical professional. Learn about detection, causes, risk factors, stages and treatment of Alzheimer’s disease. This program is designed to help you understand the difference between normal age-related memory changes and more serious memory problems that should be evaluated by a medical professional.

Location: Willamalane Adult Activity Center
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Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 9/27 Days: Th Time: 11:30AM-1PM Price: Free Class #: 19370 Online Registration: Register

Dementia Conversations

Ages 18+. This lecture will offer helpful tips to assist families with difficult conversations related to dementia, including going to the doctor, deciding when to stop driving, and making legal and financial plans. Please register in advance.

Location: Willamalane Adult Activity Center
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Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 10/25 Days: Th Time: 11:30AM-1PM Price: Free Class #: 19393 Online Registration: Register

The Parable Blueprint

Ages 18+. Find out about a significant literary discovery. Local independent scholar, Anne Kanno, shares her project with us. Ancient Near Eastern, Classical and Biblical texts were written using an identical literary structure. This structure is all about comparisons for wisdom purposes. Learn about how the parable blueprint works by looking at a variety of texts. Please register in advance.

Location: Willamalane Adult Activity Center
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Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 11/1 Days: Th Time: 2PM-3PM Price: Free Class #: 19395 Online Registration: Register

Oregon Through its Historic Cemeteries

Ages 18+. Learn some interesting Oregon stories through the lens of historic cemeteries. These cemeteries encapsulate the long history of a community – social, health, political and other history beyond biographies can be explored. Your next cemetery visit will be a whole new experience. Presenter Kuri Gill is the coordinator for the State Historic Cemeteries Program, supporting individuals and organizations in the preservation and interpretation of Oregon’s historic cemeteries. Register in advance.

Location: Willamalane Adult Activity Center
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Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 10/18 Days: Th Time: 2PM-3PM Price: Free Class #: 19401 Online Registration: Register

It’s Never Too Late to Live the Life You Want

Ages 50+. A 90-year-old man just found true love. An 83-year-old women just quit smoking. People in their 70s are making new dreams come true. It really is never too late to live the life you want and you don’t even have to know what that life is yet—you just need to be willing. There is more happiness, joy and adventure waiting to be experienced. Instructor: Carolyn Higgins.

Location: Willamalane Adult Activity Center
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Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 11/7-11/28 Days: W Time: 1PM-3PM Price: $15.00 IDIn-district / $18.00 ODOut-of-district Class #: 19217 Online Registration: Register

The A, B, C and D’s of Medicare

Ages 50+. Medicare is a critical source of health insurance for 44 million Americans. If you are new to Medicare or will be enrolling in the near future, this lecture will provide the basic knowledge needed to understand the often confusing process of the Medicare system to make informed choices. Register in advance.

Location: Willamalane Adult Activity Center
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Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 10/4 Days: Th Time: 2PM-3PM Price: Free Class #: 19396 Online Registration: Register

Laughter Yoga

Ages 18+. Laughter yoga is a new twist on an ancient practice. Not only does it increase happiness, but it also strengthens the immune system, reduces pain and lowers stress. Instead of using humor, laughter is initiated through creative exercise. Practitioners do not have to master any of the traditional yoga postures. They simply need to laugh. Join Sandra Jeffs for this free workshop!

Location: Willamalane Adult Activity Center
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Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 12/6 Days: Th Time: 4PM-4:45PM Price: Free Class #: 19425 Online Registration: Register

Tech Trends Q&A

Ages 50+. What’s new? What’s coming? Technology evolves at a rapid pace; keep yourself in the loop by attending this quarterly review of current tech trends and their implications. We?ll talk about things like new products, social media, upcoming trends and the effects of media on society.Instructor: Aaron Andrus. Although this is a FREE seminar, please register in advance.

Location: Willamalane Adult Activity Center
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Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 11/27 Days: Tu Time: 2PM-3PM Price: Free Class #: 19622 Online Registration: Register

Legal Advice

Ages 50+. Attorney Bill Atwood provides legal information and advice in monthly group sessions. Register in advance.

Advance directives reviews the Oregon Advance Directive, which appoints a health care representative and ensures that patients’ wishes regarding medical treatment are carried out, should they be unable to communicate them to a doctor.

Wills and Trusts will discuss the different methods that can be used to transfer property upon death, including wills, trusts, payable on death and joint ownership.

Location: Willamalane Adult Activity Center
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Calendar: + Calendar Dates: Advance Directives: 9/19 Days: W Time: 3PM-4PM Price: Free Class #: 19351 Online Registration: Register
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: Advance Directives: 11/21 Days: W Time: 3PM-4PM Price: Free Class #: 19365 Online Registration: Register
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: Wills & Trusts: 10/17 Days: W Time: 3PM-4PM Price: Free Class #: 19362 Online Registration: Register
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: Wills & Trusts: 12/19 Days: W Time: 3PM-4PM Price: Free Class #: 19367 Online Registration: Register

Improve Your Balance with Cindy O’Brien

Ages 18+. Join Cindy O’Brien for this one-hour workshop on how balance works, why it is so important and ways to improve yours. Better balance can help you live longer and stronger! Presenter: Cindy O’Brien, CPT-NASM. Register in advance.

Location: Willamalane Adult Activity Center
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Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 9/22 Days: Sa Time: 9AM-10AM Price: $19.00 IDIn-district / $25.00 ODOut-of-district Class #: 19270 Online Registration: Register

Having Fun Over the Holidays

Ages 50+. It’s time to have your best holidays ever, where you truly experience the beauty and merriment of the season. Learn how to be the source of your own happiness, a skill that can carry over into any time of the year. It’s a lot easier than you think and doesn’t require a lot of time or hard work. In fact, it’s quite fun and delightful! Instructor: Carolyn Higgins.

Location: Willamalane Adult Activity Center
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Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 12/12 Days: W Time: 1PM-3PM Price: $5.00 IDIn-district / $7.00 ODOut-of-district Class #: 19218 Online Registration: Register