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Seminars

SEMINARS

Education on Every Topic – Free!

Join us for The Legacy Lineup Lifelong Learning Seminars offering a variety of topics at no cost! Seminars are scheduled every other Tuesday at 11 a.m. Parking is free. Please RSVP to 412-635-8080 to reserve a seat or for weather cancellations.

  • Live Life, Love Country

    Cost:  Free

    Date:  Tuesday, May 9, 2017 - 11 a.m.

    Speaker: Elaine H. Berkowitz, DMD

    Dr. Elaine Berkowitz, UPMC 2016 Caregiver Champion, is a decorated member of numerous military and dental organizations. She recently retired from the Army Reserves after 38 years of service and four deployments. Berkowitz practices Geriatric and Special Needs dentistry on behalf of home-bound patients. She recently published her autobiography, “Live Life…Love Country.” Dr. Berkowitz will share stories and photographs from her inspiring life with her signature wit and charming humor.

  • A Taste of New Orleans – Ragtime Music with Bryan Wright

    Cost:  Free

    Date:  Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 11 a.m.

    Performer: Bryan Wright, PhD

    Join us as we explore the beauty, history and culture New Orleans, Louisiana. We will show a 1/2 hour film on New Orleans and follow with a performance of ragtime music by Bryan S. Wright, PhD, pianist, and musicologist specializing in ragtime and early jazz piano styles.

  • Brain Health Retreat

    Cost:  Free

    Date:  Tuesday, June 6, 2017 – 1 to 5 p.m.

    Speaker: Dr. Paul Nussbaum, PhD, ABPP, President and Founder: Brain Health Center

    Spend an interactive afternoon with Dr. Nussbaum and his Brain Health Center staff learning the importance of nutrition, meditation and stretching. Dr. Nussbaum will speak on Building Brain Resilience: How to reduce the risk of dementia, latest research on dementia, brain health lifestyle including diet, exercise and meditation, and using the Fit Brain App. RSVP is required to 412-635-8080.

  • An All American Story

    Cost:  Free

    Date:  Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 11 a.m.

    Speaker: Robert T. (Kip) Jones, Jr., MD, Radiologist (retired), UPMC Mercy Hospital

    The inspirational tale of a woman who lost her first husband during WWII, then went back to find his resting place, and trace his tracks during the Normandy invasion almost 60 years after his death.

  • Day of Health for Seniors – Presented by: UPMC for Life and UPMC Senior Communities

    Cost:  Free

    Date:  Tuesday, July 11, 2017 - 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

    Speaker: Dr. Michael Parkinson is Senior Medical Director of Health and Productivity for UPMC Health.

    UPMC for Life will be offering free screenings on body mass index, blood pressure, bone density, cholesterol, and glucose. You do not need to fast.

    Dr. Parkinson will be presenting on the following topics:

    10 – 10:30 a.m.
    Stress, Mindfulness and Your Well-Being – Understand the different ways that healthy stress and “distress” affect your body.

    11 – 11:30 a.m.
    Preventive Care: The Good, Bad and Ugly – Get the right preventive care at your next checkup.

    Noon – 12:30 p.m.
    Move It or Lose It – Find out how Jack LaLanne and Stephen Covey inspired millions of people to live long and healthy lives.

    Light refreshments will be served.

    All attendees must RSVP for the event and to schedule screenings at 412-635-8080.

  • Hollywood – The Bad Guys

    Cost:  Free

    Date:  Tuesday, July 25, 2017 - 11 a.m.

    Speaker: Tom Madden, Asylum Entertainment Director and Filmmaker

    The greatest villains, thugs, monsters and murderers who have ever appeared on the silver screen. All great heroes need a great villain and these are the greatest of all time. “Say hello to the bad guy!”