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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.

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    Poetry Revealing Life Experiences

    Cost:  Free

    Date:  Tuesday, July 19, 2016 - 11:00 a.m.

    Speaker: Dr. Sam Hazo, author of poetry, fiction, essays and plays, founder and director of the International Poetry Forum in Pittsburgh and Pennsylvania’s first State Poet.

    Dr. Hazo believes that a poem is the poet’s ways of coming to terms with an experience. In doing so, the poet reveals the meaning of the experience to himself and others whose experience may be similar.

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    Day of Health for Seniors

    Cost:  Free

    Date:  Tuesday, August 2, 2016 - 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

    Presented by: UPMC Health Plan and UPMC Senior Communities

    UPMC Health Plan will be offering free screenings on body mass index, blood pressure, bone density, cholesterol and glucose. Fasting blood sugars are not necessary for the screenings.

    Guest Speaker: Dr. Michael Parkinson, Senior Medical Director of Health and Productivity for UPMC Health Plan.

    Dr. Parkinson will be presenting on the following topics:

    10 – 10:30 a.m. Top Ten Ways to Improve Your Health and Care
    Learn how to take control of your health and prevent diseases based on lifestyle choices. Making small changes now can help you stay healthy in the long-term.

    11 – 11:30 a.m. Food is the Best Medicine
    Learn what you eat and how it’s prepared can prevent, treat and even reverse some common medical conditions. Understand the common misperceptions about “healthy” and “unhealthy” foods.

    Noon – 12:30 p.m. Partnering with Your Doctor
    Understand why it’s important to get more involved in your medical choices. Learn the steps to create a plan for your care to achieve better health.

    All attendees must RSVP to schedule screenings at 877-539-3080.

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    Osteoarthritis of the Hand

    Cost:  Free

    Date:  Tuesday, August 16, 2016 - 11 a.m.

    Speaker: Dr. Trenton M. Gause, orthopedic surgeon at Tri-Rivers Musculoskeletal Centers and Chairman of orthopedic surgery at UPMC Passavant and Georgette Fogg, certified hand therapist

    Understand the etiology, common symptoms, and treatment of osteoarthritis of the hand and what you can do to manage your pain to remain active. This will be
    an educational presentation for those who have hand arthritis or want to learn more about this disease. We will allow time for questions and answers that pertain to arthritis.

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    George Washington Walked Here

    Cost:  Free

    Date:  Tuesday, August 30, 2016 - 11 a.m.

    Speaker: Gary Augustine, historian

    George Washington made six treks into the wilderness of Western Pennsylvania. Join the speaker in exploring Washington’s forty-year association with Western Pennsylvania.

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    Wealth Management

    Cost:  Free

    Date:  Tuesday, September 13, 2016 - 11 a.m.

    Speakers: Brian Catale, Brian Catale and Associates, Retirement Planning and Wealth Preservation

    We will discuss different ways of: preserving assets, injecting income, planning to pay for age related expenses, being able to write off medical expenses on tax returns and using your retirement plan to pay for medical expenses and reducing taxes. We will show you how to double or triple the value of your IRA or 401K to help pay for assisted living and/or nursing facility expenses. You will also learn what accounts you should start taking income from first in retirement, how to pass on your assets to the next generation with little or no cost; how to reduce or eliminate income tax and inheritance tax and how to protect your accounts from fraud.

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    Fashion Over 60

    Cost:  Free

    Date:  Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 11 a.m.

    Speaker: Suzanne Mauro, AICI, fashion & media stylist, webcaster, blogger, author, style editorial contributor, on-air fashion editor, fashion instructor for the Art Institute of Pittsburgh

    Just because you are over 60 does not mean you can’t be stylish. Fashion for those individuals is about finding the perfect balance between looking and feeling your best. Suzanne will discuss and demonstrate best dresses, shoes, jeans and more for women and men over 60.

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    Medicare 101

    Cost:  Free

    Date:  Tuesday, October 11, 2016 - 11 a.m.

    Speaker: Claudia A. Tyler, Manager, Medicare Brokerage Sales, UPMC for Life

    Medicare 101 will provide an overview of the different parts of Medicare, including the Medicare Advantage Programs, which are optional plans that Medicare patients may choose to pay for separately.

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    Haunted Roads of Western Pennsylvania

    Cost:  Free

    Date:  Tuesday, October 25, 2016 - 11 a.m.

    Speaker: Thomas White, University Archivist and Adjunct Professor of History at Duquesne University, Adjunct Professor of History at La Roche College

    There are ghostly travelers who forever wander the lonely roads of Western Pennsylvania. A creeping fog rises from Blue Mist Road, and stories of car crashes, lynchings and even strange beasts haunt this isolated stretch outside Pittsburgh. Travel the backcountry roads and byways of Western Pennsylvania with author Thomas White to discover ghost tales and mysterious legends.