Sanford Center for Aging announces spring educational talk series

Talks are free and open to the public

By Anne McMillin, APR

RENO, Nev.-The Sanford Center for Aging's Senior Outreach Services will offer a monthly educational talk series for seniors and senior care-takers this spring according to the following schedule:

  • Feb. 14 - Join Jay Wildgrove, president of the Northern Nevada Activity Professionals Association, who will discuss senior sensory perception as it relates to communication and relationships in his talk, "Sensory Splash."
  • March 14 - Adrienne Hardt, massage therapist, and Coral Brus, the "Handy Ma'am," will tell their story of how they opened their home and hearts to a 90-year-old, in their talk, "The Joys of 'Adopting' a 90-year-old."
  • April 11 - Washoe County Sheriff Chuck Allen will hold the final talk in the spring series entitled, "Don't be a Target - Get Informed." He will discuss common dangers facing seniors such as phone scams, along with other situational safety tips. All three talks in the spring series will be held at 10 a.m. in the Laxalt Auditorium in the Nelson Building at 401 West 2nd Street in Reno. Talks will last an hour, and a light breakfast will be provided starting an hour before each scheduled talk time.

Those interested in attending should contact Sina Ward at (775)784-7506 or sinaw@unr.edu at least four days before the scheduled talk.

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