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Lunch and Learn

Boomers, Elders and more series: What is a Senior Care Consultant?

Jul. 13, 2012—Faculty and staff are invited to hear Robin Williams, a senior care consultant with Silverlink, give  a talk on how a senior care consultant can help with selecting a nursing home, assisted living facility, Alzheimer’s care or a retirement community for an elderly loved one. The event will take place on July 18, noon to...

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Area realtor to advise on buying your first home

Jul. 13, 2012—Sam Coleman, a Nashville area realtor with Fridrich & Clark Realty, will help answer your questions about buying your first home at a Health Plus-sponsored talk for staff and faculty on July 19. The event will take place noon to 1 p.m. at Light Hall, Room 407. Coleman will discuss the home-buying process, including contracts,...

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Frist’s Jhaveri to speak on introducing children to the arts May 17

May. 3, 2012—Vandy Moms presents a talk by Keri Jhaveri, youth and family educator at the Frist Center for the Visual Arts, about helping children enjoy their experiences with art and art museums. The event will begin at 11:30 a.m. May 17 in the Student Life Center, Room 109. Jhaveri specializes in creating interdisciplinary art experiences and...

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Lunch and Learn Event with John Geer

Apr. 19, 2012—Watch video from the April 18 Lunch and Learn Event featuring John Geer, chair of political science, speaking on “Why the Tea Party is Obama’s Ace in the Hole.” The typical view is that President Obama has been weakened by the strength of the Tea Party movement.  While the Tea Party is formidable force in American...

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Thinking Out of the (Lunch) Box: ‘Recovering Lost Voices’ May 2

Apr. 17, 2012—The “Thinking Out of the (Lunch) Box: Conversations with a Philosophical Flavor” series hosted by David Wood continues May 2 with a discussion led by Mona Frederick, executive director of the Robert Penn Warren Center for the Humanities at Vanderbilt, and Kate Rattner, the Warren Center’s activities coordinator. Mona Frederick The topic will be “Recovering Lost...

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Vandy Moms lunch and learn: Reading difficulties in children April 19

Apr. 12, 2012—Do you have questions about your child’s reading abilities or special concerns about reading disorders? Join the Vandy Moms group on Thursday, April 19,  at 11:30 a.m. for a presentation by Laurie Cutting, associate professor of special education, psychology, radiology and pediatrics at  Vanderbilt. Cutting will discuss reading development and disorders in elementary school age ...

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Lunch and learn session on self-care March 1

Feb. 23, 2012—Learn self-care techniques at the Occupational Health Center’s lunch-and-learn session March 1.    

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Lunch and Learn: Veterans aid presentation

Sep. 16, 2011—A representative from the Department of Veterans Affairs will speak about the benefits available to veterans and their spouses and explain the application process. The talk will take place Wednesday, Sept. 21, from noon to 12:45 p.m. in Light Hall, Room 439. This presentation is part of the Boomers, Elders and More series. The Vanderbilt...

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Lunch and learn: A hands-on approach to what home health providers do

May. 11, 2011—On May 18, there will be a Lunch and Learn seminar from noon to 12:45 p.m. in Room 407 of Light Hall. This month’s topic is on home health services and will include services that are available for both skilled and non-skilled care. The panel will consist of three non-skilled providers and three skilled care...

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Ground travel planning seminar to be held

Apr. 18, 2011—All are invited to an informative bag Lunch and Learn designed to educate, inform and enhance Vanderbilt ground transportation travel planning. “Transportation Tips 101 – Easiest Class at Vanderbilt,” will be led by Grand Avenue Chauffeured Transportation travel expert and Vanderbilt Alum M.J. Garrett, and the 45-minute session will be offered 6 six times over...

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Older adults gear up for fall classes with Vanderbilt’s Osher Lifelong Learning

Aug. 4, 2010—Media regulation in an ultra-wired society, the neurology of sleep, the Vietnam War, and great singers and their songs are among the diverse topics included in the fall term of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Vanderbilt. All older adults with an interest in lifelong learning can sign up for the non-credit classes, which take...

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