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Regirer Series on Aging Well

The Regirer Series on Aging Well focuses on health and wellness topics, including legal and financial issues, relevant to those "50 and better." We are grateful for the generous grant from the Walter W. Regirer and Maria Teresa Regirer Foundation, which supports this popular Series.

Upcoming Courses

Courses

Get certified! Learn the valuable skills of administering CPR and using an AED. Sign up for this course to gain the knowledge and skill set required to be certified in both. Fees are non-refundable unless we are able to fill the slot


Wednesday, 717, Special Programs Building, Classroom 156 ( No seats currently available )
Uncover the backstory to the birth of Artificial Intelligence intersecting with visual art. From the middle of the 20th century, electronic compositions paved the way for artists, engineers, and technologists to lay the foundations upon which today's visual worlds seemingly construct themselves. Peer past the threshold of tomorrow as we enter an era promising to augment human capabilities, yet posing ethical and philosophical questions that interweave the past with the dawn of a new age.


Tuesday, Aug 13, Synchronous Online
Due to illness, the instructor has cancelled for this semester. Have you found some of your ancestors, collected information, started a family tree... and want to do more? This class will help you make sense of what you have, expand your research skills, learn to use more advanced tools and techniques, and broaden your knowledge of genealogical resources. The goal is to build on what you have already done and add to the depth and breadth of your family history.


Mondays and Thursdays, 7/8, 11, 15, 18, TBD - UR Campus
Due to illness, the instructor has cancelled for this semester. Have you ever wanted to trace your family history, but didn't know how to begin, or became overwhelmed when you did? Then, this class is for you. Learn how to set goals and stay organized; use basic research tools, techniques, and reliable sources; and ways to ensure you have the facts. The goal is to give you skills and resources to begin discovering your ancestors and their true stories.


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The Byzantine pattern is known as one of the basic chain maille weaves, but we'll only use half of the weave to create this every day sterling silver bracelet or necklace. Bring your good eyesight, PATIENCE, a 'can do' attitude, and be ready to have some fun. Some 'homework' will be required between the two class dates.


Tuesdays, July 23 and 30, Special Programs Building, Classroom 156
Come to this class to learn about the long-term health benefits of just moving! BeMovedŽ embraces the joy of dance with people of all movement abilities. Movement expressed through dance and music has a transformative power that enriches a person's well-being above and beyond the well-known physical fitness benefits. BeMovedŽ is a dance fitness experience that begins with easy-to-follow therapeutic movements that flow into dance styles inspired by a wide variety of musical genres.


Mondays, June 10, 17, 24, July 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, Aug 5, 19, 26 (skip Aug 12), THC, Alice Haynes Room (7 seats (19%) remaining)
A person living with Alzheimer's or other dementia doesn't have to give up the activities that he or she loves. Many activities can be modified to the person's ability. Join us as we talk about simple, fun activities you can do together that are great ways to connect with your loved one. We will share activities that one can do throughout all the stages of dementia.


Monday, Aug 5, Synchronous Online
Let's talk about planning for the future. How can you be sure you estate plans are carried out properly? Topics will include medical directives, powers of attorney, wills and trusts. Elder Law will also be discussed. Questions are welcome!


Tuesday, Aug 13, TBD - UR Campus
Explore the anatomy and physiology of the eyes and brain, optical illusions, shadows and light, forms and space, artists' tricks, the magic of color, and things 'seen' that aren't real, things 'unseen' that are!


Tuesdays, July 30 and Aug 6, GOTW, Auditorium Room A001 ( No seats currently available )
As women move through stages of life from pregnancy and childbirth to menopause and beyond, their bladders and pelvic floors often go through changes as well. It's quite common to experience bladder leakage and pelvic floor discomfort due to these changes. In fact, it happens to one in three women. But just because these are common issues does not mean a woman should have to 'just live with them.'


Wednesday, Aug 14, Synchronous Online
The Age Wave is upon us! This year, 2024, is the peak year for Boomers turning 65. Beginning next year, 10,000 Americans will begin turning 80 everyday. Instead of only focusing on all the challenges associated with aging, we will celebrate the positive sides of aging and show why there is no better time to be a Boomer!


Monday, 7/22, TBD - UR Campus
With all the paperwork surrounding your finances, what should you keep? What should you throw out? In this seminar, let's get organized together. We'll show you a quick, clear path to figuring out what you need.


Monday, 7/15, BUS, Ukrop Auditorium Q162 (13 seats (13%) remaining)
The UR Computer/Technology Help Desk is available to Osher members, but do you really know what services it provides? Join this session to find out how to take full advantage of this great benefit of Osher membership.


Monday, Aug 12, Synchronous Online (14 seats (14%) remaining)
Thinking about downsizing but don't know where to start? Join this session and learn how to prepare, organize, and jumpstart your downsizing journey. These ten tips to downsizing will make the process seem achievable and dare we say, fun?! There's no better time than right now to start!


Monday, 7/22, GOTW, Auditorium Room A001 (1 seats (1%) remaining)
Take a walking tour of the UR campus, named the nation's most beautiful campus in the Princeton Review's most recent college guide. Learn about the history of the University, enjoy the beautiful landscaping and architecture, and hear some stories along the way. The walk will be about 2.5 miles in length and will require climbing steps and walking on various surfaces. Walking shoes and water are recommended.


Thursday, July 25, THCX, Sculpture outside Modlin Center ( No seats currently available )