Lectures to Stimulate the Mind
Free Programs Explore History, Health, Politics and Twins
Jan. 30, 2012 :: No. 79
From the IRS to marine life and from robotic surgery to twins, Cal State Fullerton’s Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) explores these and other topics in a series of free, public programs, during the first quarter of 2012.
Presenters include Cal State Fullerton faculty members, as well as practicing physicians and other community members.
Cal State Fullerton’s Ruby Gerontology Center (unless otherwise noted)
800 N. State College Blvd., Fullerton, CA 92831
Best of Eclectics I — 10 a.m.-noon, alternate Tuesdays
Jan. 31— “The Rise and Fall of the Ottoman Empire” with Charles Frazee, CSUF emeritus professor of history
Feb. 14 — “Domesticating Humans With Shame: How Confucianism Creates Social Harmony in China” with Ryan Nichols, CSUF associate professor of philosophy
Feb. 28 — “Plato and Aristotle: Two Approaches to the Good Life” by Jeff Mason, CSUF lecturer in philosophy
March 13 — “Between the Lines: Cultural Heritage of Michoacán, Mexico” by Tricia Gabany-Guerrero, CSUF assistant professor of anthropology
April 3 — “Southern California’s Ocean and Marine Life” with Larry Fukuhara, programs director, Cabrillo Marine Aquarium
Medical Series at Morningside — 7-9 p.m. Wednesdays
Co-sponsored with the Golden Hearts Group at St. Jude Medical Center and Morningside Retirement Community. Program location: 800 Morningside Drive, Fullerton 92835
Feb. 1 — “Foot and Ankle Problems” presented by Marie Keplinger, doctor of podiatry, St. Jude Heritage Medical Group
Feb. 15 — “Hypertension” with internal medical specialist Brad Borsari, St. Jude Heritage Medical Group
Feb. 29 — “Tools for Attaining Good Health” by Alan Borsari, founder of the St. Jude Congestive Heart Failure Clinic, and Keith Golay, clinical psychologist
March 14 — “The ‘Eyes’ Have It” with ophthalmologist Clifford Terry, St. Jude Medical Center
April 4 — “Heart Valve Surgery” with cardiovascular surgeon Carlos Del Campo, St. Jude Medical Center
Transitions in Retirement Essentials — 9:30 a.m.-noon, Saturdays
Feb. 4 — “Benefits of Using Social Media in Retirement” with Brenden Sparks, CSUF Web communications specialist
Feb. 11 — “Planning Your Family Reunions: Celebrating Our Past, Present and Future” by Nancy M. Huebotter, gerontology lecturer
Feb. 18 — “Grow it Now for Spring” with Orange County Master Gardener representatives
Feb. 25 — “Past, Present and Future of Robotic Surgery” by urologist Ali Alavi of St. Jude Medical Center
March 3 — “Physical Therapy — Why Do We Hurt and What Can We Do About It?” with physical therapist Kristine L. Boyle-Walker of Wilcox Physical Rehabilitation Center
March 10 — “New Retiree Housing, Needs and Choices” by Judy Hirou, seniors real estate specialist, Century 21 Discover, and Jacqueline Lauder, director of education, Orange County Council on Aging
March 17 — “Overview of Life Storybook Workshop” with Jane Moon
March 24 — “Men’s Health” presented by endocrinologist John Gilbert, St. Jude Heritage Medical Group, and urologist Derrick Marinelli, St. Jude Medical Center
April 7 — “Planning and Creating a Bucket List for Travel in Retirement” with Thomas A. Jackson, president, World Travel Bureau Inc.
April 14 — “Hearing and Hearing Aids: What You Need to Know” by Jane Steckler, clinical and rehabilitative audiologist, Practical Hearing
Medical Series at the Fullerton Elks Club — 9-11 a.m. Wednesdays
Co-sponsored with the Golden Hearts Group at St. Jude Medical Center and the Fullerton Elks Club.
All speakers are from St. Jude Heritage Medical or St. Jude Medical centers.
Program location: 1451 N. Brea Blvd., Fullerton
Feb. 8 — “Memory Loss With Aging” by neurologist Johanna Rosenthal
Feb. 22 — “Oh, My Achin’ Back!!” with William Ko, pain management specialist
March 7 — “Chronic Pulmonary Disease” by pulmonologist and internist James Hardeman
March 21 — “Sleep Disorders” with Brian Koffman, family practitioner and lecturer
April 11 — “Headache” by neurologist Kiran Bath
Best of the Eclectics II — 1:15-3:15 p.m., alternate Thursdays
Feb. 9 — “The Golden Age of Jazz in L.A.” presented by William Thomson, emeritus professor of music and former dean of the USC School of Music
Feb. 23 — “Someone Else’s Twin: The True Story of Babies Switched at Birth” presented by Nancy Segal, CSUF professor of psychology and the 2005 Outstanding Professor Award recipient
March 8 — “Tales From the Dark Side — How to Get In and Out of Trouble With the IRS” by tax attorney Robert Schriebman
March 22 — “Bugs, Germs and Genes: Health and Disease in Human Populations of the Past” with Barbra E. Erickson, CSUF associate professor of anthropology
April 12 — “The Pasco Report for Spring 2012” with Jean Pasco, director of the Orange County Archives and former political staff writer for the Los Angeles Times and Orange County Register
OLLI at Cal State Fullerton is a self-governing university support group of about 1,350 retired and semiretired individuals dedicated to the pursuit of lifelong learning.
Pamela McLaren, Public Affairs, 657-278-4851 or email@example.com