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Speakers Bureau
Currently Scheduled Presentations

The Speakers Bureau is an opportunity for your group to get the very latest information on a variety of subjects presented by local area Gurus.

These Presentations are part of our BrownBag Lunch Series, making it convenient for working folks to attend. Feel free to bring your lunch!

NO sales pitches are allowed. These are strictly educational Presentations.

Please check back regularly, we add new presentation venues often:

 

2019


JANUARY

January 3, Thursday NOON-1pm
”Start the Year on the Right Foot -
How to Prevent A Fall”
Presenter: Karen Russell, Mountain Valley
Regional Rehabilitation Hospital
Location: Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church
1202 Green Lane, Prescott

January 10, Thursday, NOON-1pm
“How to Identify, Prevent & Stop
Financial Exploitation of Vulnerable Adults”
Presenter: Chip McLaughlin
Law Offices of Chester B McLaughlin
Location: Las Fuentes Resort Village
1035 Scott Dr, Prescott

January 17, Thursday NOON-1pm
“How Dynamic Movement
Scientifically Heals Disease”
Presenter: Mary Heller, Mary Heller Dance Arts
Location: Prescott Valley Christian Church
7655 E Long Look Dr, Prescott Valley

January 24, Thursday NOON-1pm
“Healthy Living for Your Brain & Body”
Presenter: Alzheimer’s Association
Location: American Lutheran Church
1085 Scott Dr, Prescott

January 31, Thursday NOON-1pm
“Young at Heart – Aging Gracefully
Through Positive Attitude”
Presenter: Pamela Cregger, Kindred Hospice
Location: Las Fuentes Resort Village
1035 Scott Dr, Prescott

FEBRUARY

February 7, Thursday NOON-1pm
“Why Should I Update or Review My Estate Plan?”
Presenter: Chuck Walker, Walker Estate Attorneys
Location: Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church
1202 Green Ln, Prescott

February 14, Thursday NOON-1pm
“A Legacy of Love”
Presenters: Kelly Paradis & Sarah Twombly,
Good Samaritan Hospice
Location: Prescott Valley Christian Church
7655 E Long Look Dr, Prescott Valley

February 21, Thursday NOON-1pm
“Effects of Aging, Illness &
Medication on Oral Health”
Presenter: Dr Jason Campbell
Pro Solutions Family Dentistry
Location: Las Fuentes Resort Village
1035 Scott Dr, Prescott

February 28, Thursday NOON-1pm
“The Future of Medicare in Yavapai County”
Presenter: Ryan Steinert, Your Medicare Helper
Location: American Lutheran Church
1085 Scott Dr, Prescott

MARCH

March 7, Thursday NOON-1pm
“How the New Tax Laws Will
Affect Your Retirement”
Presenter: John Tillotson, Freedom Financial
Location: Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church
1202 Green Ln, Prescott

March 14, Thursday NOON-1pm
(None this week, due to Senior Expo on March 15)
March 21, Thursday NOON-1pm
“The New Reverse Mortgage –
How it Works & What it Can Do”
Presenter: Troy Simington, AAG
Location: Prescott Valley Christian Church
7655 E Long Look Dr, Prescott Valley

March 28 from NOON-1pm
“The Journey of Aging Well”
Presenter: Bonnie Shimko,
AZ Care Management Solutions
Location: American Lutheran Church
1085 Scott Dr, Prescott

(If your organization would like to host one of our Lunch Time Seminar events at your facility, please contact Debbie@SeniorConnection.us for information on how to apply.)







2018


JANUARY

January 4, Thursday NOON-1pm
"Learning to Cope with the
Emotional Stress of Chronic Illness"
Presenter: Elizabeth Page, Easing Up!
Location: Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church
1202 Green Lane, Prescott

January 11, Thursday NOON-1pm
"The Benefit of Music for Those Who
Suffer from Alzheimer's"
Presenter: Dwayne LeSassier,
Dwayne's Music Ministry"
Location: Prescott Valley Christian Church
7655 E Long Look Dr, Prescott Valley

January 18, Thursday NOON-1pm
"DeCluttering & Downsizing"
Presenter: Barbara Kult, In Your Space Consulting
Location: American Lutheran Church
1085 Scott Drive, Prescott

January 25, Thursday NOON-1pm
"Natural & Safer Ways to Maintain Your Health"
Presenter: Lois Eaton, Joyful Health
Location: Las Fuentes Resort Village
1035 Scott Dr, Prescott

FEBRUARY

February 1, Thursday NOON-1pm
"Tinnitus - What's All the Buzz?"
Presenter: Dee Spitler, A2Z Hearing
Location: Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church
1202 Green Lane, Prescott

February 8, Thursday NOON-1pm
"The Basics: Memory Loss, Dementia
& Alzheimer's Disease"
Presenter: Alzheimer's Association
Location: Prescott Valley Christian Church
7655 E Long Look Dr, Prescott Valley

February 15, Thursday NOON-1pm
"Why Plan Ahead? Taking the Fear out of
Advance Funeral Planning"
Presenters: Clent Walker & Danielle Sanders -
Heritage Memory Mortuary
Location: Las Fuentes Resort Village
1035 Scott Dr, Prescott

February 22, Thursday NOON-1pm
"Estate Planning"
Presenter: Chuck Walker, Walker Estate Attorneys
Location: American Lutheran Church
1085 Scott Drive, Prescott

MARCH

March 1, Thursday NOON-1pm
Topic: "The New 2018 Reverse Mortgage"
Presenter: Bill Binkey -
The Reverse Mortgage Program
Location: Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church
1202 Green Lane, Prescott

March 8, Thursday NOON-1pm
Topic: "Deciding the Right Time to Move a Loved One
with Dementia into a Long Term Care Community"
Presenter: Melody Thomas- Morgan,
Adult Care Services/Margaret T Morris Center
Location: Prescott Valley Christian Church
7655 E Long Look Dr, Prescott Valley

March 15
None due to Senior Connection Expo

March 16, FRIDAY, 10am-3pm
"Seniors & Caregivers Conference & Expo"
Location: Liberty Traditional School
3300 N Lake Valley Rd, Prescott Valley

March 22, Thursday NOON-1pm
Topic: “The Talk: Communicating with a Loved One about Caregiving Needs"
Presenter: Alan Wikman, Synergy HomeCare
Location: Las Fuentes Resort Village
1035 Scott Dr, Prescott

March 29, Thursday NOON-1pm
Topic: "Taking Care of Yourself & Your Spouse
When Dealing With Illness"
Presenter: Karen Black-Passmore, Good Samaritan
Location: American Lutheran Church
1085 Scott Drive, Prescott

APRIL

April 5, Thursday NOON-1pm
"The Benefits of Chiropractic Care"
Presenter: Dr Robert Boehland,
Cornerstone Chiropractic
Location: Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church
1202 Green Lane, Prescott

April 12, Thursday NOON-1pm
"Medicare 101 - Making the Right Choice"
Presenter: Glenn Berkley, Humana
Location: Prescott Valley Christian Church
7655 E Long Look Dr, Prescott Valley

April 19, Thursday NOON-1pm
"Understanding Your Assisted Living
Memory Care & In-Home Care Options"
Presenter: Mark Sylvester, Care Patrol
Location: Las Fuentes Resort Village
1035 Scott Dr, Prescott

April 26, Thursday NOON-1pm
"Balance Recovery Strategies"
Presenter: Karen Russell, MVRRH
Location: American Lutheran Church
1085 Scott Drive, Prescott

MAY

May 3, Thursday NOON-1pm
"Knee Pain - Osteoarthritis Causes & Treatment"
Presenter: Dorian Lange, NAZ Pain Institute
Location: Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church
1202 Green Lane, Prescott

May 10, Thursday NOON-1pm
"Dementia Conversations - Driving,
Doctor Visits, Legal & Financial Planning"
Presenter: Carol White, Alzheimer's Assoc
Location: Prescott Valley Christian Church
7655 E Long Look Dr, Prescott Valley

May 17, Thursday NOON-1pm
"Financial Options for Long Term Care"
Presenter: Sherrin Rose, Sherrin Rose Financial
Location: Las Fuentes Resort Village
1035 Scott Dr, Prescott

May 24, Thursday NOON-1pm
"The Healing Powers of Dance"
Presenter: Mary Heller, BeMoved/Gentle BeMoved
Location: American Lutheran Church
1085 Scott Drive, Prescott

May 31, Thursday NOON-1pm
"De-Mystifying Medicare:
Clearing Up the Confusion"
Presenter: Lupe Aguilera - Brown & Brown
Location: Las Fuentes Resort Village
1035 Scott Dr, Prescott

JUNE

June 7, Thursday NOON-1pm
"Rightsizing"
Presenter: Faun Duns - Caring Transitions
Location: Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church
1202 Green Lane, Prescott

June 14, Thursday NOON-1pm
"The Art of Aging - Living With Loss"
Presenter: Susan Drysdale PhD,
Senior Issues Counseling
Location: Prescott Valley Christian Church
7655 E Long Look Dr, Prescott Valley

June 21, Thursday NOON-1pm
"Debunking the Myths of Hospice"
Presenter: Dezeray Paris - Good Samaritan Hospice
Location: Las Fuentes Resort Village
1035 Scott Dr, Prescott

June 28, Thursday NOON-1pm
"Prepare to Care - A Planning Guide
for Family Caregivers"
Presenter: AARP
Location: American Lutheran Church
1085 Scott Drive, Prescott

JULY

July 5, Thursday NOON-1pm
"Should I Stay or Go? Helping Seniors
Decide if it's Time to Sell Their Home"
Presenters: "Rhonda Johnston & Terri Kiffer,
BloomTree Realty Seniors Group
Location: Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church
1202 Green Lane, Prescott

July 12, Thursday NOON-1pm
"Estate Planning for Blended Families -
Yours, Mine & Ours"
Presenter: Chuck Walker, Walker Estate Attorneys
Location: Prescott Valley Christian Church
9655 E Long Look Dr, Prescott Valley

July 19, Thursday NOON-1pm
"Understanding & Responding to
Dementia-Related Behavior"
Presenter: Marsha Douglas, Alzheimer's Association
Location: Las Fuentes Resort Village
1035 Scott Dr, Prescott

July 26, Thursday NOON-1pm
"Golden Goals - Achieving Quality as We Age"
Presenter: Dr Sam Downing, Director of Outpatient
Palliative Medicine at YRMC
Location: American Lutheran Church
1085 Scott Dr, Prescott

AUGUST

Aug 2, Thursday NOON-1pm
"Reverse Mortgages - Dispelling the Myths"
Presenter: Rob Kanyur - Fairway Indep Mortgage Corp
Location: Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church
1202 Green Lane, Prescott

Aug 9, Thursday NOON-1pm
"Stomach Acid & Tooth Decay -
Stop the Damage, Learn the Cure"
Presenter: Dr Jason Campbell,
Pro Solutions Family Dentistry
Las Fuentes Resort Village
1035 Scott Dr, Prescott

Aug 16, Thursday NOON-1pm
"Little Known Ways to Keep Your
Brain & Body Healthy"
Presenter: Joan Baum, New Horizons Disability
Empowerment Center
Location: Prescott Valley Christian Church
9655 E Long Look Dr, Prescott Valley

Aug 23, Thursday NOON-1pm
"Financial Planning - Charting a Course to
Help Your Money Last"
Presenter: John Tillotson - Freedom Financial
Location: American Lutheran Church
1085 Scott Dr, Prescott

Aug 30, Thursday NOON-1pm
"Medicare 101"
Presenter: Glenn Berkley, Humana
Las Fuentes Resort Village
1035 Scott Dr, Prescott

SEPTEMBER

Sept 6, Thursday NOON-1pm
"Understanding Alzheimer's to Ensure
the Best Care for Your Loved One"
Presenter: Susan Wielechowski,
Circle of Life Alzheimer's Homes
Location: Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church
1202 Green Lane, Prescott

Sept 13, Thursday NOON-1pm
"From Hospital to Home -
I've Been Discharged, Now What?"
Presenter: Chris Knack - Home Care Assistance
Las Fuentes Resort Village
1035 Scott Dr, Prescott

Sept 20, Thursday NOON-1pm
"Stroke Prevention & Rehabilitation"
Presenter: Erin Aafedt , Mountain Valley
Regional Rehabilitation Hospital
Location: Prescott Valley Christian Church
9655 E Long Look Dr, Prescott Valley

Sept 27, Thursday NOON-1pm
"The Future of Medicare in Yavapai County"
Presenter: Ryan Steinert, Your Medicare Helper
Location: American Lutheran Church
1085 Scott Dr, Prescott

OCTOBER

October 4, Thursday NOON-1pm
"Helping People, Changing Lives -
The Benefits of Volunteering"
Presenter: Jacque Gorman, People Who Care
Location: Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church
1202 Green Lane, Prescott

October 11, Thursday NOON-1pm
No presentation this week. Join us at Expo instead

October 12, FRIDAY 10am-3pm
"Seniors & Caregivers Conference & Expo"
Location: Liberty Traditional School
3300 N Lake Valley Rd, Prescott Valley

October 18, Thursday NOON-1pm
"The Evolving Long Term Care Insurance Landscape"
Presenter: Gene Zilliox, MassMutual
Location: Las Fuentes Resort Village
1035 Scott Dr, Prescott

October 25, Thursday NOON-1pm
"Personal Advocacy in Today's Healthcare System"
Presenter: Bonnie Shimko,
AZ Care Management Solutions
Location: American Lutheran Church
1085 Scott Dr, Prescott

NOVEMBER

Nov 1, Thursday NOON-1pm
"The New Reverse Mortgage -
How it Works & What it Can Do"
Presenter: Troy Simington - AAG
Location: Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church
1202 Green Lane, Prescott

Nov 8, Thursday NOON-1pm
"The Art of Downsizing"
Presenter: Faun Duns, Caring Transitions
Prescott Valley Christian Church
7655 E Long Look Dr, Prescott Valley

Nov 15, Thursday NOON-1pm
"Navigating the Holidays While Caring
for a Loved One With Alzheimers"
Presenter: Carol White, Home Care Assistance
Location: Las Fuentes Resort Village
1035 Scott Dr, Prescott

Nov 22 - No presentation.
Happy Thanksgiving!

Nov 29, Thursday NOON-1pm
"Coping With Caregiver Stress & Grief
During the Holidays"
Presenter: Pamela Cregger, Kindred Hospice
Location: American Lutheran Church
1085 Scott Dr, Prescott

DECEMBER

(NO PRESENTATIONS DURING THE HOLIDAYS)

 

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