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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

APRIL

April 4, Thursday NOON-1pm
"The Reverse Mortgage & Your Retirement Plan"
Presenter: Bill Binkey, The Reverse Mortgage
Program - Frontier Financial of AZ
Location: Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church
1202 Green Lane, Prescott

April 11, Thursday NOON-1pm
"Understanding Alzheimer's to Ensure the
Best Care for Your Loved One"
Presenter: Susan Wielechowski,
The Circle of Life Alzheimer's Homes
Location: Prescott Valley Christian Church
7655 E Long Look Dr, Prescott Valley

April 18, Thursday NOON-1pm
"Medicare 101"
Presenter: Glenn Berkley, Humana
Location: Las Fuentes Resort Village
1035 Scott Dr, Prescott

April 25, Thursday NOON-1pm
"Understanding Comfort Care -
A Guide for Families & Caregivers"
Presenter: Pamela Cregger, Kindred Hospice
Location: American Lutheran Church
1085 Scott Dr, Prescott

MAY

May 2, Thursday NOON-1pm
Topic: "Love it, Fix it Or Leave it -
Is Your Home Senior Friendly?"
Presenter: Bonny Lepore, My Home Group
Location: Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church
1202 Green Lane, Prescott

May 9, Thursday NOON-1pm
"Anxiety - What It Is &
What You Can Do To Control It"
Presenter Chris Knack, Home Care Assistance
Las Fuentes Resort Village
1035 Scott Dr, Prescott

May 16, Thursday NOON-1pm
"Preparing for Joint Replacement Surgery
- Before, During & After"
Presenter: Bill McMann, Mountain Valley
Regional Rehabilitation Hospital
Location: Prescott Valley Christian Church
7655 E Long Look Dr, Prescott Valley

May 23, Thursday NOON-1pm
"Effects of Aging, Illness & Medication
on Oral Health"
Presenter: Dr Jason Campbell,
Pro Solutions Family Dentistry
Location: American Lutheran Church
1085 Scott Dr, Prescott

May 30, Thursday NOON-1pm
"Alzheimer's - Signs, Symptoms &
Support Along the Way"
Presenter: Alzheimer's Association
Location: Las Fuentes Resort Village
1035 Scott Dr, Prescott

JUNE

June 6, Thursday NOON-1pm
"Reflections on Grief"
Presenter: Melody Thomas-Morgan,
Adult Care Services
Location: Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church
1202 Green Ln, Prescott

June 13, Thursday NOON-1pm
Topic: "Why is Everyone Mumbling? The Truth About
Hearing, Tinnitus, Balance Risks & Talking With
Loved Ones About Hearing Health"
Presenters: Doug Dunker & Dusty Spitler,
A2Z Hearing Health
Location: Las Fuentes Resort Village
1035 Scott Dr, Prescott

June 20, Thursday NOON-1pm
"Authenticity in Everyday Life -
Learning How to Be Yourself"
Presenter: Susan Drysdale
Location: Prescott Valley Christian Church
7655 E Long Look Dr, Prescott Valley

June 27, Thursday NOON-1pm
"Secrets to Maintaining Optimal Oral Health"
Presenter: Rick Farnsworth DDS,
Pro Solutions Family Dentistry
Location: American Lutheran Church
1085 Scott Dr, Prescott

JULY

July 11, Thursday NOON-1pm
"Anxiety – What It Is & How You Can Control It"
Presenter: Chris Knack, Home Care Assistance
Location: Las Fuentes Resort Village
1035 Scott Dr, Prescott

July 18, Thursday NOON-1pm
"Estate Planning for Couples With
Children From Prior Marriages"
Presenter: Chip McLaughlin,
Law Offices of Chester McLaughlin
Location: Las Fuentes Resort Village
1035 Scott Dr, Prescott

July 25, Thursday NOON-1pm
"Should I Stay or Should I Go? Helping Seniors
Decide If It's Time to Sell Their Home"
Presenters: Rhonda Johnston & Terri Kiffer,
BloomTree Realty Seniors Group
Location: American Lutheran Church
1085 Scott Dr, Prescott

AUGUST

August 1, Thursday NOON-1pm
"Benefits That Assist With Costs of
Care – ALTCS"
Presenter: Bonnie Shimko,
Arizona Care Management Solutions
Location: Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church
1202 Green Lane, Prescott

August 8, Thursday NOON-1pm
"Building Lifetime Income Streams"
Presenter: Gene Zilliox,
Lincoln Financial Advisors
Location: Las Fuentes Resort Village
1035 Scott Dr, Prescott

August 15, Thursday NOON-1pm
"Love It, Fix It or Leave It -
Is Your Home Senior Friendly?"
Location: Prescott Valley Christian Church
7655 E Long Look Dr, Prescott Valley

August 22, Thursday NOON-1pm
"Getting to the Right Place –
Overview of Senior Living Options"
Presenter: Jazmin Enriquez,
Brookdale Senior Living
Location: American Lutheran Church
1085 Scott Dr, Prescott

August 29, Thursday NOON-1pm
"Unusual Ways to Keep Your
Body & Brain Thriving"
Presenter: Joan Baum, New Horizons
Disability Empowerment Center
Location: Prescott Valley Christian Church
7655 E Long Look Dr, Prescott Valley

SEPTEMBER

September 5, Thursday NOON-1pm
"The Future of Medicare in Yavapai County"
Presenter: Ryan Steinert, Your Medicare Helper
Location: Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church
1202 Green Ln, Prescott

September 12, Thursday NOON-1pm
"Estate Planning – What Is It & How To Do It?"
Presenter: Chuck Walker,
Walker Estate Attorneys
Location: Prescott Valley Christian Church
7655 E Long Look Dr, Prescott Valley

September 19, Thursday NOON-1pm
"The Art of Downsizing"
Presenter: Faun Duns,
Caring Transitions of Northern Arizona
Location: Las Fuentes Resort Village
1035 Scott Dr, Prescott

September 26, Thursday NOON-1pm
"Stroke Prevention & Recovery"
Presenter: Erin Aafedt, Mountain Valley
Regional Rehabilitation Hospital
Location: American Lutheran Church
1085 Scott Dr, Prescott

OCTOBER

October 3, Thursday NOON-1pm
"Coping With Grief During the Holidays"
Presenters: Sarah Twombly & Adam Bissell,
Good Samaritan Society Hospice
Location: Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church
1202 Green Lane, Prescott

October 10, Thursday NOON-1pm
No Presentation Today -
Please Attend Senior Expo Tomorrow Instead

October 11, Friday 10am-3pm
"Senior & Caregivers Conference & Expo"
3300 N Lake Valley Rd, Prescott Valley
10am "Surviving Today's Healthcare System -
How to Become Your own Advocate"
11am "Loneliness...The Silent Epidemic"
Noon "Stem Cell Therapy - New Hope or Snake Oil?"
1pm "Legal Issues for Family Caregivers"
2pm "Finding Hope Through Hospice"

October 17, Thursday NOON-1pm
"The Healthy Heart"
Presenter: Bette Borst, RN - Nurses Network
Location: Prescott Valley Christian Church
7655 E Long Look Dr, Prescott Valley

October 24, Thursday NOON-1pm
"De-Mystifying Medicare - Clearing up the Confusion"
Presenter: Lupe Aguilera, Brown & Brown Insurance
Location: American Lutheran Church
1085 Scott Dr, Prescott

October 31, Thursday NOON-1pm
"Year End Decluttering -
Making More Room for Happiness"
Presenter: Lyn Cloward, In Your Space Consulting
Location: Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church
1202 Green Lane, Prescott

NOVEMBER

November 7, Thursday NOON-1pm
"The Benefits Of A Reverse Mortgage"
Presenter: Laurie Moore, Fairway Mortgage
Location: Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church
1202 Green Lane, Prescott

November 14, Thursday NOON-1pm
"Caring for the Caregiver - Adult Day Services
& Other Options for Respite Care"
Presenter: Mike Direen, Adult Care Services
Location: Prescott Valley Christian Church
7655 E Long Look Dr, Prescott Valley

November 21, Thursday NOON-1pm
"Balance & Functional Safety"
Presenter: Karen Russell, Home Care Assistance
Location: Las Fuentes Resort Village
1035 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.)







2020


JANUARY

January 9, 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 16, Thursday NOON-1pm
“Medicare 101”
Presenter: Glenn Berkley, Humana
Location: American Lutheran Church
1085 Scott Dr, Prescott

January 23 Thursday NOON-1pm
“How to Update Your Estate Plan:
Wills, Trust, Healthcare Documents”
Presenter: Chuck Walker, Walker Estate Attorneys
Location: Las Fuentes Resort Village
1035 Scott Dr, Prescott

January 30, Thursday NOON-1pm
“Should Your Retirement Plan Include
a Reverse Mortgage? Get the Facts”
Bill Binkey, The Federal Savings Bank
Location: Prescott Valley Christian Church
7655 E Long Look Dr, Prescott Valley

FEBRUARY

February 6, Thursday NOON-1pm
“In-Home Care – What Does it Cover &
How to Pay for it”
Presenters: Carol White, Home Care Assistance &
Troy Simington, AAG
Location: Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church
1202 Green Lane, Prescott

February 13, Thursday NOON-1pm
“Depression & Seniors”
Presenter: Nisha Bellem, Spectrum Healthcare
Location: Las Fuentes Resort Village
1035 Scott Dr, Prescott

February 20, Thursday NOON-1pm
“The Future of Medicare in Yavapai County”
Presenter: Ryan Steinert, Your Medicare Helper
Location: Prescott Valley Christian Church
7655 E Long Look Dr, Prescott Valley

February 27, Thursday NOON-1pm
“Spring Into Action – Clearing Out the Clutter”
Presenter: Lyn Cloward – In Your Space Consulting
Location: American Lutheran Church
1085 Scott Dr, Prescott

MARCH

March 5, Thursday NOON-1pm
“The Importance of Personhood: Maintaining Dignity
& Respect When Caring for Someone With Dementia”
Presenter: Mike Direen, Adult Care Services
Location: Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church
1202 Green Lane, Prescott

March 12, Thursday NOON-1pm
No Presentation Today –
Please Attend Senior Expo Tomorrow Instead

March 13, Friday 10am-3pm
“Senior & Caregivers Conference & Expo”
3300 N Lake Valley Rd, Prescott Valley

March 19, Thursday NOON-1pm
“Become a Dementia Friend In Your Community”
Presenter: Shawn Trobia, AARP
Location: Las Fuentes Resort Village
1035 Scott Dr, Prescott

March 26, Thursday NOON-1pm
“Should I Stay or Should I Go? Helping Seniors
Decide If It’s Time To Sell Their Home”
Location: American Lutheran Church
1085 Scott Dr, Prescott

DECEMBER

(NO PRESENTATIONS DURING THE HOLIDAYS)

 

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