Human Development and Relations

HUMDEV E06   Enjoy Life – Understanding Our Mind, Body, and Brain for Seniors

Stress reduction. Lecture-based classes with some physical activity.

9789    1p–2:50p   Tue   1227 #408   Gloria Albert

Learn how to enjoy your life more fully and reduce stress, using such techniques as positive thinking, breathing, meditation, humor, diet, exercise. A must for those wanting to make positive changes in their lives.

HUMDEV E15   Senior Studies – THEATER – History of Comedy

Study theatrical periods, methods and style and their impact on the community they entertain.

9790   9a–10:50a   Wed   1227 #409   John Achorn

History of comedy: A look at comedy in theater, literature, film and music.

HUMDEV E17   Senior Seminar – Luisa R. Kot Concert Series

Discover the influences and connections between ideas, values and concepts to expand your understanding of a variety of topics.

9791   4:30p–6:20p   Thu   1227 #107   James Peterson

Vocal and instrumental performances interspersed with comments by artists and students. Experience the development of eclectic musical forms with influences from around the world. Dates to be announced when performers’ schedules are confirmed. This course is offered in memory of Luisa R. G. Kot.

HUMDEV E21   Life Experience

Come review your life and experiences.

9792   11a–12:50p   Wed   1227 #409   Archie Barkan

Yiddish and Jewish life: Customs, culture, roots, and current events will bring a 1,000–year–old culture and lifestyle into the present context.

HUMDEV E24   Bereavement Support

Receive encouragement and moral support in a small group setting.

9793   1:30p-3:20p   Mon   1227 #407   Phyllis Press

Encouragement and support offered in a small group setting guided by an experienced counselor. This course is offered in memory of Zelda Herman.

HUMDEV E25   Dealing with Hearing Impairment

Focus on the enhancement of communications skills and learning to live with hearing impairment. Course includes study of speech, lip reading, body language and auditory clues.

9794   12:30p–2:20p   Tue   1227 #407   Lois Frand

This course is for improving the communications skills of the hearing–impaired through lip reading and oral techniques.

HUMDEV E27   Enhancing Memory Skills

Special topics of interest to Emeritus students are explored and discussed.

9795   10a–11:50a   Tue   1227 #407   Lois Frand

Learn activities that keep the brain alive and active through mental aerobics; right– and left–brain tasks.

9796   12:30p–2:20p   Wed   1227 #407   Lois Frand

HUMDEV E28   Aphasic Speech

Increase your ability to interact with others by practicing with a computer. Designed for people with brain injuries such as stroke.

9797   1:30p–3:20p   Wed   1227 #208   Louise Feinberg

Specialized computer software is introduced to those with speech impairment due to aphasia. Contact the SMC Disabled Student Center for information, (310) 434–4442.

HUMDEV E50   Pathfinders

Pathfinders’ Speech group: Professional support beyond hospital or private therapy. Cope with the effects of stroke or brain injury on your speech. Attend one time period per session. Partners may participate in the 10:30 session.

9798   10:30a–11:45a   Wed   1227 #410   Louise Feinberg


9799   10:30a–11:45a   Wed   1227 #408   Rosalyn Krissman


PSYCH E03   Grandparenting

Relearn and improve your parenting skills for your grandchildren.

9831   5p–6:50p   Wed   VIRGINIA PARK   Dalia Quiñones

Grandparents and parents are taught skills that can be used to help keep students in school. Taught in Spanish. Meets in the Park Center, Conference Room.

PSYCH E33   Living As a Single Person

Learn about successful choices as a single person.

9832   11a–12:50p   Mon   1227 #407   Phyllis Press

Learn strategies for successful single living. Discuss concrete and abstract issues of divorce, loneliness, and coping with changes in life style.

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