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.
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.
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.