Dr. Schraz Patel and Dr. Shawn Roberts from the Cuyuna Regional Medical Center will discuss the latest advancements, including the minimally-invasive approach. There will be time for questions and answers.
People who aren't Unlimited Learning members will be charged $6.
The May 10 program will be "Rags to Riches: The Hallett Story" with a coordinating "field trip" May 24 to four Hallett landmarks.
The last class for this academic year, "Western Political Philosophy," will be June 7.
Any or all of these sessions are included in the annual Unlimited Learning membership. For more information, contact Shirley Hale at (218) 546-2616. The Hallett Community Center is at 470 Eighth St. N.E. in Crosby.
Argentina topic of Cultural Thursday event at CLC
Maria Luisa Lucesoli of Argentina will present the next Cultural Thursday program April 7 at Central Lakes College in Brainerd.
Her free, public presentation of slides and information about Argentina will be held noon-12:50 p.m. in the Chalberg Theatre. The event is sponsored by the Resource Center for Cultures and Languages of the Americas at CLC.
The official language of the republic of Argentina is Castellano, or Spanish.
Lucesoli came to the United States to improve her language skills. She is fluent in German, English and Mapuche, the native language of Patagonians.
Lucesoli is a visiting instructor at the Brainerd campus until the end of the spring term. In her homeland, she teaches English and helps her mother run a tea house on a farm producing fine fruit and serving a growing number of tourists.
At CLC she is teaching Spanish and providing insight on the culture of her homeland as part of the American Field Service exchange program.
'Aspects of Aging' topic of course in Crosby
CROSBY -- A four-session Unlimited Learning course, "Aspects of Aging in Today's World," will be held 1:30 p.m. Tuesdays beginning April 19 at the Hallett Community Center in Crosby.
The course is free for Unlimited Learning members and $20 for non-members.
Following are the sessions and speakers:
April 19 -- "No Respect? Was Rodney Dangerfield Right?" Cultural Aspects and Implications of Aging, speaker Linda Havir, Ph.D. professor of sociology, St. Cloud State University.
April 26 -- "Beyond Wrinkles and Grey Hair," Scientific Look at the Physiology of Living Longer, speaker LeAnn M. Snow, M.D. Ph.D., assistant professor of physical medicine and rehabilitation, University of Minnesota.
May 3 -- "Where Did I Put My Keys?" Brain Changes, Memory Loss and Dementia, speaker Erin G. Holker, Ph.D., assistant professor of physical medicine and rehabilitation, U of M.
May 17 -- "Will I Still Love Me When I'm 64 or 74 or ...?" How to Gracefully Survive These Different Stages, speaker David Anderholm, MD, geriatric psychiatrist and medical director of the geriatric assessment program, St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd.
For more information, contact Shirley Hale at the Hallett Community Center at (218) 546-2616.
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