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Back to School this November

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Have you wanted to learn the basics of computers or the internet? Would you like to be able to ask the right questions at your doctors’ appointments or begin your advanced directives paperwork? Do you want to understand the signs of Alzheimer’s Disease and how to communicate effectively with the person? Then we have the courses for you!! Starting in November, we will be offering Erie County’s University Express classes at the Tosh Collins Center. Our offerings for the Fall 2021 Semester are as follows:

Computer Basics: In this beginner's course on computers, learn how to operate a computer, identify parts of a computer, and use various basic, but useful software programs. Additionally, receive tips on purchasing a computer that fits your needs.

Internet Basics: In this beginner's class, you'll start to learn the basics of exploring the Internet. You will learn about the specific Internet browser Google Chrome, how it works, and how to search for specific Web pages.

Guide For Basic and Advanced Estate Planning: The presentation would cover basic estate planning (Wills, Powers of Attorney, Health Care Proxy's and Living Wills) and advanced estate planning (Revocable Trusts and Irrevocable Trusts). The presentation would further discuss the basics of Medicaid, and how to qualify and/or protect assets from long-term care costs either through advanced estate planning or last-minute crisis planning.

Medical Encounters: How to Make the Most of Your Visit: Are you ever unsure of what questions to ask your doctor about your health or how to ask? Learn from the experiences of two retired physicians on how to create a successful partnership with your doctor.

The 10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s: This education program will help you recognize common signs of the disease in yourself and others and next steps to take, including how to talk to your doctor.

Effective Communication: Explore ways that Alzheimer’s and other dementias affect an individual’s ability to communicate across different stages, and get tips to better communicate with people living with the disease.

All courses are free of charge.

You must register in advance of the class. Call Kelly at 822-4532 x103 or email [email protected]

Day

Date

Time

Topic

Monday

November 1, 2021

10:00 AM

Computer Basics -Part 1 of 2

Monday

November 1, 2021

1:00 PM

Internet Basics Part 2 of 2

Monday

November 8, 2021

10:00 AM

Guide for Basic and Estate Planning

Monday

November 15, 2021

10:00 AM

10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer's

Monday

November 22, 2021

10:00 AM

Medical Encounters: Making the Most of Your Visit

Monday

November 29, 2021

10:00 AM

Effective Communication

Monday

December 6, 2021

10:00 AM

Computer Basics—Part 1 of 2

Monday

December 6, 2021

1:00 PM

Internet Basics—Part 2 of 2

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