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Seeking harmony of mind, body & spirit? South offers classes in QiGong, Tai Chi, Feldenkrais, and Yoga to help you reduce stress, refresh your body & mind, and focus on self-healing & wellness.
 
As baby boomers age, the 21st century workforce is challenged to care for an exponentially growing population of persons with dementia. This course provides essential knowledge and understanding about neurological diseases that affect cognition and memory, and practical application of effective skills for supporting persons with dementia. Nearly all disciplines benefit from expertise in dementia care specialists, as do families of persons with dementia. Come away with increased knowledge in how to care for persons with dementia. Expertise in this growing area of human services also enhances your resume. Agenda Unit 1 An Introduction to Cognition and Aging -Normal Cognition & Aging -Cognitive Fitness -Myths about Memory Loss Unit 2 Alzheimer’s and Related Disorders -Alzheimer’s Disease -“Pigs Disease?” - the Related Disorders -Younger Onset AD -Mixed Dementia Unit 3 Stages of Progressive Memory Loss -Assessment Tools -Reisberg Scales Unit 4 Family Caregivers: Issues and Action Steps -The Evolving Caregiver -Avoiding Role Reversal -Finance and Legal Issues -Special Issues: Driving, Household Management & Wandering -Red Flag Issues -Respite Unit 5 Options in Care -Community Services -When is more care needed? -LTC options Unit 6 Managing Moderate Dementia -Treating Symptoms -Changes in Communication -Psychological Issues: Emotions, Hallucinations & Delusions -Common Behavioral Manifestations -Total Engagement: Arts-based Interventions for Wellness -Humor and a Lighthearted Perspective Unit 7 Caring for People with Moderate to Severe Dementia -Anticipating and Assisting with Personal care needs -Hygiene Issues -Engagement in Living -Critical Care: Pain Management, Challenging Behaviors, and Safety Issues -Wellness through Person Centered Care Unit 8 With Love and Compassion: End of Life Issues -True Options: Advance Directives -Palliative Care and Hospice -Nutrition, Ambulation and End Stage NeedsRequirementsInternet connection ,IE8 or higher, Chrome, FireFox and access to Adobe Flash Player

Start date: 04/03/17

End date: 05/26/17

Online 24/7 (04/03/2017-05/26/2017)

Instructor : Pamela Atwood 

Class Fee: $495.00

Materials Fee: $0.00



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As baby boomers age, the 21st century workforce is challenged to care for an exponentially growing population of persons with dementia. This course provides essential knowledge and understanding about neurological diseases that affect cognition and memory, and practical application of effective skills for supporting persons with dementia. Nearly all disciplines benefit from expertise in dementia care specialists, as do families of persons with dementia. Come away with increased knowledge in how to care for persons with dementia. Expertise in this growing area of human services also enhances your resume. Agenda Unit 1 An Introduction to Cognition and Aging -Normal Cognition & Aging -Cognitive Fitness -Myths about Memory Loss Unit 2 Alzheimer’s and Related Disorders -Alzheimer’s Disease -“Pigs Disease?” - the Related Disorders -Younger Onset AD -Mixed Dementia Unit 3 Stages of Progressive Memory Loss -Assessment Tools -Reisberg Scales Unit 4 Family Caregivers: Issues and Action Steps -The Evolving Caregiver -Avoiding Role Reversal -Finance and Legal Issues -Special Issues: Driving, Household Management & Wandering -Red Flag Issues -Respite Unit 5 Options in Care -Community Services -When is more care needed? -LTC options Unit 6 Managing Moderate Dementia -Treating Symptoms -Changes in Communication -Psychological Issues: Emotions, Hallucinations & Delusions -Common Behavioral Manifestations -Total Engagement: Arts-based Interventions for Wellness -Humor and a Lighthearted Perspective Unit 7 Caring for People with Moderate to Severe Dementia -Anticipating and Assisting with Personal care needs -Hygiene Issues -Engagement in Living -Critical Care: Pain Management, Challenging Behaviors, and Safety Issues -Wellness through Person Centered Care Unit 8 With Love and Compassion: End of Life Issues -True Options: Advance Directives -Palliative Care and Hospice -Nutrition, Ambulation and End Stage NeedsRequirementsInternet connection ,IE8 or higher, Chrome, FireFox and access to Adobe Flash Player

Start date: 06/05/17

End date: 07/28/17

Online 24/7 (06/05/2017-07/28/2017)

Instructor : Pamela Atwood 

Class Fee: $495.00

Materials Fee: $0.00



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The gentle, playful movement explorations of the Feldenkrais Method® are designed to improve your self-organization, expand your self-image, and fan your creative spark.  Whether you’re sitting at the computer, working in your garden, learning how to tango, or preparing for ski season, the Feldenkrais Method® can help decrease pain while increasing agility, balance, and energy. These lessons are for everyone, regardless of your movement skill and experience. (No class 5/27) Call 206.934.5339 to register two or more people at the Friends Rate of $92.50 each.

Start date: 04/22/17

End date: 06/10/17

7 sessions.

Weekly - Sat 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM (4/22/2017-6/10/2017)

Instructor : Beth Cooper 

Room :  MPB 5

Class Fee: $99.00

Materials Fee: $0.00

Please read: No class 5/27.

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Each day you have many competing demands on your time and energy, and it can be hard to find the space to take a breath and recharge. What if there were a simple practice you could do to create that space? Across the country, more and more people are turning to mindfulness to improve their sense of well-being. Mindfulness practices can help decrease stress, enhance memory and focus, and strengthen one's ability to deal with challenges. Discover practical tools for daily use to facilitate calm at work and home.    

Start date: 04/18/17

End date: 05/09/17

4 sessions.

Weekly - Tue 6:15 PM - 7:45 PM (4/18/2017-5/9/2017)

Instructor : Danielle Sewell 

Room :  (4/18) OLY 202, (4/25 & 5/2) JMB140, (5/9) OLY 206

Class Fee: $75.00

Materials Fee: $0.00

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This ancient martial art is practiced daily by millions worldwide to improve balance, strength, flexibility, and promote overall health. Through structural improvement, relaxation, and flow, learn to gently exercise the entire body inside and out, harmonizing mind, body and spirit.

Start date: 04/05/17

End date: 06/07/17

10 sessions.

Weekly - Wed 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM (4/5/2017-6/7/2017)

Instructor : Viola Brumbaugh 

Room :  CEC 101

Class Fee: $130.00

Materials Fee: $0.00

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Meg Steele is a certified Zentangle instructor and practitioner who will teach you the basics of the Zentangle Method - an easy-to-learn, relaxing, and fun way to create beautiful images by drawing structured patterns. This method has received international acclaim for its benefits to mental and physical wellbeing, and its links to Mindfulness and Meditation practices. Many individuals attribute Zentangle to decreased chronic pain, decreased depression, decreased agitation and irritability and increased happiness. Think you're not artistic enough for a drawing class?  Yes you are!  Many "non-creatives" claim Zentangle has brought out their inner artist, and they are no longer intimidated by putting pencil or pen to paper to make the first mark. The Zentangle method is enjoyed all over the world, across a wide range of skills, interests and ages. This will be a fun, positive, uplifting learning experience that you will walk away from with a new appreciation for giving yourself the gift of time to let your creativity emerge.  

Start date: 05/06/17

End date: 05/06/17

1 session

Weekly - Sat 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM (5/6/2017-5/6/2017)

Instructor : Meg Steele 

Room :  OLY 105

Class Fee: $45.00

Materials Fee: $10.00

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