Lunch & Learn.

Come join Meals on Wheels and our featured speaker each month for a new Lunch & Learn Topic. These Lunch & Learns are designed to teach you about different topics of interest in a fun and casual environment. Each class lasts approximately an hour and a half, is FREE to attend, and lunch is provided. See below for our upcoming Lunch and Learns:

February 16th, 2016, 12:00 – 1:00 PM

Meals on Wheels @ Presbyterian Northside (5901 Harper Dr., ABQ, NM 87109)

RSVP to: Jhouse@mow-nm.org or (505) 823-8064

Topic: Reverse Mortgages, Securing Your Future

Are you curious about how a reverse mortgage can help you live securely for years to come? Becky Koontz from Frost Mortgage answers this question and more in this FREE Lunch and Learn. Please RSVP to Jane House, jhouse@mow-nm.org, no later than Monday, February 15th if interested!

March 11th, 2016, 12:00 – 1:30 PM

Meals on Wheels @ Presbyterian Northside (5901 Harper Dr., ABQ, NM 87109)

Topic: Living Well With Parkinson’s

Join us as Hank Estrada talks about how those with Parkinson’s Disease can still live a life of love and dignity. this is a great class for nurses, caseworkers, family caregivers, and clients. This event is FREE. Please RSVP to Jane House, jhouse@mow-nm.org, no later than Wednesday, March 9th if interested!

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April 8th, 2016, 12:00 – 1:30 PM

Meals on Wheels @ Presbyterian Northside (5901 Harper Dr., ABQ, NM 87109)

Topic: Recognizing the Early Stages of Alzheimer’s and Various Dementias

Luis Trujillo, Executive Director, Brookdale will discuss behaviors and symptoms of the onset of Alzheimer’s and various dementia’s. A presentation worthwhile for individuals, nurses, caseworkers and family caregivers. This event is free with limited seating.

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May 13th, 2016, 12:00 – 1:30 PM

Meals on Wheels @ Presbyterian Northside (5901 Harper Dr., ABQ, NM 87109)

Topic: The Status of End-Of-Life Care in New Mexico

Compassion & Choices NM will discuss end-of-life care options in New Mexico and will share updates on the status of medical aid in dying. Compassion & Choices works to empower people with information and tools, including a free consultation program, to receive healthcare that is consistent with their values and priorities as they approach the end of life.

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June 10th, 2016, 12:00 – 1:30 PM

Meals on Wheels @ Presbyterian Northside (5901 Harper Dr., ABQ, NM 87109)

Topic: Veterans Benefit Workshop

Join us for a Veterans Benefits Presentation to address special benefits exclusively for veterans & spouses who qualify.  2016 Benefit Rates:  Veteran – $1788, Veteran & Spouse – $2120, Surviving Spouses – $1149, 2 Veterans – $2766.  Aging Veterans, Spouses of Veterans, children of Vets looking for assistance for their parents will learn if they qualify and how to access these untapped benefits.

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July 8th, 2016, 12:00 – 1:30 PM

Meals on Wheels @ Presbyterian Northside (5901 Harper Dr., ABQ, NM 87109)

Topic: A Good Goodbye

Gail Rubin, CT, The Doyenne of Death, and engaging speaker who helps people laugh in the face of death, opening the door to pre-need funeral planning conversations.

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August 12th, 2016, 12:00 – 1:30 PM

Meals on Wheels @ Presbyterian Northside (5901 Harper Dr., ABQ, NM 87109)

Topic: Integrative Healthcare for the Aging Nation

Dr. Arti Prasad will focus on the issues with aging such as memory and cognitive decline, depression, anxiety, chronic digestive and joint problems, and how integrative health approaches can lead to healthy aging.

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