PROGRAMS AND EVENTS CALENDAR

EVENTS IN OUR AREA, 2021:

The Rath Center continues its monthly educational programs on June 8th at 9:00 a.m. via Zoom.  We hope to resume in-person meetings soon and provide Zoom access.

COVID Update:  Dr. Daniel Haight, Lakeland Regional Health

TO VIEW THE RECORDING, CLICK HERE.

May 20, 2021

See the SOUL (Senior Organizations Uniting Locally) Spring flyer below–this organization helps Seniors in our community to meet their needs.  They need your help!!!

Soul Spring Flyer

May 11, 2021

The Rath Center continues its monthly educational programs on May 11th at 9:00 a.m. via Zoom.

“Communities of Strength” Older Americans Month 2021, Charlotte McHenry, CEO & President, Senior Connection Center

April 13, 9:00 AM

The Rath Center continues its monthly educational programs on April 13th at 9:00 a.m. via Zoom.

“The Best Way To Find Yourself Is To Lose Yourself In The Service Of Others.” Mahatma Gandhi

As a volunteer you can learn new skills and connect with the community. Indeed, volunteering can even add joy and health to your life and others. Our April program “Volunteering – Virtual and In-person Opportunities” will feature Eva Hawkins of LVIM and Michelle Shiver of RSVP.

February 9

The Rath Center continues its monthly educational programs with Barbara Stone covering Guardianships. 

Topic:  Guardianship: All You Need To Know

 

You may view the slideshow:     Guardianship _All you need to know_. 02092021

 

Below is an additional video you might find interesting:

Getting old should not mean losing control | Nicole Ruggiano | TEDxFIU  LINK

 

First Meeting of 2021 – Tuesday, January 12 at 9:00 via Zoom.

 

Topic: Homelessness in Lakeland

  • Mayor Bill Mutz of Lakeland
  • Ben Stevenson, Executive Director of Lakeland Housing Authority
  • Jeff Bagwell, Director of the Keystone Challenge Fund a nonprofit helping low/mid income families find homes

If you do not routinely receive the meeting notice and wish to participate, send an email to Andy Crossfield at usandy@aol.com for the meeting ID and password.   Please indicate in the subject line “Request for Zoom ID/Password for Rath Center meeting.”

EVENTS IN OUR AREA, 2020:

 

JANUARY

January 14

Respite Care –Alice Brown Polk County Aging & Social Service Manager Health & Human Services

 

FEBRUARY

February 11

Hailey Aversa, Noah’s Ark of Central Florida

 

SENIOR SCHOLARS–February 3 through March 16, nine classes.

 

MARCH

March 10

SOUL – Senior Organizations Uniting Locally – Barb Cage

 

APRIL

April 14

Meeting canceled due to Covid-19

 

MAY

May 12

Self Care, Health Care & Benefits during Covid-19 Panel  (Via Zoom)

 

JUNE

June 09

Hurricane Preparedness During Covid-19 – Carolyn Bluhm  (Via Zoom)

 

JULY

July 14

Dr Joy Jackson, Director, Florida Department of Health for Polk and Hardee County – Covid-19 Summary and Community Call to Action  (Via Zoom)

RATH WEBSITE REDO!!!

 

AUGUST

August 11   

Long Term Care panel of experts “Looking Ahead Right Now” covering various levels of care and costs provided by home care agencies, senior living facilities, skilled nursing centers, and Long Term Care Insurance  (Via Zoom)

 

SEPTEMBER

September 8

Learn About LkldNow with our guest speaker, Trinity Laurino, Community Engagement Director

 

SENIOR SUMMIT—-Stay tuned for 2021!!!

 

OCTOBER

October 13

Medicare Open Enrollment Panel of Experts covering 2021 Original Medicare, Medicare Advantage and Medigap (Via Zoom)

 

SENIOR SCHOLARS—-Stay tuned for 2021!!!

 

NOVEMBER

November 10

Christine Samuel, Director of Diversity and Inclusion for City of Winter Haven  (Via Zoom)

 

 

 

DECEMBER

December 8

Celebrate the Holidays and Recognize our Wonderful Volunteers (via Zoom)

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