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We hope you enjoy them.

Schedule for Senior Scholar’s zoom classes              August 4-25, 2021


The Rath Senior ConNEXTions Center Senior Scholars’ program is presenting classes for your continuing learning. The classes are going to be on Zoom and you will need to register. The dates and subjects are as follows. These Zoom classes are free of charge and an introduction for the in-person classes which will resume in October of 2021. We are hopeful that you are well and will join us for these interesting presentations.


Class #1 The Healing Power of Volunteerism 

August 4th                            3:00-4:15                 Dr. Rosemarie Lamm, Jean Berken

                                                                              Andy Crossfield 

This class will include a discussion of the many physical and psychological changes occurring since the onset of Covid-19. There will be a lively discussion related to the many activities and interventions which may prevent depression and mental and physical challenges for elders. Dr. Lamm is a retired professor from the University of South Florida, a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and Nurse Practitioner.  Andy is the President and Jean the Secretary of the Rath Center.

Class #2 Biological Mysteries part II

August 11th                           3:00-4:15                 Dr. Robert Baum

Dr. Baum brings his expertise in biology and immunology to the forefront of lively discussions related to recent health related occurrences. Biological mysteries are a hallmark of many of his presentations. Dr. Baum, a retired Professor Emeritus from Florida Southern College will also be teaching in October.

Class #3 Keys to Becoming a Conscious Elder


August 18th                           3:00-4:15                 Gail Bagley

Conscious aging not only acknowledges that we are getting older, it celebrates it!

In this class, you will learn the steps to becoming a conscious elder, seeing life as full of purpose, growth and service to community. Gail brings a wealth of knowledge related to healthy living and aging. She is very involved in co-housing as well as nutritional information and physical exercise for seniors. Her work with The Rath Center has given her insight into the many options for healthy aging in place within a supportive community.


Class #4 Roman Through the Ages


August 25th                           3:00-4:15                  Dr. Fred Gifun

The Roman Empire disappeared in Western Europe the 5th century, C.E. Its influence, however, has persisted through the centuries, in languages, institutions, and more.  I will examine some of these persistent and institutional survivals.


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