Lake County Council for Seniors
The 40th Annual
LCCS Senior Expo
hosted by College of Lake County
We invite everyone 50 or better to attend this exciting event!
The Longest Running Senior Expo in Lake County, Illinois
19351 W. Washington Street
Grayslake, IL 60030
C-Wing, Lower Level
8:30 – 9:30 Seminars
Keeping the Keys: What are the changes that occur with age and how do they affect our driving? Participants will learn about new strategies and resources available to help keep them safely on the road as long as possible. Nick Jarmusz, AAA Traffic Safety Representative
Identity Theft: Learn how to identify potential scams and frauds, protect and prepare yourself against Identity Theft. If you have been a victim, learn how your concerns can be addressed.
Illinois State Comptroller’s Office
Florence Nightingale: Relive the story of the Crimean War from a nurse's perspective. Learn how modern nursing began out of terrible medical conditions and why Florence Nightingale, was so driven to make a professional difference in this interactive presentation. Andrea Skillman, RN, Living History Then and Now
"It's for the Birds!" – Landscapers and avid bird lovers will tell you how to create an autumn look with fall planters and fall mums and how to keep your feathered friends warm and well fed during the fall and winter months. Door prizes too! Tuck’s Greenhouses and Comfort Keepers
For "Girls" Only - Bra Fitting for Seniors: A woman's relationship with her bra is a long and often tumultuous one. But finding the right size never seems to get easier . . . we're here to help.
Bex Anderson, The Fitting Room
Our "Overlooked" President: Political memorabilia and discussion will relate the story and achievements of Wm. McKinley, our 25th President who was assassinated in 1901 and then forgotten by history.
Richard Hermann, Living Historian
Lincoln's Gettysburg Address - November 19 is the 150th anniversary of Lincoln’s most quoted speech. Hear the back story of the speech, how Lincoln came to organize it as he did and why he chose to make it so short. Gary Midkiff, CLC Discovery Instructor
The Stories behind Some of Hollywood's Great Movies: Learn some of the interesting aspects and trivia regarding "Gone with the Wind", "Cleopatra", and a few other Hollywood Greats! Ron Runkle, Attorney
Facebook: Sharing and Connecting: Find friends and family on facebook. Then stay in touch by sharing photos, posting and messaging. Wendy Barker, CLC Discovery Instructor
Using your iPad: This introduction to the iPad (all versions) and Apple-installed apps is for new users and/or those considering a future purchase. Bring your iPad if you have one.
Erin Lopez, CLC Center for Personal Enrichment Instructor
Fractures and the Prevention of them in Our Senior Population: From the diagnosis of fractures to their non-operative and operative treatment and measures to prevent fractures.
Dr. Caronis, Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon & Fracture Expert
10:00 – 11:00 Seminars
Alzheimer’s - Early Detection Matters: Learn the 10 warning signs of serious memory loss and an overview of Alzheimer's disease including risk factors, diagnosis, and the benefits of early detection. Through video footage, you will meet people living with memory loss as they address the fears and myths associated with dementia, and hear from the family members who are on the journey with them.
Lauren Levin, Alzheimer’s Assn., Greater Illinois Chapter
"Your Life. Your Legacy. Plan to Make it Right"
Learn four sensible steps to funeral preplanning. Discussion will include the financial and emotional benefits of preplanning and the peace of mind one experiences as a result.
Glenn Schultz, Marsh Funeral Home
Turning 65: Stepping Into Medicare: Learn about Medicare's benefits, the eligibility and enrollment process, and how to fill the gaps that are not covered by Medicare. Resource materials will also be provided.
Mary Hallock, BlueCross BlueShield of Illinois
Could the 2013 Chicago Cubs Defeat the 1906 Cubs? The 1906 Cubs won the National League pennant with a 116-36 record, 4 future Hall of Famers and led the league in hitting, fielding and pitching. How would Dave Sveum’s team fare in a match-up? Compare two very different styles of baseball, played 107 years apart. Gary Midkiff, CLC Discovery Instructor
Hollywood on the Prairie: Hear the story of the motion picture industry from 1890s-1910s including Edward Amet's studio in Waukegan and Lake County's connection with Essanay Studios in Chicago.
Sandy Meyer, Lake County Forest Preserve
Grandma, Read Me a Story: Promoting literacy in children can be as easy as reading to them in their early years. This discussion will focus on developing a reading list of delightful tales for young children.
Joyce Mesrobian, Consultant
Trusts, Wills and Powers of Attorney: Have you planned properly? Are your documents up to speed? Are they written as well as they could be? Learn about some ideas and provisions that you can include in your estate planning documents to make them better. Ron Runkle, Attorney
Facebook: Security and Privacy Maintaining privacy and protecting personal information while connecting with others on facebook can be a daunting task. Learn about facebook privacy setting snad best practices for maintaining your personal informaiton while connecting with friends and family.
Wendy Barker, CLC Discovery Instructor
Stories from Buddhism: Religions use multi-layered stories to convey spiritual insights. Hear stories and parables from Buddhism which address the question of human suffering and its release.
Jerry Leitner, Common Ground Lecturer
Eyewitnesses to Gettysburg - In this 150th anniversary year of the Battle of Gettysburg, hear the accounts of several Gettysburg residents who were living there at the time. Shannon Ferguson-Munns, Living Historian
Energize to Exercise! These Exercises will wake you up and keep you in the groove!
Robin Erker, Physical Therapist