ForeverWell Lecture Series

ForeverWell Lecture Series

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ForeverWell Lecture Series
  • Worried About Your Memory... It May NOT be Dementia!

    How can you tell the difference between normal age-related memory lapses and dementia-related memory lapses? In this presentation from Sally Davis, Amazing Place Connections Director, you will learn how to distinguish the difference and more.

  • Museum of Fine Arts Houston - Hockney - Van Gogh Exhibit

    Wendy Adler, ARTiculating Art Docent and Member of the MFAH Speakers Bureau, will present a virtual talk on David Hockney and Vincent van Gogh in conjunction with the MFAH's exhibition, "Hockney and Van Gogh: The Joy of Nature." We'll discuss the differences and similarities between these two art...

  • Abraham - Out of One, Many

    Interfaith Ministries Reverend Greg Han will host a virtual gallery exhibition of "Abraham: Out of One, Many" organized by international peacebuilding NGO Caravan. This exhibit brings together three celebrated Middle Eastern contemporary visual artists who have each created five paintings which i...

  • Stroke Awareness

    May is stroke awareness month! Join us as Dr. Christina Kim, a neurologist at UTHealth Neurosciences, tells us more about what a stroke is, defines the different types of strokes and explains how to recognize one. She will share her tips on how you can help prevent a stroke so you can keep living...

  • An Overview of Vitamin Deficiencies

    Vitamins are substances that play crucial roles in the body. Many vitamins can be obtained from a healthy diet or can be found in a variety of forms from the pharmacy. This presentation will cover several vitamins: Vitamin D, Vitamin B12, Vitamin C and Vitamin A. We will look at the function of t...

  • Heart Healthy Eating

    Learn from Lora Jorgensen, Agent with Texas A&M Agrilife Extension, as she discusses eating for heart health. She will demonstrate how to make a heart healthy salad, various oils, and methods to make your own vinaigrettes.

  • Introduction to Compassion Meditation

    Join us for a workshop with Wendy Saunders that will introduce the cultivation of compassion through mindfulness and meditation. Our session will explore compassion as an expandable trait and introduce compassion meditation as a way to strengthen it. Wendy is a certified instructor through Emory ...

  • Growing & Nourishing Garden Series - Part 6 of 6

    Learn about best practices for harvesting, handling and storing produce. Session presented by Lora Jorgensen and Kristina Brown, MPH Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service.

  • Growing & Nourishing Garden Series - Part 5 of 6

    Identify causes, symptoms, prevention and treatment of common vegetable disorders and diseases. Learn to detect common insect pests and beneficial insects. Session presented by Lora Jorgensen and Kristina Brown, MPH Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service.

  • How To Spot Skin Cancer

    Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States. Being aware of how your skin looks and knowing how to spot changes is a great defense against skin cancer and melanoma. Our expert will provide the information you need to spot skin cancer and take action.

  • The Museum Guide to the National Museum of the Pacific War

    This program is designed with the objective of providing a detailed overview of the major components of the Pacific War. Join us as we island hop across the Pacific in this virtual tour George H.W. Bush Gallery. During this program, museum staff members will share exhibits, artifacts and stories ...

  • Manage Parkinson's Disease and Essential Tremor Treatment Options

    Is your life with Parkinson’s disease becoming increasingly limited? Is your essential tremor getting in the way of doing things you like to do? Join Dr. Mya Schiess, movement disorders specialist, and Dr. Albert Fenoy, neurosurgeon, to learn about the latest updates in the treatment of Parkinson...

  • Growing & Nourishing Garden Series - Part 4 of 6

    Identify good maintenance practices common to vegetable gardens. Learn how to keep a garden. Session presented by Lora Jorgensen and Kristina Brown, MPH Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service.

  • Yoga Breathing Techniques and Laughing Exercises

    Take part in Laughter Yoga with Trina Maxwell. The laughter exercises will provide an easy workout for your muscles and unleash a rush of stress-busting endorphins. The session will end with calming and relaxing live harp music from Trina

  • Arts of West Africa - Akan Gold to Benin Bronze

    Enjoy a virtual tour of the African art collections in the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, including Akan gold, Benin bronze and a wide range of African artifacts from West Africa. Works of art come from Ghana, Nigeria, Benin, Cameroon, Ivory Coast, Mali, Liberia and countries.

  • Celebrate Earth Day 2021 - Restore our Earth

    Join Keep Houston Beautiful Executive Director, Amy Reed, as she helps us to understand the ins and outs of easy recycling. She’ll break down the common myths of recycling in our community and show how easy it is to get started recycling here in H-town.

  • Growing & Nourishing Garden Series - Part 3 of 6

    Create "pots" from newspaper and use them to plant seeds or seedlings to begin a garden. Session presented by Lora Jorgensen and Kristina Brown, MPH Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service.

  • Problem Solving Skills for Caregivers

    Laura Sutherland, LMSW, Founder & Executive Director Gayle Wells Foundation for Early Onset Alzheimer's Care will share a strategy guide with problem solving steps and self-care recommendations.

  • Shahidul Alam - Truth to Power

    Enjoy an Asia Society Texas exhibit featuring works of Shahidul Alam, the renowned Bangladeshi photographer, writer, activist, and institution builder and a Time magazine Person of the Year in 2018. See how art can be a tool for social justice.

  • Your Family's Legacy

    Susan Kaufman, Sr. Manager, Clayton Library Center for Genealogical Research, will discuss how to write stories of our families from when we were growing up to as recent as this last year sharing resources from the library. These memories of family history keep us and our ancestors alive.

  • Cooking Demonstration with Connie Lacobie

    Join Connie Lacobie, founder of Te House of Tea, a tea shop that was a popular community center in Houston for a decade. This month Connie will demonstrate how to prepare an Asian Fusion Cuisine dish, Stir Fry Ocean Treasures (sea veggies). This cuisine is low in carbs and high in iron and iodine...

  • Tour of Jesse H. Jones Park & Nature Center

    Join Outreach Coordinator Alicia Mein-Johnson for a quick look at all of the points of interest within a mile walk of the parking lot. Plan a return visit to see them for yourself!

  • Meditative Art

    Learn skills that activate the part of your brain so you feel relaxed and vibrant using breathing techniques to awaken your senses. Enjoy therapeutic art that will provide focus, concentration, and peace of mind in a fun way. Supplies: a piece of paper 11"x 14" or larger, colored pencils and/or m...

  • Growing and Nourishing Garden Series - Part 2 of 6

    Learn to evaluate soils and understand the components of home composting. Session presented by Lora Jorgensen and Kristina Brown, MPH Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service.