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10 Education Websites That Teach You For Free | Computers & Internet – BabaMail

They say it’s never too late to learn something new in life, and the advent of the internet has only made it easier to expand your horizons. There are thousands of educational websites out there, but I’ve gone a step further and compiled the very best on the internet just for you. So if you’re feeling like it’s time to take your life in a whole new direction, begin your journey of discovery below:

Source: 10 Education Websites That Teach You For Free | Computers & Internet – BabaMail

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Sept 30 – Arts for the Soul: Women of the World

performing original and traditional folk music

Group portrait of Women of the World
Group portrait of Women of the World

The Arts for the Soul Music & Fine Arts Series at First Presbyterian Church, 840 S. 17th St., Lincoln, is pleased to announce the first concert of the 2017-18 season on Saturday, Sept 30, 7:00 p.m., featuring the award-winning group Women of the World.

Women of the World is an award-winning international a cappella vocal quartet that performs original and traditional folk music with a contemporary twist, in 30 languages. Mentored by Grammy Award-winning vocalist Bobby McFerrin, they create music that is borderless and carries the undeniable message of unity and peace. The week prior to their Lincoln concert they will be one of eight groups competing in the finals of the A Cappella Open contest at Carnegie Hall!

Arts for the Soul offers OLLI members a ticket discount. Tickets for OLLI members for this concert are $12.

Call First Presbyterian Church at 402-477-6037 for more information.

Source: Arts for the Soul: Women of the World | Announce | University of Nebraska-Lincoln

6 Moving Tips For Seniors | Tips and Updates – BabaMail

6 Moving Tips For Seniors

Whether you’re moving from one home to a similar-sized one or downsizing to a smaller one, there’s no doubt about it, it can be an extremely stressful time. However, there are some steps that you can take along the way that will help decrease this stress. In this video, you’ll find 6 great moving tips for seniors.

 

Source: 6 Moving Tips For Seniors | Tips and Updates – BabaMail

10 Ways Families Stay Connected When Caring for an Aging Parent

Whether you prefer the pen or phone, learn how you can harness the tools at your fingertips to keep your family connected to an aging parent.

Source: 10 Ways Families Stay Connected When Caring for an Aging Parent

Posted On 23 Aug 2017 . By : 

As many as 15% of caregivers must travel an hour or more when caring for an aging parent with dementia, according to the Alzheimer’s Association’s latest Facts and Figures report. Long-distance caregiving can lead to difficulties with communication, coordinating care and handling expenses, not to mention the emotional burden of caring for someone who lives far away. As a result, caregivers have had to come up with creative ways of addressing the problem of staying connected with their loved ones and coordinating with other family members.

 

9-17 – Walk with Nebraska Alzheimer’s Association

Walk to End Alzheimers – info. See below —

WHEN:            Sunday, September 17, 2017
11:00 AM Registration
12:30 PM Opening ceremony
1:00 PM Walk begins
WHERE:         Holmes Lake
HOW:              Register today. Sign up as a Team Captain, join a team or register to walk as an individual at alz.org/walk.
CONTACT:    Erinn Drouin, 402.502.4301, x. 8250, ehdrouin@alz.org

ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION WALK TO END ALZHEIMER’S® 2017

 Over 1,200 Lincoln Residents are Raising Critically Needed Awareness and Funds

WHAT:  Over 1,200 Lincoln residents will join the fight to end Alzheimer’s disease at the 2017 Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s. In 2016, Lincoln raised over $184,000, contributing to more than 70 million raised nationwide for care, support and research efforts for those impacted by Alzheimer’s.

In addition to walking, participants will enjoy live entertainment, free food from Runza, and interaction with the following event sponsors:  Runza, Alpha Media, KLKN-TV, Carpetland, CountryHouse Residences, Legacy Retirement Communities – The Arbors, and Stanley Healthcare, among others.

Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s is the world’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research. Participants will learn more about Alzheimer’s disease, advocacy opportunities, clinical studies enrollment and support programs and services. Walk participants also honor those affected by Alzheimer’s disease with the poignant Promise Garden ceremony.

About the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s®  The Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s is the world’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research.  Since 1989, the Alzheimer’s Association mobilized millions of Americans in the Alzheimer’s Association Memory Walk®; now the Alzheimer’s Association is continuing to lead the way with Walk to End Alzheimer’s. Together, we can end Alzheimer’s – the nation’s sixth-leading cause of death.

Alzheimer’s Association®  The Alzheimer’s Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer’s care, support and research. Our mission is to eliminate Alzheimer’s disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health. Our vision is a world without Alzheimer’s. Visit alz.org or call 800.272.3900.

Source: Nebraska Chapter | Alzheimer’s Association

Ten Golden Mantras to Those Aging Gracefully | Tips and Updates – BabaMail

Ten golden mantras for those who wish to grow older with style and dignity.

Source: Ten Golden Mantras to Those Aging Gracefully | Tips and Updates – BabaMail

 Sept 10 Grandparents Day Brunch – Lincoln Children’s Museum

Grandparents Day Brunch

 

Lincoln Children’s Museum hosts brunch
To celebrate National Grandparents Day on September 10, the Lincoln Children’s Museum will host brunch for grandparents and their grandchildren.
To purchase tickets

Source: Lincoln Childrens Museum

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