Henry Strong - A Diary from the Civil War
Henry Strong was a private in the 12th Kansas Infantry. He kept a diary
during the Civil War and much of his time was spent in Fort Smith and Arkansas.
UAFS historian Tom Wing will illuminate Strong’s story.
Wed Feb 18 1-2pm $5 ECC CRN: 6207
Understand China: 6,000 Years in 60 Minutes!
In keeping with the Chinese theme for ReadThis, join local expert Hui Apple
as she shares a brief history and images of China and contrasts the Chinese
lifestyle with that of the United States.
Wed Feb 25 1-2pm $5 ECC CRN: 6208
Rare Birds in Arkansas
Dr. Ragupathy Kannan
UAFS biology professor Ragapthay Kannan is an expert in bird life and has
led many bird-watching tours to international locales. But this talk focuses on
the rare species seen here in Arkansas.
Wed Mar 4 1-2pm $5 ECC CRN: 6209
Wed Mar 11 1-2pm $5 ECC CRN: 6210 H2H
Plan it, plant it, eat it! James Brandli will show you how to incorporate edible
plants into your landscape, not only because they taste good but they look
good as well.
Wed Mar 18 1-2pm $5 ECC CRN: 6211
Estate and Long-term Care Planning
Attorney and elder law specialist Jamison Bonds discusses planning for longterm care and protecting your estate and assets. Topics include Medicaid and the veterans pension with aid and attendance benefits.
Wed Apr 1 1-2pm $5 ECC CRN: 6212
Foot and Ankle Health
Dr. Evan Young
The foot and ankle are an intricate system of bones, joints and tissue
that enables you to stand, walk and run pain free. But when the system
is injured or diseased, mobility becomes hindered, as does life. Podiatrist
Evan Young discusses common maladies of the foot and ankle and how
they are treated to keep you in motion.
Wed Apr 8 1-2pm $5 ECC CRN: 6213 H2H
Depression: How to Help
Dr. Patricia Walz
Learn to spot depression in others, how to support someone who may
be going through depression, and when and how to get them the help
they need. Dr. Walz is a practicing psychologist specializing in geriatrics
Wed Apr 15 1-2pm $5 ECC CRN: 6214 H2H
Eating as You Age
A registered dietitian from Sparks Nutrition Counseling Center will
discuss nutrition needs for older adults, overall healthy eating, and tips for
meal planning on a budget.
Wed Apr 22 1-2pm $5 ECC CRN: 6215 H2H
The First National Bank Building
Chuck Girard has worked at First National Bank of Fort Smith for over 40
years and has amazing insights into the history of one of Fort Smith’s oldest
buildings. Learn about this landmark, from its massive vault doors to its
Wed Apr 29 1-2pm $5 ECC CRN: 6216
Listen Up: Hearing Loss Prevention
Dr. Jana Smith
You can once again enjoy the sweet sounds of life. Join certified
audiologist Jana Smith as she discusses hearing loss, how it is diagnosed,
and innovative hearing aid options to fit every patient and every budget.
Wed May 6 1-2pm $5 ECC CRN: 6217 H2H
PAD and Leg Pain
Dr. Nasser Adjei
Do you have pain in your legs when you walk or even at rest? This could
be a warning sign of Peripheral Arterial Disease. Dr. Adjei will present
the symptoms and available treatment options.
Wed May 13 1-2pm $5 ECC CRN: 6218 H2H