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
Class for Wednesday 3/4 is postponed owing to the weather. We will reschedule this class for Wednesday April 1st...from 2-3 pm...we will have a double-header with Dr Kannan's lecture following our regularly schedule lecture shown below.
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
Love Your Gums!
Executive Director of UAFS Dental hygiene school, Pam Davidson, will cover the need to have an annual comprehensive periodontal evaluation to identify conditions such as periodontal disease that my need treatment. One out of every two American adults aged 30 and over has periodontal disease to some degree and early detection is the key to more successful treatment outcomes. We will look at risk factors, correlation with systemic disease and what to ask your dentist at your next visit.
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 and neuropsychology.
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 hidden emblems.
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