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Brown Bag Lunch Series

Upcoming Programs

Watch presentations live on Wednesdays at noon.

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Wednesday, November  24 - Closed for Thanksgiving 

Wednesday, December 1 - Medicare Marketplace

  • Presenter: Rachel Alexander (CMS/OPOLE), Congressional Liaison, Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services

Wednesday, December 8 - Holiday Stress Management

  • Presenter: Shawn Mueller, VITAS Healthcare

Wednesday, December 15 - Nelson-Atkins Community Conversation

  • Presenter: Lisa Campbell-Ernst, Educator at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

Online Presentations - 2021

*Please email Matt Chandler at mchandler@kumc.edu to ask about handouts

Wednesday, November  17 - Nelson-Atkins Community Conversations: Photography as History and Art

Presenter: Lisa Campbell-Ernst, Educator at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

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Wednesday, November 3 - Groovin' with Gourds and Gratitude

Presenters: Sheril Herman of Always There Health Care and Katie Aaronson of Village Home Health

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Wednesday, October 27 - Medicare Basics

Presenter: John Montalto, LCSW, Health Insurance Specialist for OPOLE - Local Engagement & Administration - Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)

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October 20 - Medicare Changes Time

Presenter: Monica Hudson, licensed sales agent for United HealthCare

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October 13 - Nelson-Atkins Art Talk: Weaving Splendor

Presenter: Lisa Campbell-Ernst, Educator at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

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October 6 - Falls Prevention

Presenter: Jacob Sosnoff, PhD - Associate Dean for Research, KU Department of Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Science, and Athletic Training

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September 29 - Memory & Smart Aging

Presenter: Samantha Fikru, MSN, FNP-C, KU Alzheimer's Disease Center

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September 22 - Aging Gracefully

Presenter: Evah Riungu, Executive Director of Everyday Home Care

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September 15 - Testimony - from the Nelson-Atkins archives

Presenter: Lisa Campbell-Ernst, Educator at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

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September 8 - Nourishing Your Brain

Presenter: Rachel Sandoval, MS, RDN, LD - LEAP! Program Manager. KU Alzheimer's Disease Center

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September 1 - Keep Your Keys! Staying Safe on the Road

Presenter: Olivia Desmarais, The University of Kansas Health System, Trauma & Burn Administration

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July 28 - Dehydration and Older Adults

Presenter: Amy Simpson, Encompass Medical Group

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July 21 - Dementia Care

Presenter: Mandy Shoemaker, co-founder of Prairie Elder Care

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July 14 - How to Keep Your Kidneys Healthy

Presenter: Dr. Abd Qannus, Fellow in Geriatric Medicine, Division of Internal Medicine, The University of Kansas Health System

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July 7 - Grieving as We Live; Living as We Grieve

Presenter: Shawn A. Mueller, VITAS Healthcare

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June 30 - Music and Dance Therapy Benefits

Presenters: Katie Aaronson of Village Home Health and Sheril Herman of Always There Health Care

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June 23 - PACE: Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly

Presenter: Jamey Rodriguez, Community Liaison, Midland Care Connection, Inc.

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June 16 - Vaccines Recommendations and Updates in Older Adults

Presenter: Liz Carmosino, PharmD | PGY-1 Community Practice Resident, Hen House Pharmacy #32

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June 9 - Self-Compassion: A Mandala Creation Workshop

Presenter: Kathy Malone, LPC

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June 2 - Medication Deprescribing: How to reduce pill burden

Presenter: Molly Kabella, PharmD

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May 26 - Supporting Those with Dementia

Presenter: Evah Riungu, Executive Director of Everyday Home Care

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May 19 - Clinical Research in Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease

Presenter: Samantha Fikru, MSN, FNP-C, Research Nurse Practitioner at the KU Alzheimer's Disease Center

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May 12 - Know Your Options and Let Your Options Be Known

Presenters: Samantha Shepherd and Michael Campbell with Shepherd Elder Care Law; Katie Aaronson with Village Home Health; Sheril Herman with Always There Health Care; Heather Schaller with Penwell-Gabel Cremations, Funerals & Receptions; and Machell Gilhaus with Evergreen Hospice

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May 5 - After the Hospital, Before You're Home: Post-Acute Settings

Presenter: Casey Platt, COTA/L - The Rehabilitation Hospital of Overland Park

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April 28 - KU Public Safety: Active Shooter/Active Assailant Presentation

Presenter: Sgt. Kristi Sisk, Community Crime Prevention, University of Kansas Medical Center Public Safety

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April 21 - A Plant-Based Diet

Presenter - Olivia Doucas, MSW Intern with the Landon Center on Aging

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April 14 - Art Talk: The Sun, the Moon, and the Stars Above

Presenter: Lisa Campbell-Ernst, Educator at Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

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April 7 - Balance with Aging and Preventing Falls

Presenter: Ashley Mahoney, OTR/L

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March 31 - Experiencing Gratitude: A Mandala Creation Workshop

Presenter: Kathy Malone, LPC

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March 24 - Crime Prevention for Older Adults

Presenter: Sergeant Kristi Sisk, The University of Kansas Medical Center Police Department

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March 17 - Art Talk: Heroes and Heroines

Presenter: Lisa Campbell-Ernst, Educator at Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

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March 10 - Planning Healthy Meals for Diabetes

Presenter: Whitney Dunn, MS, RD, LD, CDCES, Registered Dietitian and Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist, Cray Diabetes Self-Management Center

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March 3 - Medication Management: Avoiding Medication Errors

Presenter: Evah Riungu, Executive Director of Everyday Home Care

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February 24 - Health Screenings for Older Adults

Presenters: Sheril Herman of Always There Health Care, Katie Aaronson of Village Home Health, and guests

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February 10 - Kansas AARP

Presenter: Judy Bellome

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January 27 - Play of the Day: Artists Respond to and Represent Games Within Their Time and Place

Presenter: Lisa Campbell-Ernst, Educator at Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

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January 13 - Hospice Basics & Benefits

Presenter: Shawn Mueller, VITAS Healthcare

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Online Presentations - 2020

December 16 - Art Talk: Kansas City Made

Presenter: Lisa Campbell-Ernst, Educator at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

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December 9 - Holidays and Mental Health

Presenter: Myra Hyatt, LSCSW, Social Worker, Landon Center on Aging

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December 2 - The K-ABC's Of Long-Term Care: Your Advocate In Kansas

Presenter: Claire Shanovich from Kansas Advocates for Better Care (KABC)

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November 18 - The Fine Art of Aging: How Artists Record Elders in Their Unique Time and Culture

Presenter: Lisa Campbell-Ernst, Educator at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

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November 4 - The Attitude of Gratitude

Presenters: Sheril Herman of Always There Health Care and Katie Aaronson of Village Home Health

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October 28 - Medicare Q & A for Open Enrollment

Presenter: Monica Hudson, licensed sales agent for United Healthcare

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October 21 - Inspired by Music: How artists explore rhythm, movement, and sound through their work

Presenters: Lisa Campbell-Ernst and Jackie Niekamp, Educators at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

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October 14 - Pumpkin Madness!

Presenters: Katie Aaronson of Village Home Health and Sheril Herman of Always There Health Care

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October 7 - Diabetes and Foot Care

Presenter: Natasha Belcher-Hess, Neurogenx-at-Home, and owner of KC Shoe Stop

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September 30 - Medicare AEP (Annual Enrollment Period Oct. 15 - Dec. 7): Let Me Explain     

Presenter: Chris Wilt, Independent Insurance Broker

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September 23 - Through Time and Place: How Artists Bear Witness to Their Communities

Presenter: Lisa Campbell-Ernst, Educator at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

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September 16 - Long Term Adaptable Solutions for Your Home

Presenter: Nick McIntyre, Senior Vice President of Wineteer Construction

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September 9 - Color: How It Affects Mood & Food!

Presenter: Katie Aaronson of Village Home Health

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September 2 - 15 Ways to Avoid Caregiver Burnout

Presenter: Evah Riungu, Executive Director of Everyday Home Care

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August 26 - Medicare Made Easy: What You Need to Know (Explained in Plain English)

Presenter: Chris Wilt, Independent Insurance Broker

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August 19 - Brain Gain

Presenter: Myra Hyatt, LSCSW, Social Worker, Landon Center on Aging

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August 12 - Boost Your Immunity

Presenters: Katie Aaronson of Village Home Health and Sheril Herman of Always There Health Care

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August 5 - Is Sleep the Fountain of Youth? Practical Information to Enhance Your Sleep

Presenter: Catherine Siengsukon, PT, PhD, Associate Professor, Director of Sleep, Health & Wellness Lab, Physical Therapy & Rehab Science Dept, University of Kansas Medical Center

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July 29 - Hidden Treasures of the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

Presenter: Jackie Niekamp, Educator at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

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July 22 - Downsizing: What to Do with Everything

Presenter: Peggy Shults, co-founder and co-owner of ResettleMe LLC

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July 15 - Meatless Wonders - Complete Proteins without Meat!

Presenters: Katie Aaronson of Village Home Health and Sheril Herman of Always There Health Care

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July 8 - US Census and the KCMO Public Library

Presenter: Jenny Garmon, Legal + Government Information Specialist, The Kansas City Public Library

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July 1 - Pulmonology: Introducing the AATRU Team

Presenters: Vanessa Curtis, Senior Coordinator; Shelby Almo, AATRU Recruitment; and Maggie Messplay, Research Coordinator; Department of Pulmonary Medicine, The University of Kansas Health System

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June 24 - Downsizing: Do it now? Do it Later?

Presenter: David J. Ekerdt, PhD - Professor of Sociology and Gerontology at the University of Kansas 

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June 17 - Chemo-Brain

Presenter: Jamie Myers, PhD, RN, AOCNS - Research Assistant Professor at the University of Kansas School of Nursing

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June 10 - Ask The Doctors: Why Geriatrics?

Panelists: Christina Cheng, MD, Het Dharia, MD, and Alia Khoja, MD, Fellows in Geriatric Medicine, Division of Internal Medicine, The University of Kansas Health System

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June 3 - Keep Dreaming! Sleep & Aging

Presenter: Dr. Christina Cheng, Fellow in Geriatric Medicine, Division of Internal Medicine, The University of Kansas Health System

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May 27 - Free Healthy Aging Workshops

Presenters: Tanya Rehma, program manager, and Laura Hughes Zahner, PT, senior research associate

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May 20 - Collections, Clutter, or Hoarding?

Presenter: Myra Hyatt, LSCSW, Social Worker, Landon Center on Aging

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May 13 - Medication Interactions and Falls

Presenters: Lainey Ruby, Community Pharmacy Resident at Ball's Food, and Crystal Burkhardt, Clinical Professor, School of Pharmacy - Pharmacy Practice

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May 6 - Crime Prevention for Older Adults

Presenter: Sergeant Kristi Sisk, The University of Kansas Medical Center Police Department

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May 1 - Vitamin D: Benefits and Controversies 

Presenter: Dr. James Birch, Jr, MD, MSPH, Associate Professor, Division of Geriatric Medicine and Palliative Care, Department of Family Medicine, The University of Kansas Health System

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April 22 - What is Private Duty Care and How Can It Help?

Presenter: Evah Riungu, Executive Director of Every Day Homecare

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April 15 - The Nitty Gritty of Feet and Toenails Care 

Presenter: Dr. Alia Khoja, Fellow in Geriatric Medicine, Division of Internal Medicine, The University of Kansas Health System

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April 10 - Coping in a Time of Pandemic  

Presenter: Myra Hyatt, LSCSW, Social Worker, Landon Center on Aging

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Landon Center on Aging

University of Kansas Medical Center 
Landon Center on Aging
Mail Stop 1005
3901 Rainbow Boulevard 
Kansas City, KS 66160 
Fax: 913-945-7544