Spring Potpourri I

January 30 – The Science of Healthy Cognitive Aging
It is no secret that our cognitive abilities change from younger to older adulthood. This is true even for those who do not develop dementia, known as healthy cognitive aging. This talk will cover some of the key ways that aging changes our mental processing, for better and for worse, in areas like attention, memory, decision-making, and language functioning.

February 6 – Creating Accessible Theatre for All
Pink Umbrella Theater Company creates accessible theater for all in Milwaukee, WI. Join founder, Katie Cummings, to learn more about sensory immersive theater and changing the narrative one character at a time.

February 13 – History of Guest House and Operations
Presentation on the origins, history, and operations of the Guest House. Originating from the heartfelt desire of a group called the “Open Pantry” the Guest House was opened in 1982 as a Men’s Shelter. Over the past 40 years Guest House has grown to become more than shelter as we have continued to provide shelter, housing, education, and services to Milwaukee’s homeless that seek to transform their lives with dignity and purpose.

Instructors

Dr. Caitlin Bowman

Dr. Bowman is a cognitive neuroscientist interested in how the brain forms memories and uses them to make decisions. Her research also focuses on how our ability to form and use memories changes with age. She uses fMRI to measure ... read more

Katie Cummings

Katie Cummings has dedicated over twenty years as a theater artist, educator and advocate for inclusion and diversity in theater. Recently, she founded Pink Umbrella Theater Co., the first one of its kind in the city of Milwaukee, focused on ... read more

Mike Williams

Executive Leader with 20 years experience leading management teams and executive level projects. Undergraduate education in Counseling with an emphasis on addictions. Clinical Substance Abuse Counselor and a Licensed Social Worker. Trained Trauma Informed Care provider through St. A.

Date: 3 Mon, Jan 30-Feb 13

Delivery Method: In-person With Livestream

Time: 10-11:15am CT

Location: UWM Hefter Conference Center or view on Zoom

Instructors:
Dr. Caitlin Bowman
Katie Cummings
Mike Williams

Fee: $20

Program Number: SPRI:100

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