Older Adult (OAD)

OAD BHTH1  Brain Health 1

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Lecture: 18-96   

Critical thinking and cognitive skills through understanding key structures and functions of the brain. Particular focus on auditory processing.

OAD BHTH2  Brain Health 2

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Lecture: 18-96   

Designed to improve age-related cognitive decline through preventative measures in order to strengthen and improve brain function. Particular focus on visual processing.

OAD ELL04  Lifelong Learning for Older Adults

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Lab: 12-144

Improve or maintain mental fitness of older adults through educational activities promoting critical thinking and cognitive skills.

OAD ELL05  Lifelong Learning through Current World Events

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Lab: 54

Cognitive fitness for older adults with emphasis on local, national and global issues.

OAD FNA03  Oil Painting

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Lab: 12-54

Principles of drawing, design, color and composition for oil painting emphasizing creative skill development for the older adult population.

OAD FNA04  Watercolor Painting

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Lab: 12-54

Principles of watercolor painting for the older adult population. Emphasis will be on creative expression to develop primary skills for watercolor as they relate to composition and technique.

OAD FNA32  Drawing-Beginning Through Advanced

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Lab: 12-54

Perceptual and technical skills of drawing. Includes dry and fluid media for the older adult population. Focus on single objects, still life and landscape.

OAD HTH02  Healthy Cooking/Older Adults

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Lab: 12-54

Healthy meals for older adults, including microwave use, cuisine for singles or doubles, and meals to cook once and eat twice. Includes dietary guidelines and food safety.

OAD MOX01  Healthy Aging

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Lab: 80

Healthy aging, including diet, nutrition, disease prevention, and application of physical fitness principles to maintain health while aging.

OAD MOX02  Healthy Aging - Principles of Slow Movement

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Lab: 80

Heathy aging, including diet, nutrition, disease prevention, and application of Tai Chi principles to maintain health while aging for the older adult population.

OAD MOX04  Healthy Aging - Principles of Posture and Flexibility

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Lab: 80

Healthy aging, including diet, nutrition, disease prevention, and application of Yoga principles to maintaining health while aging for the older adult population.

OAD MOX06  Healthy Aging - Principles of Aquatic Resistance

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Lab: 80

Healthy aging, including diet, nutrition, disease prevention, and application of aquatic resistance principles to maintaining health while aging for the older adult population.

OAD MOX09  Mobility through Exercise - Strength Training

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Lecture: 1-48   

Resistance training for isolation of targeted muscle groups to increase strength, range of motion, flexibility, and increase bone density using toner bands. Designed to challenge all major muscles. Students are encouraged to participate at their own level. In addition, low stretching and breathing techniques will be taught.

OAD MOX11  Healthy Aging: Fall Prevention, Balance and Mobility

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Lab: 80

Risks and fears associated with falling for older adults. Includes setting realistic goals, minimizing environmental risks, and balance exercises.

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