Medicare: Plain and Simple

Medicare can be confusing. Whether you are (1) new to Medicare, (2) currently on Medicare but losing employer/retiree group health insurance, (3) currently on Medicare with employee/retiree group health insurance and want to compare  it to available Medicare insurance options, or (4) currently on Medicare and want to review your prior Medicare choices, you have questions. This three-hour program will explain Medicare in plain and simple terms. It will provide the information you need to make an informed decision concerning your 2015 Medicare options.

Saturday, September 20
9 a.m.–12 p.m. in Sears Recital Hall located in the Jesse Philips Humanities Center

Larry Hubbell is a 1968 graduate of Ohio University. He has over 33 years of manufacturing management experience (26 years as a business owner). Hubbell began his second career as a licensed health and life insurance agent specializing in Medicare insurance products in 2001. He has been assisting individuals with their Medicare choices for the past 13 years.

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The Mound Builders

When early explorers came to the Ohio Valley region, they found numerous mysterious earthen structures in the forms of mounds, enclosures and effigies. This program explores some of these earthworks, the reasons behind them and the fates of ancient people who built them. It will also touch on new discoveries, geological aspects of the areas in which the earthworks were built and recent theories on the first people to reach the Americas.

Saturday, October 4
10–11:30 a.m. in Sears Recital Hall located in the Jesse Philips Humanities Center

Mark W. Risley is a retired airline flight operations coordinator and a history advocate. He is the president of the Oakwood Historical Society and past co-chair of The Oakwood Preservation Trust and has been involved in local independent film production. He has also served on the steering committee for events commemorating Dayton’s Great Flood in 1913.

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1966: The Year That Changed College Sports Forever - NEW

This seminar will examine the U.S. climate leading up to 1966, three events that had a huge impact upon forcing integration in college sports, particularly in the South, and the five coaches who were unwittingly involved.

Saturday, October 25
9 a.m.–12 p.m. in Sears Recital Hall located in the Jesse Philips Humanities Center

Michael Carter is a former teacher, coach and high school administrator. Currently he is a superintendent of school and community partnerships at Sinclair Community College. Carter has taught a UDLLI seminar previously with his brother.

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Developing Successful Organizations: Making Communications Work - NEW

The promise of “active retirement” leads more and more people to join an increasingly wider range of organizations that serve individuals interested in devoting time and personal interest to learning and fellowship with kindred spirits. Successful clubs, societies, guilds, etc., have learned that sustaining this interest requires good organization, committed volunteer leadership and planning. All of that can wither, however, without frequent and effective communications. This seminar will explore the use of modern media and the various tools and methods available to empower organizational leadership and results in sustainable organizations.

Saturday, November 1
10–11:30 a.m. in Sears Recital Hall located in the Jesse Philips Humanities Center

Steve Harman is a member of several volunteer organizations, including a gardening society in which he serves as communications chair. He is responsible for electronic messaging and membership development and oversees the organization’s website and use of social media.

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