Category: Life Long Learning

October 11, 2020 Joe Brady

October is Health Literacy Month—a time to promote the importance of greater understanding of the science of health. Since 1999, organizations around the world have been observing October as Health Literacy Month. The advent of the COVID pandemic has increased the urgency of fundamental science and health education among the public. It’s a time to…

September 15, 2020 Joe Brady

Running out of things to watch on Netflix? Keep your brain active and try something new with these taster lectures from the University of Oxford. What can we learn from an archaeologist about hygiene? How did Italy use product design to pull itself out of post-war economic depression? Who was King Richard II’s role model?…

June 16, 2020 Joe Brady

You can reduce stress and keep you mind sharp at the same time. According to researchers at Harvard Medical School, studies have shown that many common stress management techniques also serve to improve mental functions like memory and cognitive function and maybe even help prevent cognitive decline as we get older. In addition these have…

June 9, 2020 Joe Brady

What if instead of prescribing a pill for something like depression, a doctor could prescribe a yearlong pass to the museum or a series of art classes? Would that be as effective as a drug? Could it even be more effective? How do we keep people healthy in mind and body during these stressful times?These…

May 25, 2020 Joe Brady

During this time of COVID induced isolation we can do a lot of sitting around feeling sorry for ourselves or we can take the mind away from its troubles and learn something new. At the very least it can pass the time in a productive way and at best we can actually improve our minds…

December 4, 2019 Joe Brady

For all of you that are helping make this a healthier world, Joe and Jacqui would like to pass along to you this very special gift of Lifelong Learning this holiday season. Keep your mind sharp and feed your curiosity. While the weather outside is frightful, explore these world-class resources for lifelong learners. Discover something…

September 15, 2019 Joe Brady

Improving Memory, Learning and Concentration Age related memory loss? In the absence of any disorders, a healthy human brain shows no measurable decline as we age. Only 14% of folks over the age of 65 show any measurable memory loss whatsoever. That means you have an 86% chance of going to you grave as sharp as…

August 9, 2019 Joe Brady

Lifelong Learning: Cultivating Mind and Body As health care costs continue to skyrocket, it is of international importance to find new approaches in preventive medicine. The Oxford study lectures are part of a longterm study in integrative medicine and lifelong learning. Students can participate in important research of interest to the University of Denver’s Osher…

August 9, 2019 Joe Brady

An OLLI lecture Series Tuesdays 9:30am-11:30am – Park Hill United Methodist Church 5209 Montview Blvd. Four Tuesday’s October 15 – November 5 The quality of our lives is determined by the quality of the way we live our lives on a daily basis. For decades, everywhere and everyone has been telling us to stay healthy, but the…

April 7, 2019 Joe Brady

What if you went to the doctor and instead of a handful of pills she gave you a pass to the art museum? that’s what Dr Stephanie Tierney, a researcher at the University of Oxford’s Centre for Evidence Based Medicine, is researching with the help of the University’s Gardens, Libraries and Museums (GLAM) team to…