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an Educational Program for Mature Learners W W W.E X T EN SIO N .UCR.EDUOSHER SPRING 2016 COURSE SCHEDULE 2 Welcome to the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UCRiverside Welcome to our new members and a special welcome to our returning members who have been with the program over the last 10years. Who we are UCR Osher Lifelong Learning Institute is an educational program for lifelong learners 50 years and older. We received funding to create our program in 2003 from The Bernard Osher Foundation and we are proud to be a part of a network of educational institutions across the country dedicated to providing noncredit academic courses and lectures for mature learners. We are a community of learners Learning takes place in a peer environment with learners whose common bonds are intellectual curiosity and the experience of their generation. There are no tests grades or minimum educational background restrictionsthe only requirement is a love of learning. You can show your appreciation to the Osher program by helping us to grow our membership. Tell your friends and neighbors about the program. You can also become a friend of Osher by donating to our Osher and Osher LIFE Lectures endowment funds or sponsoring a class or lecture. Become a member of UCROsher We have made becoming a member in UCR Osher easy. You can become a member for 35 good for the 2015-2016 academic year. Membership fee is not tuition and is non-refundable. Your membership gives you access to the Osher LIFE Lecture Series and Osher courses program fees apply. Refer- a-Friend and earn a FREE Osher class. See page 18 for more details. ABOUT UCR OSHER DIRECTORS MESSAGE Dear Lifelong Learners Inside you will find yet another line-up of exciting opportunities for engaging learning experiences as we close out our 2015-2016 academic calendar. Our membership numbers remain strong and we are on track to reach 800 members but we need your help bringing new faces to our community of learners. I encourage you to take advantage of our Refer-A-Friend program to earn a free class each time you invite someone who becomes amember. In our planning for the future we find that we need to increase our annual and course fees beginning in the fall quarter. The annual Osher membership fee will go from 35 to 45 and individual course fees will go from 20 to 25. The annual LIFE Lecture Series will also increase from 60 to 65. We are committed to enriching the lives of our very active learners and hope these nominal increases will not pose any undue hardships. I welcome thoughts and ideas for us to engage in fundraising activities that will help to offset future program costs. Look out for more special events field trips and free community lectures in 2016-2017. We must make the choices that enable us to fulfill the deepest capacities of our real selves. Thomas Merton Sincerely Sandra T. Richards Director Science Law and Humanities and UCRs Osher Lifelong Learning Institute CONTENTS Courses Arts Humanities 6 7 8 Current Events 5 8 10 Film Culture 568914 Financial Wellness 6 7 11 Health Wellness 4 6 9 History Govt Law 5 8 Language Literature 5 6 Music 4 7 Osher LIFE Lectures 10 Politics Religion 4 8 Science Technology 9 Money Matters Series 11 Special Events 13 14 Donation Form 16 Enrollment Form 17 Membership Form 18 Maps 19 UCR Extension USPS 312-760 Volume LXI No. 2 March Published seven times a year in February March April July August and November 2 by University of California Riverside 1200 University Ave. Riverside CA 92507. Periodicals postage paid at Riverside CA and at additional mailing offices. POSTMASTER Send address changes to UC Riverside Extension University of California Riverside CA 92521-0112. 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Includes the physical and mental benefits of each group of postures. Ideal for those who have participated in at least 8 quarters of Beginning Iyengar Yoga. Amy Brown B.A. Certified Yoga Instructor UCR Extension. UCR Osher instructor since 2013. Section 154-CCS-004 All That Glitters is Not Gold Fri. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Apr. 8-May 13 An investigation of miracles apparitions and private revelations and what they do or dont mean for us. Every year millions of believers flock to dozens of religious shrines commemorating miracles or apparitions. Millions more dismiss them as pious fantasy or psychogenic disorders. We will examine a representative sampling of such phenomena and draw our own conclusions. Robert Garafalo Ph.D. in Philosophy of Religion and Theology has taught at a number of colleges in the U.S. Europe and South America. UCR Osher instructor since 2011. Section 154-CCS-012 Musical Instruments of the World Fri. 130-330 p.m. Apr. 8-May 13 Musical instruments do much more than just make music. Musical instrument construction all over the world in fact represents and implements entire sound concepts shapes ideas tries new technologies employs disparate materials and even searches innovative engineering in the true sense of the word. Instruments are often bound by symbolism and religious affiliation and are gender-sensitive. Some makers fashion instruments that obey their own visions and musical intentions and become unique unusual and often strange looking and sounding objects. The first four weeks of this course will survey the classification of the infinite number of these musical objects by introducing the four major families of instruments. The fifth week you will participate in the making of Sardinian folk clarinets. During the sixth week we will embark on a tour of the Museum of Music Making in Oceanside and visit the Harry Partch Collection at San Diego State University. Roberto Catalano Ph.D. earned his Masters and Ph.D. in Ethnomusicology and has taught at Whittier College and the University of La Verne. UCR Osher instructor since 2004. Section 154-CCS-006 Introduction to Mindfulness Cultivating Calm Ease and Kindness in a Busy World Sat. 930-1130 a.m. no meeting May 14 Apr. 9-May 21 In recent years the so-called Mindfulness Revolution has touched nearly all aspects of our societyfrom schools hospitals and businesses to sports media and even the military. This course introduces the basics of mindfulness with an emphasis on starting and deepening a personal daily meditation practice. Open to all backgrounds the course reviews some of the latest research on mindfulness and its potential benefits and includes sitting walking and eating meditations group discussion and feedback writing reflection and relational exercises groups of two or more designed to cultivate positive emotions. You will also receive homework assignments for building and sustaining a meditation practice. Mark Henry M.S. Columbia University has received a Certificate in Mindfulness Facilitation from UCLA. He attended retreats and workshops with mindfulness teachers researchers and educators in areas ranging from ethnic and gender diversity to aging neuroscience and concentration meditation. UCR Osher instructor since 2015. Section 154-CCS-007 UCR Extension Center 1200 University Ave. Riverside RiversideCourseGuide RIVERSIDE APRIL 5Enroll today 951 827-4105 760 834-0997 OSHER LIFELONG LEARNING INSTITUTE UCR EXTENSION SPRING 2016 The Weeks News in Review Mon. 10 a.m.-noon Apr. 11-May 16 An interactive discussion of events shaping the news each week including analyses on similarities to past occurrences in the 20th Century during the same time period. Media sources include print TV the Internet and social media. You discuss politics the economy sports show business and topics pulled from the headlines. Paul Gill M.A. International Relations and History U.S.A.F. Retired has served as a Wing Commander school district cabinet official chief operating officer community development director and has extensive experience in media relations and public speaking. UCR Osher instructor since 2014. Section 154-CCS-014 Cinematic Exploration And Justice for All Mon. 1-340 p.m. Apr. 11-May 16 Examine the boundaries of justice and fairness experienced around the world as explored through movies and film. Selected screenings have been chosen to highlight personal dramas social political cultural and gender inequities affecting individuals and groups. The concept of justice will be reviewed and discussed to show the vagaries and similarities within the countries represented in the films to beviewed. Elena Romine Ph.D. Author is a Russian educator and the author of the book The Intimate Diary of a Russian Woman. Dr. Romine is now researching cross-cultural issues. UCR Osher instructor since2004. Section 154-CCS-005 Art House Cinema Series Part II Tues. 930 a.m.-noon Apr. 12-May 17 Join us in a continued examination of the best art-house cinema films that stray far from any conventional or traditional Hollywood sense of filmmaking. Usually helmed by an auteur director art films are particularly focused on exposing audiences raw emotions and urge them toward poignant psychological examinations that can be unsettling and even shocking. Art-House films are not designed for mass appeal are made primarily for aesthetic reasons rather than commercial profit and contain highly controversial and often symbolic content. These are films that disturb and enlighten and ones that will stay with you forever. Stacy Davies MPW is an award-winning arts and culture journalist in Los Angeles Orange County and the Inland Empire a film historian at UC Riverside and the University of Phoenix. She is formerly a coverage writer for Jodie Fosters Egg Pictures and the Sundance Institute and a coordinating producer of development for E True Hollywood Story. UCR Osher instructor since 2009. Section 154-CCS-008 England The Life and the Land ThroughLiterature Wed. 10 a.m.-noon Apr. 13-May 18 Perhaps nowhere else on earth has literature more completely shown us the life of a people the politics and the geography that created it. Meet the characters see the landscapes feel the wind-swept moors and dales. Sense the energy of the city and the languid luxury of country house life. Get to know the grit and faith of an island people who built an Empire on which the sun never set and explore the potential and promise they bring to the 21st century. A discussion class built largely on imaginative literature from the verses and stories of early childhood the Brit Lit force fed to school children to the novels poems and plays we came to loveeven if we didnt understand them. Included too are rhetoric and non- fiction prose film and television and word pictures that fuel understanding. Joan C. Semonella Ph.D. Professor Emerita Riverside Community College. Joan has published a book and presented papers in the US and Britain on MacLeish and J.B. Her friendship with the poet began in 1968. UCR Osher instructor since 2009. Section 154-CCS-009 UCR Extension Center 1200 University Ave. Riverside RiversideCourseGuide Rita Hayworth 6 Program information 951 827-7139 www.extension.ucr.eduosher OSHER LIFELONG LEARNING INSTITUTE UCR EXTENSION SPRING 2016 Ontology Being the Best You Wed. 1-3 p.m. Apr. 13-May 18 Are we all capable of achieving outstanding results when we harness our emotional social physical mental financial and spiritual powers Well introduce you to the study of Ontology the study of the being which offers new avenues and pathways for you to explore your capabilities potential and willpower to transform the vision of self into a reality. We will be using different planning methods analysis models such as SWOT Strengths Weaknesses Opportunities and Threats and practical exercises that can be implemented in real-life situations to promote happiness personal growth and development. Many case studies and narratives will be shared to highlight motivate and empower you to becoming a resilient being. Nidhi Shah Ph.D. Human Resources Management Consultant has a wide range of experience in organizational leadership and behavioral dynamics and has worked with many diverse clients from different ethnic backgrounds. Dr. Shah is a noted speaker on organizational leadership women in leadership and inspirational leadership. UCR Osher instructor since 2016. Section 154-CCS-010 Say NO To The Picture and YES To TheVision Thurs. 10 a.m.-noon Apr. 14-May 19 Take a look at the latest products of the day with a focus on what they mean for sharing with friends family and co- workers. Discussions cover personal computing devices like the Smart Phones and iPads as well as computer security. Our class sessions include a combination of demonstrations hands-on exercises and discussions on how to use a variety of social media applications and networking technologies such as Instagram Pinterest Facebook You Tube and Twitter. You are encouraged to bring additional ideas and topics for discussion. The small class size allows for a high level of student interaction. Gary Bindman J.D. was a practicing attorney and served on the bench of the Los Angeles Superior and Municipal Courts for more than 25 years. UCR Osher instructor since 2014. Section 154-CCS-003 Realism in 19th Century French Literature and Painting Thurs. 1-3 p.m. Apr. 14-May 19 Designed to help you develop an understanding of the meaning of the Realist Movement in 19th century French Literature Balzac Maupassant Flaubert and will relate this literature to another cultural context namely Realism in French Painting during the same period Millet Courbet Daumier. A great collection of slides will be shown. Mireille Rydell-Savona Ph.D. is a Professor Emerita of French Language and Literature at California State University San Bernardino. UCR Osher instructor since 2003. Section 154-CCS-011 Money Matters Asset Protection and Long Term Care Thurs. 530-730 p.m. Apr. 14 Are you responsible for the long term care of a family member The best planning is advance planning. Dont wait until there is a crisis to know your options. Learn how you can preserve your eligibility for Medi-Cal and other benefits for long-term care. Find out how a specialized trust and custom-drafted power of attorney can help you to protect assets. Maureen A. Lyons Attorney-at-Law Section 154-CCS-200 RiversideCourseGuide UCR Extension Center 1200 University Ave. Riverside 7Enroll today 951 827-4105 760 834-0997 OSHER LIFELONG LEARNING INSTITUTE UCR EXTENSION SPRING 2016 UCR Extension Center 1200 University Ave. Riverside RiversideCourseGuide Money Matters Planning for Pensions andIRAs Thurs. 530-730 p.m. Apr. 21 Your pension and IRA funds are some of the most important assets you own but they are not without pitfalls. Investment estate and income tax planning must be properly coordinated to achieve an optimal result. Come learn what you need to do now to keep these valuable accounts on track for your golden years and beyond if you wish. The panel will include a financial services professional an estate planning attorney and a CPA. Robert Birgen Philip Savage IV and Tamara Sipos CPA Section 154-CCS-201 Money Matters Doing Well by Doing Good Thurs. 530-730 p.m. Apr. 28 Some techniques used by the super wealthy to grow income and save taxes are available to you too. For example did you know you can make a charitable gift that pays income back to you and your family Charitable strategies can be powerful tools in providing for yourself and loved ones while supporting a favorite cause in the future. Well explore the benefits of using charitable strategies to boost retirement income or provide for your spouse and heirs. Michelle Herting CPA and Tony Truong CSPG Section 154-CCS-202 MAY Money Matters Home is Where the Wealth Is Perspectives on Real Estate Thurs. 530-730 p.m. May 5 Real estate is the main asset for many Californians and fortunately values have been rising over the last half decade. A real estate broker will walk you through the issues to considerwhether youre thinking about buying or selling. In the second half an attorney and a CPA will talk about ways to protect your property from creditors save taxes and how to pass it on to your intended heirs. Mia McLeod Real Estate Broker Section 154-CCS-203 Watercolor the Rise of an American Art PartII Wed. 10 a.m.-noon May 25-Jun. 29 This course builds on the exposure of 19th Century watercolor and how it was elevated to a major art medium. In the 20th Century it is acknowledged as a major art expression. We will focus on the use of watercolor by English landscape painters such as John Constable J. W. Turner and Richard Parks Bonnington by French post-impressionists like Raoul Duffy and Henri Matisse and by an emerging American coterie of artists like John Marin Charles Burchfield and Edward Hopper. Features slides and lectures of the artists and their works and workshops consisting of either demonstrations or guided artprojects. Edward Perez Ph.D. has more than 30 years of experience teaching and presenting on watercolor landscape painting mixed media and figure painting. UCR Osher instructor since 2015. Section 154-CCS-015 Musical Variations on a Theme Wed. 1-3 p.m. May 25-Jun. 29 Theme and variations is one of the most basic expressions of art and in music it has led to masterpieces like Bachs famous Goldberg Variations Brahms Variations on a Theme of Haydn Elgars Enigma Variations and Rachmaninoffs Variations on a Theme of Paganini. Experiencing this form is also the best way to start understanding the architecture of music since a theme is often stated simply then varied by changing only one element at a time. Musicians love playing with music in this way and it is at the heart of jazz improvisation. This incubator of creativity has given birth to a wide variety of music. In addition to the above mentioned masterworks well enjoy audio and video examples from Purcell Handel Mozart Schubert Beethoven and Chopin various composers fun with Chopsticks Gershwins I Got Rhythm Variations a Django Reinhardt tune as transformed by guitarist Leo Brouwer several composers takes on the jazz classic Round Midnight and Friedrich Guldas brilliant variations on The Doors rock classic Light My Fire. Diane Mitchell retired music teacher Hemet attended the Idyllwild School of Music and the Arts ISOMATA studied music at UCLA where she participated in the Opera Workshop and still enjoys singing in operas choruses madrigal groups and chamber choirs. UCR Osher instructor since 2011. Section 154-CCS-013 8 Program information 951 827-7139 www.extension.ucr.eduosher OSHER LIFELONG LEARNING INSTITUTE UCR EXTENSION SPRING 2016 Annenberg Center 39000 Bob Hope Drive Rancho Mirage RANCHO MIRAGE RanchoMirageCourseGuide APRIL Modernism Design Does Form FollowFunction Mon. 9-11 a.m. Apr. 4-May 9 Modernism design has best been embodied by designers Charles and Ray Eames who gave to the modernism movement the lounge chair molded plywood chairs and building designs. We will explore the history of Modernism from its rise in popularity in the 60s and 70s and its return in the 21st Century. We will study and identify the characteristics and elements distinct to modern architecture and design. Time permitting there will be an optional tour of the UCR campus to look at its modernist architecture. Randall W. Hatch B.S. has been in the interior design field for many years both as a designer and instructor. UCR Osher instructor since 2012. Section 154-CCS-102 History at the Movies From the Beginnings to the End of the Old Regime Mon. 1130 a.m.-130 p.m. Apr. 4-May 9 From cinemas earliest days history has provided subjects for filmmakerssometimes directly from history and biography but perhaps more often by way of historical novels plays epic poetry and tales of great deeds. For screenwriters actors directors and producers the task proves to be a balancing act between being true to historical facts and meeting the demands of effective drama. For us the challenge will be to consider how well they succeed. In line with the study of history we will begin with the beginning and proceed through the Ancient world including Biblical spectaculars the Greeks and Romans the Middle Ages and Early Modern periods concluding on the eve of the French Revolution. Selected graphics and film clips will accompany the lectures. Peter OMalley Pierson Ph.D. Lecturer Fromm Institute for Lifelong Learning San Francisco has an extensive knowledge of historical movies and television productions. UCR Osher instructor since 2016. Section 154-CCS-104 The Weeks News in Review Thurs. 9-11 a.m. Apr. 7-May 12 An interactive discussion of events shaping the news each week. Media sources include print TV the Internet and social media. You discuss politics the economy sports show business and topics pulled from the headlines. Dick Stein B.S. worked for the New York Times is one of the founders of ESPN and has taught college-level history and economics in Los Angeles. UCR Osher instructor since 2003. Section 154-CCS-101 Presidential Election 2016 Thurs. 1130 a.m.-130 p.m. Apr. 7-May 12 There is no doubt that 2016 has become one of the most unique years in presidential politics. For both the Republican and Democratic parties the candidates and the issues as well as the mood of the country make 2016 a compelling year. Join us for this six-week course that will focus on the viable candidates and potential runoffs as well as the decisive issues from terrorism and immigration to gun control and theeconomy. Robert. D. Kline B.A. has an extensive background in history and political science. His first high-profile experience came as the original producer and co-creator of the Firing Line hosted by William F. Buckley Jr. He was also the producer and director of the ERA debates which dealt with gender and constitutional issues. UCR Osher instructor since 2005. Section 154-CCS-108 9Enroll today 951 827-4105 760 834-0997 OSHER LIFELONG LEARNING INSTITUTE UCR EXTENSION SPRING 2016 Annenberg Center 39000 Bob Hope Drive Rancho Mirage RanchoMirageCourseGuide SEPTEMBER Conscious Aging and Conscious Dying Tues. 9-11 a.m. Apr. 5-May 10 This course opens you to a highly interactive learning process whereby you become engaged in discovering what it means to become more conscious developmentally as it applies to the aging process. Lectures selected film clips readings and discussions will guide you through confronting ones own mortality conducting a life review and creating and developing lifelong plans actions and practices of consciousness on your journey through life. You gain an understanding of the fullness of life lived in a consciousmanner. Elaine R. Millam Ed.D. holds her Master Certification for Metta Institute is the President of Work Wise Coaching Consulting and Graceful Passages and has more than 35 years of experience in developmental psychology. Her expertise as an end-of-life practitioner has helped many prepare for fully conscious and peaceful death experiences. UCR Osher instructor since 2016. Section 154-CCS-105 The United States Civilian Space Program NASAs History Policies Transitions Current Status and Future Directions Tues. 1130 a.m.-130 p.m. Apr. 5-May 10 A historical review of NASAs origin accomplishments transitions and current status. We will also discuss its financial organizational and geographic structure. Emphasis will be placed on political social and cultural context of major historical events. Michael R. Luther M.S. recently retired from NASA after more than 44 years of service in engineering management and Senior Executive positions. He was responsible for oversight and direction in the planning development and operations of billions of dollars of science spacecraft. UCR Osher instructor since 2016. Section 154-CCS-106 The Science The Art and The Gamble of Decision Making Wed. 9-11 a.m. Apr. 6-May 11 For those who missed one or more classes in the series on decision making or are presently interested in discovering the latest science theories stories and metaphysics of making the right decision this class will cover it all. Your instructor offers the best of the most entertaining presentations made in the previously taught series. Learn new insights into what we know today and what we might learn about how our decisions today affect not just us as individuals but also the world weinhabit. Gary Bindman J.D. was a practicing attorney and served on the bench of the Los Angeles Superior and Municipal Courts for more than 25 years. UCR Osher instructor since 2014. Section 154-CCS-103 Tao of Mindfulness Transform Stress IntoVitality Wed. 1130 a.m.-130 p.m. Apr. 6-May 11 Rooted in the philosophical and spiritual traditions of the East Mindfulness is a twofold process the awareness of and attention to the moment-to-moment state of being Be here now. Over the past 30 years a secular practice of mindfulness has entered the American mainstream producing thousands of studies documenting the physical and mental health benefits of Mindfulness Meditation. Stress may well be the number one cause for most modern-day internal diseases. This course will be fluid and evolving in a Socratic way consisting of lecture interactive dialogue and practical experience including mindfulness practice through breathing walking sitting standing and lying meditation. We will investigate the fundamental principles of Taoism Buddhism and Christianity among others and learn how to incorporate the traditional theories and practices of Mindfulness in our daily lives. This will enable us to become more aware as we learn to transform stress into vitality. Michael E. Hamilton B.S. is a doctor of Oriental Medicine an Acupuncture physician has been a practitioner of the Internal Arts of Oriental Medicine for more than 45 years and created the Tao of Mindfulness a methodology of philosophy and practice for physical mental and spiritual equilibrium. UCR Osher instructor since 2016. Section 154-CCS-107 To change ones life Start immediately. Do it flamboyantly. No exceptions. WILLIAM JAMES 10 Program information 951 827-7139 www.extension.ucr.eduosher OSHER LIFELONG LEARNING INSTITUTE UCR EXTENSION SPRING 2016 Annenberg Center 39000 Bob Hope Drive Rancho Mirage OsherLIFELectureSeries Program information 951 827-7139 www.extension.ucr.eduosher Living Safely with Electricity April 12 Tuesday 130-3 p.m. How power is generated transmitted anddistributed. Wayne Williams Southern California Edison Safety Environmental Specialist Edible Flowers April 19 Tuesday 130-3 p.m. Connecting culinary history with our rediscovery of edible flowers. Jean Weiss volunteer at the UCR Botanic Gardens leads docent tours and conducts workshops in herbs and edibleflowers Aztecs Daily Life The Everyday to the Spectacular April 26 Tuesday 130-3 p.m. An examination of three Aztec lives a spinner and weaver of cotton cloth a feather worker and a temple priest. Frances Berdan Ph.D. Professor Emerita of AnthropologyCSUSB MAY Looking to the Past Preserving the Future May 3 Tuesday 130-3 p.m. History goals and mission of the Old Riverside Foundation. Nancy Parrish Chairman Vintage Home Tour and member of the Board of Directors Old Riverside Foundation Rescuing the Trujillo Adobe Riversides Spanish Town Heritage May 10 Tuesday 130-3 p.m. Stories of the Inland Empires first settlers. Darlene Trujillo Elliot and Nancy Melendez Co-founders of Spanish Town Heritage Foundation Living in Earthquake Country Our Privilege and Burden May 17 Tuesday 130-3 p.m. Exploring Californias shaky geological past preparing for its future. Nicolas Barth Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Geology UCR Ups and Down in the Himalaya May 24 Tuesday 130-3 p.m. 25 years of Indian Geology including a themed childrens story in Bengali. Nigel Hughes Ph.D. Professor of Geology UCR Sharing Our Stories May 31 Tuesday 130-3 p.m. Lessons learned about ancestry and the movement of people to North America to California and ultimately to Riverside. Julianna Cruz member of the international Food Wine and Travel Writersauthor and educator at the Bryant School of Arts and Innovation Osher LIFE Lecture Series Speaker Schedule APRIL All lectures held at UCR Extension Center 1200 University Avenue Riverside Join us Tuesdays Apr. 12-May 31 130-3 p.m. 2016 10 11Enroll today 951 827-4105 760 834-0997 MONEY MATTERS SERIES ASSET PROTECTION AND LONG TERM CARE April 14 Thursday 530-730 p.m. Are you responsible for the long term care of a family member The best planning is advance planning. Dont wait until there is a crisis to know your options. Learn how you can preserve your eligibility for Medi-Cal and other benefits for long-term care. Find out how a specialized trust and custom-drafted power of attorney can help you to protect assets. Presenter Maureen A. Lyons Attorney-at-Law Section 154-CCS-200 PLANNING FOR PENSIONS AND IRAS April 21 Thursday 530-730 p.m. Your pension and IRA funds are some of the most important assets you own but they are not without pitfalls. Investment estate and income tax planning must be properly coordinated to achieve an optimal result. Come learn what you need to do now to keep these valuable accounts on track for your golden yearsand beyond if you wish. The panel will include a financial services professional an estate planning attorney and a CPA. Presenters Robert Birgen Philip Savage IV and Tamara Sipos CPA Section 154-CCS-201 A unique series of workshops on financial wellness sponsored by UCR Osher and UCR Office of Gift Planning. The workshops provide information on issues and topics that can help improve your financial health. The Series is FREE to Osher members and the community and features professionals and experts from the legal accounting and financial planning fields. Classes are offered at the UCR Extension Center in Riverside 1200 University Avenue. To reserve your seat select from list on page 17 or call 951 827-4105 or go to www.extension.ucr.edu and click on the FREE PUBLIC Forum link or search by section number. DOING WELL BY DOING GOOD April 28 Thursday 530-730 p.m. Some techniques used by the super wealthy to grow income and save taxes are available to you too. For example did you know you can make a charitable gift that pays income back to you and your family Charitable strategies can be powerful tools in providing for yourself and loved ones while supporting a favorite cause in the future. Well explore the benefits of using charitable strategies to boost retirement income or provide for your spouse and heirs. Presenters Michelle Herting CPA and Tony TruongCSPG Section 154-CCS-202 HOME IS WHERE THE WEALTH IS PERSPECTIVES ON REAL ESTATE May 5 Thursday 530-730 p.m. Real estate is the main asset for many Californians and fortunately values have been rising over the last half decade. A real estate broker will walk you through the issues to considerwhether youre thinking about buying or selling. In the second half an attorney and a CPA will talk about ways to protect your property from creditors save taxes and how to pass it on to your intended heirs. Presenter Mia McLeod Real Estate Broker Section 154-CCS-203 UCR OSHER PRESENTS SPRING 2016 CommunityEventsOSHER LIFELONG LEARNING INSTITUTE UCR EXTENSION SPRING 2016 12 Page to Screen A SUMMER 2016 FILM SERIES Enjoy a summer of outstanding films and discussion. This series is being presented in collaboration with faculty from UCRs Department of Theatre Film and Digital Production. Films have been chosen for variety and ideas for discussion. You are encouraged to read the books from the reading list prior to each session. There will be a brief review and lecture before viewing and then a discussion will follow after the viewing. Below is a list of some of the new courses lectures and special events being planned for Fall to be offered at the Riverside the Rancho Mirage andor Palm Springs locations Nixon and the Pentagon Papers The Allure of the Ageless Movie Star Everything You Wanted to Know AboutDiamonds Sexual Repression and Persecution An Analysis Through Film The First Muslim The 2016 Presidential Election The Candidates the Campaigns and Implications for the Future of the Country Criminal Justice Issues The State of Crime and Punishment in America Mexican Muralism Gilbert Sullivan Ernest Hemmingway Art House Cinema Series A Day of Mindfulness NOTE Parking at UCR Extension Lot 51 is included in fee. To register call 951-827-4105 50 5 films Section 161-CCS-300 35 3 films Section 161-CCS-301 Film Series selection schedule and reading list will be available on or before March 31 2016. JUNE 14 JULY 12 2016 TUESDAYS 1-4 P.M. UCR Extension at University Village OSHER FALL 2016 PREVIEW SAVE THE DATE Conscious Living Aging an Intergenerational SymposiumSaturday March 19 100 p.m.600 p.m. includes book signing Registration Fee 55 UCR Palm Desert Center 75-080 Frank Sinatra Drive Section 154-CCS-001 UCR OSHER LIFELONG LEARNING AND UCR PALM DESERT CENTER PRESENT Pulling together concepts awakenings revelations and inspirations from the Film Series on Conscious Aging Tuesdays With Spirit and Soul this symposium offers an innovative forum to examine and discuss ways to achieve a purposeful aging experience as a legacy for present and future generations. Thought-provoking breakout sessions will challenge attendees to explore new ideas about health and wellbeing aging as a spiritual journey mindful beauty intergenerational collaboration and developing and preserving an arts legacy. To reserve your seat select from list on page 17 or call 951 827-4105 or 760 834-0997 or go to www. extension.ucr.edu and search by section number 154CCS001. This event is not a free forum. Marianne Williamson is an internationally-acclaimed spiritual author and lecturer. Marianne is the Founder of Project Angel Food Co-Founder of the Peace Alliance and serves on the Board of Directors for the RESULTS organization. Six of her eleven published books have been New York Times Best Sellers. The mega best seller A Return to Love is considered a must-read. A paragraph from that book beginning Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure is considered an anthem for a contemporary generation of seekers. CommunityEvents Marianne Williamson featuring special guest presenter 13 Events are free and open to the public. OSHER LIFELONG LEARNING INSTITUTE UCR EXTENSION SPRING 2016CommunityEvents UCR DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC CALENDAR OF EVENTS People and the Environment EcoVolunteerism in Coachella Valley March 23 Wednesday 6 p.m. Think you cant make a difference Youre wrong This lecture will be an interactive and in-depth exploration of Citizen Science and Green Volunteerism in the Coachella Valley. An engaging panel of experts will explain how each of us can play a role in making science happen. Youll leave knowing how you can have an impact on your community your environment and the world. Jill Alexander Essbalm April 6 Wednesday 630 p.m. UCR Palm Desert Master of Fine Arts Creative Writing professor Jill Alexander Essbaum is the New York Times best-selling author of Hausfrau one of the most acclaimed books of the last decade. Hailed by Time as Anna Karenina with a side of Madame Bovary Hausfrau chronicles the unraveling of Anna Benz an American living in Zurich with her husband and three children a good mostly as she embarks on what Oprah called a psychosexual journey of self-discovery and tragedy. Ms. Essbaum is also the celebrated author of several poetry collections including Harlot The Devastation and Heaven and has twice been named a Fellow of the National Endowment of the Arts. Breaking Point Film Screening April 28 Thursday 6 p.m. An environmental disaster of epic proportions is fast approaching and little is being done to stop it. The receding Salton Sea introduces a toxic mix of fine dust and chemicals to the air threatening the health of millions. After the film screening directorproducer Bill Wisneski will be available to discuss the impending disaster at the Salton Sea and his experience documenting it. For more information and to enroll visit www.palmdesert.ucr.edu or call 760 834-0800 UCR Palm Desert Arts Lectures Series FREE Pops Concert UCR Orchestra and UCR Concert Band March 9 Wednesday 7 p.m. Ruth Charloff and Sam R. Andress conductors UCR Orchestra Family Concert April 24 Sunday 3 p.m. Ruth Charloff conductor Complimentary parking permits in Lot 6. UCR Concert Band Festival with Local High Schools April 29 Friday 8 p.m. Sam Andress director Complimentary parking permits in Lot 6. Living Green lecture and film series in partnership with Friends of the Desert Mountains. Arts and Letters 14 VOLUNTEER FORM Our goal is to develop a more member-driven organization. Please let us know if you can help in any of the following ways and we will contact you to discuss the opportunity in more detail. Activities Coordinates and books field trips book and film activities. 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Working on a committee Teaching a course specify subject Presenting on a topic Leading a study group specify Serving as a class assistant Serving as an Ambassador Helping with administrative tasks e.g. mailings distribution etc. Thank you for volunteering as a way to contribute to the success of our OSHERProgram Mail this completed form to Osher Lifelong Learning Institute UCR Extension Center 1200 University Ave. Riverside CA 92507-4596 Name Email Phone 15 Your gift may be 100 tax- deductible. Federal Tax ID 23-7433570. Check with your tax consultant to confirm. Questions Contact Sandra T. Richards Director Osher Lifelong Learning Institute UC Riverside Extension 1200 University Avenue Riverside CA 92507 951 827.7139 srichardsucx.ucr.edu 16 Program information 951 827-7139 www.extension.ucr.eduosher If you appreciate how the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute enriches your life please become a friend of the program. Osher needs your financial support to ensure our long-term viability. 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BECOME A FRIEND OF OSHER Email Address City Phone State Zip First Name Middle Initial Last Name Choose your level of support Or support in monthly installments credit card only 5month for 12 months - 60 total 10month for 12 months - 120 total month for months My gift is in honormemory of List my name as follows VisaMastercard Number print clearly Expiration Date Authorizing Signature Mail this form with donation to Osher Lifelong Learning Institute UCR Extension 1200 University Avenue Riverside CA 92507-4596 Check Amount Personal Check Payable to The UCR Foundation DONATION FORM 1000 Designate my gift to the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Fund Designate my gift to the Osher LIFE Lecture Series Endowment Please add me to the mailing list to receive the UCR Planned Giving Newsletter 500 250 100 50 25 Other Parking permit required 17Enroll today 951 827-4105 760 834-0997 OSHER COURSE SELECTION FORM 2015-2016 SELECT YOUR OSHER COURSES Annual Osher LIFE Lecture Series RIVERSIDE Intermediate Iyengar Yoga All That Glitters is Not Gold Musical Instruments of the World Introduction to Mindfulness Cultivating Calm Ease and Kindness in a Busy World The Weeks News in Review Cinematic Exploration And Justice for All Art House Cinema Series Part II England The Life and the Land Through Literature Ontology Being the Best You Say NO to the Picture and YES to the Vision Realism in 19th Century French Literature and Painting Money Matters Asset Protection and Long Term Care Money Matters Planning for Pensions and IRAs Money Matters Doing Well by Doing Good Money Matters Home is Where the Wealth Is Perspectives on Real Estate Watercolor the Rise of an American Art Part II Musical Variations on a Theme 154-CCS-004 154-CCS-012 154-CCS-006 154-CCS-007 154-CCS-014 154-CCS-005 154-CCS-008 154-CCS-009 154-CCS-010 154-CCS-003 154-CCS-011 154-CCS-200 154-CCS-201 154-CCS-202 154-CCS-203 154-CCS-015 154-CCS-013 4116 4816 4816 4916 41116 41116 41216 41316 41316 41416 41416 41416 42116 42816 5516 52516 52516 4 4 4 4 5 5 5 5 6 6 6 6 7 7 7 7 7 PAGE SECTION START FEE SUBTOTAL 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 FREE FREE FREE FREE 20 20 Select courses add up fees then complete reverse side. 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UCR Extension Center 1200 University Ave. Riverside No parking permit required RANCHO MIRAGE Conscious Living and Aging Intergenerational Symposium Modernism Design Does Form Follow Function History at the Movies From the Beginnings to the End of the Old Regime The Weeks News in Review Presidential Election 2016 Conscious Aging and Dying The United States Civilian Space Program The Science the Art and the Gamble of Decision-Making Tao of Mindfulness Transform Stress into Vitality 154-CCS-001 154-CCS-102 154-CCS-104 154-CCS-101 154-CCS-108 154-CCS-105 154-CCS-106 154-CCS-103 154-CCS-107 31916 4416 4416 4716 4716 4516 4516 4616 4616 13 8 8 8 8 9 9 9 9 55 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 COURSE ENROLLMENT FEES SUBTOTAL Annenberg Center 39000 Bob Hope Drive Rancho Mirage UCR Palm Desert Center 75-080 Frank Sinatra Drive Palm Desert 18 How did you hear about us m Membership Renewal m New MembershipUse separate forms for each person. 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Riverside Classes UCR Extension Center 1200 University Avenue Riverside RIVERSIDE EXTENSION Rancho Mirage Classes Annenberg Center for Health Sciences 39000 Bob Hope Dr Rancho Mirage ANNENBERG CENTER Like us on Facebook httpswww.facebook.comUCR.Ext.OSHER.LifelongLearningInstitute Palm Desert Classes UCR Palm Desert Center 75080 Frank Sinatra Dr Palm Desert UCR PALM DESERT Insightful Learning for Ageless Minds AN INTERGENERATIONAL SYMPOSIUM MONEY MATTERS SERIES LOCATED IN Riverside Rancho Mirage Palm Desert ACADEMIC CALENDAR 2015-2016 Winter Quarter January 12March 31 2016 Spring Quarter April 4May 28 2016 Summer Quarter June 14July 12 2016 UCR Extension USPS 312-760 Riverside CA 92521-0112 PERIODICAL Postage Paid at Riverside CA Like us on Facebook httpswww.facebook.comUCR.Ext.OSHER.LifelongLearningInstitute p.11 UCR Palm Desert Center UCR Extension Center Asset Protection and Long Term Care April 14 Planning for Pensions and IRAs April 21 Doing Well By Doing Good April 28 Home is Where the Wealth Is May 5 p.13 W W W.E X T EN SIO N .UCR.EDUOSHER SPRING 2016 Conscious Living Aging Saturday March 19 100 p.m.600 p.m. includes book signing Marianne Williamson featuring special guest presenter A unique series of workshops on financialwellness. Thursdays 530-730 p.m.