Emeritus Winter 2021 Schedule

Pathfinders Program

 

SMC Emeritus Pathfinders classes are geared towards the needs of individuals who are recovering from an acquired brain injury or stroke. Pathfinders exercise classes include the following:

  • HEALTH E63 Body Conditioning After a Stroke help to improve balance, mobility, and physical endurance in a group setting.
  • HUMDEV E27 Exercising the Brain is desgined for individuals dealing with cognitive deficits.
  • HUMDEV E50 Communication After a Stroke assist in the improvement of communication skills.

Interested SMC Emeritus students who would like to enroll in the aforementioned classes are required to call the SMC Center for Students with Disabilities ABI Program at 310-434-4442 for registration details. You cannot enroll in the Pathfinders classes without first calling 310-434-4442. Registration is completed through the SMC Center for Students with Disabilities.

HEALTH E63, Body Conditioning After a Stroke

This course helps older adults who have experienced an acquired brain injury to maintain or improve their mobility and physical endurance through an individualized program offered in a group setting. Topics include how to cope with the effects of brain injury or stroke and how to restore the student’s natural energy and flexibility, through techniques used to regain and maintain physical fitness. Participation in this Pathfinders Program allows older adults to be included in their community and maintain their independence, and helps them to self-advocate and engage in activities that benefit their health.

Course Number: 9556 Time: 10:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. Th Location: ONLINE Instructor: Jaffe A O

Course Number: 9556  Time: 12 p.m. - 1:15 p.m. Th Location: ONLINE Instructor: Jaffe A O

Course Number: 9556  Time: 1:30 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. Th Location: ONLINE Instructor: Jaffe A O

Course Number: 9557 Time: 10:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. F Location: ONLINE Instructor: Evans Jami R

Course Number: 9557  Time: 12 p.m. - 1:15 p.m. F Location: ONLINE Instructor: Evans Jami R

Course Number: 9557  Time: 10:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. W Location: ONLINE Instructor: Evans Jami R

Course Number: 9558 Time: 10:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. T Location: ONLINE Instructor: Deuel E M

Course Number: 9558  Time: 12 p.m. - 1:15 p.m. T Location: ONLINE Instructor: Deuel E M

Course Number: 9558  Time: 1:30 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. T Location: ONLINE Instructor: Deuel E M

HUMDEV E27, Exercising the Brain

This course assists older adults in minimizing anxiety when memory behavior patterns change. The ultimate goal of the class is to stimulate thinking and to exercise the brain. Older adults learn the latest information on the causes, symptoms, and treatments of memory loss in older adults, as well as practice skills to enhance memory retention and retrieval.

Course Number: 9565 Time: 11 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. F Location: ONLINE Instructor: Nicholls J

HUMDEV E50, Communication After a Stroke

This course, which is part of the Pathfinders Program, increases, enhances, and maintains the daily speech function of adults who have experienced speech impairments due to acquired brain injury. Older adults learn to cope with the effects of stroke or other brain injury on communication skills, get support from those in similar situations, and guidance from professionals after outpatient therapy is completed.

Course Number: 9568 Time: 10:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. W Location: ONLINE Instructor: Feinberg L H

Course Number: 9568  Time: 12 p.m. - 1:15 p.m. W Location: ONLINE Instructor: Feinberg L H