The SAGE Lecture Series
Senior Adults Gaining Enrichment
The Senior Adults Gaining Enrichment program is one designed for adults over 55 years of age who are interested in expanding life's experiences. SAGE offers an opportunity to enrich one's life through learning in a relaxed and accepting environment among peers. We cover a wide range of subjects in our college level lectures including social and cultural trends, evolving technologies, the arts, food and wine, politics, religion, economics, health and wellness, and many more!
Each SAGE session is held on the first Friday of the month and begins with coffee at 10:30 a.m.*, the featured speaker at 11 a.m., and lunch at noon. All SAGE lectures are held in room 135 at Penn State Lehigh Valley located at 2809 Saucon Valley Road in Center Valley.
Spring 2020 Lecture Schedule
March 6, 2020: Ed Meehan
Master of Public Health
Executive Director of the Dorothy Rider Pool Health Care Trust
History and changing landscape of LV healthcare through the lens of the Legacy of Leonard Pool: Meehan has offered volunteer leadership to numerous national, state, and local not-for-profit boards and special committees that mirror his focus on place-based solutions to improve and address community health issues.
April 3, 2020: Peter Iorio
Fitzpatrick Lentz & Bubba, P.C.
“Top Ten Estate Planning Mistakes” including the following:
- Benefits of having a Will.
- Jointly owned assets.
- Second marriage / blended family concerns.
- Creation and need for revocable “living” trusts.
- Making gifts and “putting the kids on the Deed.”
- Minimizing Inheritance, Estate and Income taxes.
- Execution of Durable Powers of Attorney and Health Care Powers of Attorney
May 1, 2020: Annie Brinckman
CFP®, RICP®,Wealth Advisor,
Capital Planning Wealth Management
Social Security: A critical component of retirement planning that can be both overwhelming and potentially costly if you are ill prepared. Annie will share her expertise and understanding of Social Security to help prepare you for this important decision.
June 5, 2020: Chris Karfakis
*This June 5 event starts one hour earlier, at 9:30 a.m.
The Evolution of Photography and How the Wars Changed Photography: Do you like photography that makes you think? Do you stare into a photograph and wonder? What’s all this about? Don’t we ever learn?
Come and learn about the 18th century photographer’s methods to manipulate his subject. Did he do a good job to convey what happened?
The cost per lecture is $20, or attend all four for $60. Lunch is included. For more information, contact Donna Reed at email@example.com or 610-285-5009.
Penn State encourages qualified persons with disabilities to participate in its programs and activities. If you anticipate needing any type of accommodation or have questions about the physical access provided, please contact Andrea Tessier at 610-285-5026 at least one week in advance of your participation or visit.