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The Next Chapter: Well-being, Fulfillment and Joy

July 27, 2014

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SPECIAL Fall seminar conducted by Helen Dennis, noted author and specialist in aging, helps you make your next chapter, the BEST chapter.

Evidenced based research assists USC faculty and staff to EXPLORE where they are now and where they want to go.

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Fit For Life – Physical Fitness Workshop

July 26, 2014

Jackie demonstrating hand forwardContinuing the USC Emeriti Center Wellness Series, the USC Emeriti Center presented a special Fit for Life Physical Fitness Workshop on June 25, 2014 from 10 am to noon featuring Jacquelyn Dylla, PT, DPT, OCS. It was so popular, that another workshop is planned for Wednesday, October 8, from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. in GER 224. Click to RSVP

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Dr. Dylla is the USC Physical Therapy Director at the Engemann Student Health Center. She demonstrated practical ways to keep physically fit, answered questions from the audience, and engaged the audience in balance exercises.

A highlight of the morning included joint exercise demonstrations with Jackie Dylla and our own USC Trustee, Dr. Verna Dauterive. Dr. Dauterive impressed all with her balance, energy, and expert maneuvering. Other USC VIP’s included Dr. Roger Rossier and Dean Emeritus Gib Hentchke.

To view video recording, click HERE.

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Joy of Law Avoiding Legal Problems in Life and Beyond

May 26, 2014

Dagmar Halamka
As part of its continuing Wellness Series, The USC Emeriti Center featured retired USC business law professor Dagmar Halamka, on May 20, 2014.

The 2+ hour law seminar reviewed a range of legal issues including living trusts and their tax advantages and powers of attorney for health care and financial affairs. The recorded seminar and handouts are available. Continue reading


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Dr. Joy Garrison Cauffman

Dr. Joy Garrison Cauffman served three U.S. presidents: Consultant, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Council on Physical Fitness; Consultant, John F. Kennedy’s Council on Physical Fitness; and Member, Richard M. Nixon’s Committee on Health Education. She was the first woman to receive a professorship in the Department of Family Medicine at USC. Continue reading

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