Recorded Classes

Let's Talk Buffalo Bills Playoffs! A chat on the 2022–23 Season, Playoffs, & Potential Super Bowl

"Let's Talk Buffalo Bills Playoffs!" hosted by two of Buffalo's most-loved sports media legends: Stu Boyar & Budd Bailey! This online chat focused on the Bills' season, playoffs, and the team's potential Super Bowl run!

 

*This is a recording of a live streaming session that took place on January 12, 2023.

Understanding Lipid Profile & Cholesterol Numbers

This is for anyone interested in learning more about cholesterol and lipid profiles and how they affect our health. We’ll learn about HDL, LDL, and triglycerides, how they work in the body, and management options.

Instructor: Suzanne Stoklosa, MSN, ANP

*This is a recording of the live streaming session that took place on December 6, 2022. 

Let's Talk About Suicide & Depression

We’ll cover the signs and symptoms of depression and what treatment can look like. We’ll also discuss the risk factors for suicide and where to get help.

Instructor: Mark O’Brien, LCSW-R, Commissioner, Erie County Department of Mental Health

*This is a recording of the live streaming session that took place on Thursday, December 1, 2022. 

Reset & Refocus After the Holidays

We'll discuss moderation during the holidays and set a plan for getting back to a healthy pattern when the season ends.

Instructor: Jennifer Johnson, New Sky Coaching, LLC

*This is a recording of the live streaming session that took place on November 17, 2022. 

Living with Congestive Heart Failure

Learn about what congestive heart failure is and how it affects other organs in the body. We’ll discuss signs and symptoms, when to call your healthcare provider and ways to manage the condition.

Instructor: Suzanne Stoklosa, MSN, ANP

*This is a recording of the live streaming session that took place on November 29, 2022. 

Green Cleaning Workshop

Learn about the health impacts associated with chemicals in some cleaning products, how to find out what’s in the products you may be using, and how to find safer products.

Instructor: Donna Wysokenski, MS, MA, Grant Coordinator, Growing Places

Access the Green and Clean Recipe Booklet here. 

*This is a recording of the live streaming session that took place on November 2, 2022. 

Buffalo Scandals: The Murder of the White Witch

Journey through one of the “Crimes of the Century” in Buffalo which many lifelong Western New Yorkers have never heard of. Uncover a love triangle, hear messages from the other side, and see landmarks from right here in our backyard.

Instructor: Ryan Gadzo, MPA, Research Analyst, Erie County Department of Senior Services

*This is a recording of the live streaming session that took place on October 31, 2022. 

Wool, Woad, Buffalo to Bruges

Join us for a short history of wool making in Bruges, Belgium and how it relates to Buffalo and our experiences here. We'll also look at how natural dyes like indigo and the plants that create them (like Woad) are woven into our community.

Instructor: Mary Ann Kedron, MBA, PhD, BOD BRRAlliance Inc.

*This is a recording of the live streaming session that took place on October 20, 2022. 

Guardianship 101: Article 81 Basics

This presentation will provide the basics regarding Mental Hygiene Law #81 (MHL 81,) how it works, and what's required of a person who is appointed as an Article 81 Guardian.

Instructors: Brad Loliger, Esq. & Christopher Phillips, Esq., Staff Attorneys, Center for Elder Law & Justice

*This is a recording of the live streaming class that took place on October 13, 2022. 

Living with Vision Loss

We’ll discuss the types of visual impairment and available programs and services to assist.

Instructor: Amanda Cleesattel, MS, OTR/L, Vice President of Vision Rehabilitation Services, VIA

*This is a recording of the live streaming class that took place on October 11, 2022.