• AAA and Lung Scans, Thursday, Aug. 2. Abdominal aortic aneurysm is a swelling in the body’s largest artery. It typically has no symptoms but can be detected through lung cancer screenings. Experts will explain how the screenings work and what Medicare covers.
• Organ Donation at Any Age, Tuesday, Aug. 7. A representative from the Indiana Donor Network will discuss how the donor process works.
• Stop the Bleed, Save a Life, Thursday, Aug. 9. A person with severe bleeding can die within five minutes. While first responders may be on the way, time is of the essence and bystanders can take action. The program addresses how to stop severe bleeding and help save lives.
• Veterans Benefits, Wednesday, Aug. 15. Millions of veterans and their families are eligible for Department of Veterans Affairs services, but many are not aware of what benefits are available and how to apply for them. The presentation will address what’s available and who is eligible.
• Power Against Fraud and Scams, Friday, Aug. 17. Information will be provided on effective crime prevention tips like identity theft, personal safety, telemarketing and home improvement scams, fraud involving the internet, sweepstakes and giving to “charities.”
• For Ladies Only: Self-Defense Lecture and Demonstrations, Wednesday, Aug. 22. The program will teach participants how to defend themselves against attackers.
• Seniors and the Opioids Crisis, Tuesday, Aug. 28. Why are older adults at risk for prescription drug abuse? Most who suffer from this do so by accident because they take more medicine than other age groups.
Experts say about 30 percent of those between 57 and 85 use at least five prescription medications, placing them at risk. A range of related topics will be discussed.