Wednesday, January 06, 2016

Brain Aerobics Returns to Crowell Library - Lip Reading Made Fun

Mondays & Tuesdays starting January 25

Challenge your memory, improve your language skills, and ease the burden of hearing loss by learning to lip read. In these fun and stimulating classes, students will enhance their verbal skills by analyzing how language looks and sounds. Instructor FRANCINE KATZ challenges the class to memorize sentences, play word games and focus on lip-reading skills. She has taught this class at various locations for over 45 years and students rave how their mental agility has improved after participating. Classes begin Jan. 25 and Jan. 26 and will run through June 6 and June 7 with the following exceptions: No class Feb. 9, April 11, and May 30.

Francine Katz, MA, SLP, CCC, is a graduate of Northwestern University and a licensed speech-language pathologist and lip reading specialist. Mrs. Katz was with Pasadena City College for over twelve years. She was “Teacher of the Year” at PCC in 2005. She was also listed in “Who’s Who in America,” Western Section.

Get your brain in shape with a free weekly two-hour workout in the Barth Community Room at Crowell Library in a relaxed atmosphere with rewarding results. Choose either Mondays from 12:30p or Tuesday mornings at 9:30a. Or come and sample a class and then return ready to do some work as a regular attendee.

Boosting your brain power can only help you age with grace!