Senior Seminar Agenda

2017
NFB OF VIRGINIA CONVENTION PRESENTS
STAYING IN THE GAME
AND
LIVING THE LIFE YOU WANT
SEMINAR AGENDA
Pines Room

12:15 Lunch.

12:45 Business Meeting:
Welcome, Nancy Yeager, President, NFBV Senior Division.
Introduction of attendees.
Division Minutes and Treasurer’s Report,
Sandy Halverson, First Vice President, NFBV; Potomac Chapter, NFBV; and Secretary/Treasurer, NFBV Senior Division.

12:55 Transportation Options – Going Places On Your Terms:
Moderator: Wanda Taylor, Church School organizer; Member, Alexandria Lions Club and other community organizations; Member, Alexandria Chapter, NFBV; and Member, NFBV Senior Division.

Uber and Lyft: Earl Everett, 2016 Leadership Fellow; Legislative Representative and Secretary, Richmond Chapter, NFBV; and Member, NFBV Senior Division.

Go Go Grandparent: Joe Hobson, Retired Public Relations Manager; Member, Potomac Chapter, NFBV; Member, NFBV Senior Division.

1:15 International Seniors Perspective:
Fred Schroeder, President, World Blind Union; and Former President, NFB of Virginia.

1:45 Break

2:00 (Room, Oaks 1) Seniors in Charge – Blind Seniors Learn New Skills and Gain Confidence:
Video Produced by the Colorado Center for the Blind, Littleton, Colorado.

2:30 (Pines Room) New Gadgets -Voice Recorder and Labeling System.

2:40 What’s Happening Nationally:
Glenn Crosby, Board Member, NFB Senior Division; Former President, NFB of Texas; Former member, NFB Board of Directors; and, along with his wife, Norma, received the 2017 Jacobus tenBroek Award.

3:00 Life After Hearing Loss:
Julie Greenfield, CMP, Northern Virginia Resource Center for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Persons.
Jenifer McGilligan, Sign Language Interpreter
Mary Ann Kessler, Doylstown, PA; and Member, NFBV Senior Division

4:00 Feeling Low – Reaching Out and Making Connections, Emotional Support for Seniors:
Wanda Taylor
Joe Hobson
Debbie Everdale, Former Pre-School Teacher; Member, Potomac Chapter, NFBV; and Member, NFBV Senior Division.

4:30 Seminar adjourns.