In this unique “class” you will visit four local companies and learn more about them. Visits include: Case Systems, a Midland company which offers manufactured wood casework, interior architectural woodwork, and ergonomic laboratory furniture designed, manufactured and installed in Michigan; Saginaw Township Public Safety, a division of the township police which provides outreach to the community; Evergreen Organic, a Munger company which offers certified organically grown grains and beans; and Nexteer Automotive, a global leader in advanced steering and driveline systems. After each tour, you will have an opportunity to join the class for lunch at a nearby restaurant. Your hosts are OLLI members Dan and Maggie Kempf. This class is held off campus and you are responsible for your own transportation. You will be sent addresses and phone numbers for each site, and lunch information when you register.
Wednesdays: February 19, March 19, April 16 & May 21 • 10 a.m. - Noon Price: $27 Members; $54 Non-Members Room: Off-Site
Over the years, our Behind Closed Doors class has visited some especially interesting organizations. This class includes visits to four of these including: the Dow Event Center, built in 1972, which currently hosts the Saginaw Spirit, a Broadway Series, and many other public and private events; Billy’s Contracting of Saginaw, which offers complete sitework and excavating services, roll-off and storage containers and dumpster rentals; Nagel Paper & Box of Saginaw, established in 1924, this family-owned company offers a wide variety of paper products including tubes, cans and cores; and Delta College Public Broadcasting, where we will tour the television and radio stations. After each tour, you will have an opportunity to join the class for lunch at a nearby restaurant. Your hosts are OLLI members Dan and Maggie Kempf. This class is held off campus and you are responsible for your own transportation. You will be sent addresses and phone numbers for each site, and lunch information when you register.
Wednesdays: February 5, March 5, April 2 & May 7 • 10 a.m. - Noon Price: $27 Members; $54 Non-Members Room: Off-Site
What choices do I have for in-home care? What services are available? Is a will enough? What is a living trust? What is assisted living? How do I pay for it? What decisions must I make concerning nursing homes? What is Medicare Part D? When is it appropriate to call hospice? Am I eligible for Veteran’s Benefits? At some point, most people face difficult decisions about aging and care. Life expectancy is now 77 years and the fastest growing segment of the population in the U.S. is 85+. This class will be led by Roy Schultheiss, owner of Comfort Keepers in Bay City, Saginaw, and Midland. Guest speakers will cover nursing home law, Veteran’s Benefits and more.