Community Learning

The IOG is committed to connecting seniors and their families to current knowledge.

HBEC Lunch & Learns
Each Lunch & Learn Session includes two to three presentations by experts on various health topics, a brief overview of the Healthier Black Elders Center and its resources, and a question-and-answer segment. Participants especially enjoy being able to interact with doctors, health educators and HBEC and MCUAAAR staff in a relaxed setting. These events are usually offered September through April at various metro locations. Some topics covered:

  • Diabetes
  • Blood Pressure
  • Depression
  • Arthritis
  • Falls and Balance
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Caregiving
  • Dementia
  • Heart Disease
  • Chronic Pain
  • Sexually Transmitted Disease
  • Cancer
  • Nutrition

For more information, please contact Vanessa Rorai at