When classes are in session, OLLI provides regular single event educational programs that are free and open to the greater community. Here is information about our Fall 2023 Community Lecture Series.


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OLLI Fall Lecture Series

Wednesdays, 7:00 to 8:00 pm

This free, public lecture series will be presented via Zoom

Registration for each program is required to obtain a link

Register online here or call 541-552-6048.

Yasmin MaldonadoOctober 4 - Rheumatology Pearls

Yasmin Maldonado, MD, a rheumatologist in the Asante Health Network, will describe the broad scope of rheumatological conditions, including rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, lupus, osteoporosis, and gout, along with established and emerging treatments.

hiestermanOctober 11 - Understanding Chronic Wounds and Treatment Strategies

Mathew Hiesterman, DO, a surgeon and medical director of the wound and hyperbaric treatment center at Asante Ashland Community Hospital, will discuss the causes and effects of diabetic, venous stasis, and pressure wounds and their treatment.

sanchezOctober 18 - Updates on Treatment Options for Acute Stroke

Oscar Sanchez, MD, a neurologist at Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center, will share updates on current options available for the treatment of acute stroke, which remains a leading cause for long-term disability and the fifth leading cause of death.

Christine GodwinOctober 25 - Management of the Urological Changes of Aging Adult

Christina Godwin, MD, of Asante Urology, will cover the changes that can come with the aging urogenital system, including female and male incontinence, and conditions such as uterine prolapse and enlarged prostate.

Note: One or more of the OLLI public educational programs may present one view of a matter of public debate.

OLLI Community Connections

OLLI further extends its community outreach through its OLLI Ambassador Program and collaborations with many Rogue Valley organizations. Click here to view or download the OLLI Community Partner Directory, which celebrates the work of the organizations whose missions are most closely aligned with that of OLLI.