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Senior Adults Gaining Enrichment

December 6, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 1:00 pm


The Senior Adults Gaining Enrichment program is one designed for adults over 55 years of age who are interested in expanding life’s experiences. SAGE offers an opportunity to enrich one’s life through learning in a relaxed and accepting environment among peers. We cover a wide range of subjects in our college level lectures including social and cultural trends, evolving technologies, the arts, food and wine, politics, religion, economics, health and wellness, and many more!

Each SAGE session is held on the first Friday of the month and begins with coffee at 10:30 a.m., the featured speaker at 11 a.m., and lunch at noon.  All SAGE lectures are held in room 135 at Penn State Lehigh Valley located at 2809 Saucon Valley Road in Center Valley.

Fall 2019 Lecture Schedule

Sept. 6, 2019: Grover Silcox
Host of Counter Culture

Grover Silcox will provide insight into his fascinating career as an entertainer, reporter and television personality.

Oct. 4, 2019: Anthony DeSanctis
Cinema-Comedy Specialist at ArtsQuest

The History of Cinema: At the turn of the 20th century, the kinetoscope was introduced to the world. And with that, a new form of entertainment was born: cinema. Since then, the cinema has become a way of life. Many use it for artistic expression and others for spectacle. But one thing is certain: the movies bring people together.

Nov. 1, 2019: Douglas Peters
Lehigh Valley Historian
Lehigh Valley Transit Co.: The History of Lehigh Valley Trolleys

At one time, there were about 200 miles of trolley track in the region. The Liberty Bell Route connected Allentown and Philadelphia. With open track laid away from roadways, the route was the fastest way to get to Philly.

Dec. 6, 2019: Annie Brinckman, CFP®, RICP®
Wealth Advisor
Capital Planning Wealth Management

Social Security:  A critical component of retirement planning that can be both overwhelming and potentially costly if you are ill prepared.  Annie will share her expertise and understanding of Social Security to help prepare you for this important decision.

Program Cost

The cost per lecture is $20, or attend all four for $60. Lunch is included. For more information, contact Andrea Tessier at 610-285-5026 or att3@psu.edu.




December 6, 2019
10:30 am - 1:00 pm


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