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Friday, October 4, 2002


Carlisleans offer Concord-Carlisle adult and community education classes

Concord-Carlisle Adult and Community Education is offering several courses this semester led by Carlisle career management consultant and counselor, John Mattson. Mattson brings his professional insights into personality as well as a variety of diagnostic tests to help class participants deal with the challenges of life, work and relationships. These classes will be held at Concord-Carlisle High School.

Thursdays, October 3 — 10, from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., Mattson presents an innovative approach to finding meaningful and satisfying relationships in "Looking for Love & Friendship in all the Right Places." This method, based upon the principles of psychological development, personality type, occupational preference and job-search strategies includes a personality profile, interests and values inventories, and other life style checklists. The fee is $79.

"Finding a Job to Love", Thursday, October 17—24, from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. will help students find new careers, work that matches their skills and interests. This class includes career tests and the means to develop a specific action plan for the job search. The fee is $89.

The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI), is the most widely used personality "test" in the U. S. On Thursday, November 7, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., in the class "What is Your Personality Type?" Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, Mr. Mattson will offer the test, along with a discussion about how to understand your "type." The fee is $45.

Bicycle care

Carlisle bike enthusiast Tim Eliassen will lead two classes in bicycle care. "Bike Maintenance I," Tuesday, October 8, 7 to 9 p.m. at Concord-Carlisle High School is for anyone who can't tolerate squeaks, poor shifting or brakes that make noise or don't stop properly. He will cover basic maintenance items, on-the-road emergency repairs, including flat tires and more. This class is taught by lecture and demonstration—students should not bring their bikes to class. The fee is $15.

"Bike Maintenance II," Wednesday, October 9, 7 to 9:30 p.m. at Concord-Carlisle High School, for those who have a basic knowledge of bike maintenance, is a more advanced hands-on course. Students should bring their bikes as well as any parts to replace and basic tools (allen wrenches, pliers, screwdriver, etc.), if they have them. The class will have the opportunity to clean, grease and adjust bearings, replace brake and shifter cables, brake pads and chains, so students should be prepared to get dirty. The fee is $20.

To register for any of these classes or for more information, call Community Education 1-978-318-1540. Click onto Community Education on web,

Geriatric care

How can you best care for a parent or close friend? In today's fast-paced world, what can be done from afar in a crisis? How might a geriatric care manager be valuable? Concord-Carlisle Adult & Community Education is offering "Elder Care: A Guide Through the Maze," Monday, October 7, 7 to 9 p.m. at Concord-Carlisle High School, a one-night class which will give insights on how to think about and provide for aging parents. Marjorie B. Stickler, LICSW, and Jace Tilton, RN, LICSW, professionals in geriatric care management, discuss the medical, psycho-social, legal and ethical issues encountered in trying to help parents and close friends in their later years. Strategies for enhancing the safety and life quality of elders will be presented in a supportive environment. The fee is $25.

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