Program Resources

Below are resources from some of DMCC's recent programs.

Informational Programs

Lessons from Previous Pandemics 

July 2020

What about the Spanish Flu? What can we can learn and what can we safely ignore from last century's worst pandemic? UCSD historian Claire Edington answers these questions and more. Click the button below to view the video. 

Sunday Salon: The Art Collection of Bram & Sandra Dijkstra, October 2019

The Dijkstras welcomed Del Mar neighbors into their home to view their personal art collection and hear first-hand stories about how special it is. View the video click the button below. 

The Dijkstras also lent their collection to the Timken Museum for an exhibit called Captivating Women. You can view a tour of it here. 

You've been Scammed:Learn How to Protect Yourself, May 2020

Glennis Gould, Crime Prevention Specialist from the San Diego County Sheriff's Department, tells us about the most common scams and how to avoid them. Click the button below to view the video. 

Meet Libby with Polly, May 2020

San Diego County Library, Del Mar branch manager Polly Cipparrone shows us to how to check out e-books, audiobooks, and e-magazines. Click the button below to view the video. 

Sunday Salon: Nate McCay and the

Ship of Gold

As part of DMCC's Sunday Salon series, Nate McCay tells us about his longtime interest in coin collecting and the Ship of Gold. Fall 2018. To View the video click the button below. 

Pandemic Response Q&A, April 2020

Click the button below to view our 4/7/20 Q&A (over Zoom) with Mayor Ellie Haviland about Del Mar's pandemic response efforts. 

Estate Planning Workshop January 2017

Click here to download Heidi Klippel's Estate Plan overview handout. 

Dangers Seniors Face with Jaime Levine, September 2020

Jaime Levine, Director of Legal Services at Elder Law & Advocacy, shares important legal information to keep seniors out of harm's way. Click the button below to view the video

Learning to Live with Uncertainty: The New Normal, July 2020

Marriage and family therapists Katie Militello and Emily Gilmore provide advice and tools for coping through this time of uncertainty. Click the button below to view the video.

Helpful Herbs with Mary Friestedt, June 2020

Master Gardener Mary Friestedt shares with us the secrets of herbs you can grow in your own garden, and how to use them in your kitchen or medicine cabinet. Click the button below to view the video.

San Dieguito River Park,

September 2020

Join DMCC and the San Dieguito River Park for a presentation on the entire known history of the San Dieguito River Valley region. From Sabertooth cats to gold, wars, and nuclear power plants, there is something for everyone in this presentation. Click the button below to view the video.

The 10 Warning Signs of Alzheimers,

October, 2020

Allison Gutteridge, Community Educator with the Alzheimers Association, shows us the difference between symptoms of dementia and normal aging, and tells us how to open up the conversation about Alzheimer's. October 2020.

Adaptable Tech and Services for Seniors with Low Vision,

October, 2020

Join DMCC and the Braille Institute to get an introduction to services available to you and an orientation to free accessible workshops and training on smartphones, tablets, computers, Amazon Alexa and more.

Health & Wellness Programs

*(See disclaimer at bottom of page.)

Building Emotional Resilience in Challenging Times with Victoria Danzig, LCSW and Dr. Enid Singer

September 2020

Victoria Danzig, Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Dr. Enid Singer, Certified Trauma Specialist share research-based facts about resilience as well as practical strategies to promote resiliency. Learn ways to train your brain to deal with uncertainty and minimize triggers for worry. Click the button below to view the video. 

COVID-19 Q&A with Frank Chisari, MD and Don Mosier, MD, PHD

July 2020

Click the button below to view the video of top infectious disease experts (and Del Mar residents) Frank Chisari and Don Mosier update us on the current state of the virus and answer community questions about it.

*Forgiveness and Letting Go with Dr. Edith Eger, January 2020

Click the button below to view a video of Dr. Eger's presentation, courtesy of Del Mar TV.

*How to Stay Safe in the Hospital with Trisha Torrey

November 2019

Click the button below to view a video of Dr. Eger's presentation, courtesy of Del Mar TV.

*Beyond Pills and Potions with

Dr. Steve Bierman 

September 2019

Click the button below to view a video of Dr. Bierman's presentation, courtesy of Del Mar TV. 

*Remember Forever, June 2019

Click the button below to view a video of the expert panel presentation, courtesy of Del Mar TV. 

Click here to download the presentation from Felise Levine, PhD. 

*How to Get a Better Night's Sleep

May 2019

Click below to view video of the expert panel presentation, courtesy of Del Mar TV. 

Click here to download the presentation from Edward Goldberg, MD.

Click here to download the presentation from Erica Oberg, ND MPH.

Click here to download the presentation from Denise O'Neil, MPH, MS, LMFT. 

Home Care Challenges and Solutions

October 2018

Click here to download The Home Care Services Consumer Protection Act Fact Sheet

Click here to download the Home Care Services Fact Sheet

Click here to download Licensed versus Unlicensed Home Care Services Fact Sheet

Click here to download Homemaker/Home Health Aide Program pdf

Medicare 1010, October 2017

October 2018

Click here to download the Powerpoint presentation from our Medicare 101 talk.

Cannabis as Medicine, December 2020

Click here to download the powerpoint program materials from our Cannabis on Medicine. 

Click here to download FAQS 

Click Here to download Resources

*DISCLAIMER: DMCC offers a wide range of programs and speakers for the primary purpose of providing education and information to the community. The views and opinions expressed during this program are those of the speaker and do not represent those of DMCC. DMCC is not responsible for any content and does not verify or endorse any information. This program is not intended and is not to be construed in any manner as medical services or advice.

Del Mar Community Connections

Phone Number: (858)792-7565

Email Address: dmcc@dmcc.cc

Mailing address:  PO Box 2947, Del Mar, CA 92014

Street Address: 225 9th Street, Del Mar, CA 92014

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