Aging in Place
St. John’s Aging in Place group, formed in 2011, presents an annual series of lunchtime programs in Bleecker Hall for parishioners and community members. Topics are issues of concern to those growing old in our area and/or those caring for relatives or friends. Clergy and other experts make presentations and lead discussions. Programs are generally scheduled on a Tuesday at 12:00 p.m. (“bring your own sandwich”) and spaced approximately 6 – 8 weeks apart during fall, winter and spring. Check the Church Calendar for events.
Recent sessions have included Conversations Across Generations, Nuts & Bolts of Health-Care Decision-Making, Music – How it can rewire your brain, It Takes a Village, Legal Issues, Getting Last Rites-Right, Balance – Physical and Spiritual, and Family Systems, Generation to Generation. Useful booklets, forms or other information is usually available at the meetings.
Join other parishioners in planning and arranging sessions. Provide refreshments for sessions.
Those interested in attending sessions, and learning about them in advance, should contact Trudy Calabrese or Lucy Stackler. Aging in Place programs are publicized in At St. John’s and in the weekly bulletin.