Upcoming Events: Grownups

Wed 6/21

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How to Revive and Revitalize Your Life After Retirement

Date: Wed, June 21, 2017
Time: 5:15 PM
Aging with grace

Gloria Dunn-Violin, Author, Workshop Leader, Motivational Speaker

Learn how to transform retirement into "revivement" and revitalize your later years. We will cover: how leading-edge scientific research can inform you in making your brain smarter and younger, how to influence your genes, and how to increase your longevity. Also learn how to plan the rest of your life—and about the beauty of age as well as the nine pillars to having a life of meaning and fulfillment. Is there something you always wanted to do? Areas you wanted to explore? Ideas you wanted to create? Accomplishments you wanted to achieve? Now is the time! Learn how to make your next years your best years.

Wed 7/12

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I'm Not Blind, But I Can't See: Resources for Those with Low Vision

Date: Wed, July 12, 2017
Time: 5:15 PM
A guide to low vision

Marlena A. Chu, O.D., FAAO, Low Vision Diplomate, American Academy of Optometry; Chief of Low Vision Services, UC Berkeley School of Optometry

Low vision occurs when a person's vision cannot be corrected with contact lenses or glasses. This talk will briefly review common conditions that may result in low vision, what is involved in a low vision evaluation, and what supportive services and resources are available in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Wed 7/19

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Creating Moments of Joy in Caregiving

Date: Wed, July 19, 2017
Time: 5:15 PM
Creating cherished memories through caregiving

Esther Koch, Gerontologist; Founder, Encore Management

The greatest gift you can give someone is your time. A scarce commodity for you, it is even more precious for an aging parent or loved one. Yet far too many people embrace their caregiver role too late and see it only in negative terms. Esther Koch will explain how becoming a "facilitator of experiences" is not only the best prescription for caregiver stress, but it will also provide you with some of life’s most cherished memories.