Positive Aging Explores the Power of Age

Event Details

Date(s) & Time(s)::

Weekly on Wednesday at 12:45 PM until 2:45 PM from April 10, 2013 until May 22, 2013

Location: Broome West Senior Center, 2801 Wayne St., Endwell

Phone: (607) 778-6206

Email: jsprague@co.broome.ny.us

Link: http://www.gobroomecounty.com/senior/

Event Description

March 25, 2013 Updated Mar 25, 2013 at 11:20 AM EDT

Newly retired? Interested in remaining a productive, active and influential member of the community? Office for Aging offers a program called Positive Aging Academy, a six week series that explores the keys to longevity, the value of purpose after retirement and the challenges of living on a fixed income.

The series runs from April 10 to May 22 (no session on May 1) from 12:45 to 2:45. Each workshop contains a variety of activities, participant sharing, and a healthy dose of good fun. Guest authors/speakers may also be involved. Participants may attend all 6 sessions or choose the topic that most interests them, as each stands on its own.

April 10 - Blue Zones: Locations where high numbers of people reach age 100 or more and the factors that make this happen.

April 17 - Memoir: The value of reflecting on and recording your life and legacy.

April 24 - Living on Purpose: Activities/causes to most satisfy, fulfull or guide you.

May 8 - Health through Social Connections: Revisiting the importance of relationships

May 15 - Money Issues: Know what you value, then "money" will come.

May 22- Streamlining for Purposeful Living: What and how to downsize, leaving more time for purpose.

Register by contacting Joan Sprague at 778-6206.

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