New – FREE PROGRAM OFFERS TOTAL WELLNESS TO SENIORS AND CAREGIVERS
Second Half of Life: Programs and Possibilities, will present strategies and grant information to improve the total physical, emotional and spiritual wellness of seniors (55+) and their families. Church leaders, volunteers and community professionals are encouraged to attend.
Sessions will be held :
November 15th 3:30 – 5 PM, Pine Grove United Methodist Church, 1580 Central Avenue Albany, NY
November 16th 9:30 11 AM LutheranCare 108-110 Utica Road. Clinton, New York
A one hour open committee meeting to discuss collaboration, training, grants and other support will take place immediately afterwards. Light refreshments will be served.
The free programs to be previewed include Being Your Best, a total wellness program for teens, adults and senior that was honored by AARP’s Social Impact Award as a “simple mind-body-spirit program for people of any faith or no faith.” An End of Life program that integrates spirituality, communication and legal issues will also be presented, along with a Brain Health initiative. Strategies and materials to Find More Love by integrating stress management and prayer will be previewed, along with information about Pilgrimage into the Last Third of Life, an online retreat. Participants will learn to use these materials with individuals, families and groups in both faith-based and community settings, such as senior centers, assisted living and health care settings.