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Beth Am Gesharim (Bridges) Presents Two Forums for Elders and/or Those Who Care for Them

Upcoming Sessions

1. Sunday, February 19, 2023 28 Sh'vat 5783

3:30 PM - 5:00 PMConference Room and Zoom*

2. Sunday, March 12, 2023 19 Adar 5783

3:30 PM - 5:00 PMConference Room and Zoom*

These forums will be led by our clergy and professional speakers. Attend one or both if you are an elder or someone who cares for an elder.

1) Considering Senior Living?
Led by Rabbi Sarah Weissman along with Nicole Lance, JD, CSA, Family/Elder Mediator
Sunday, February 19 at 3:30 PM, Conference Room and Zoom*

Is it time for you or someone in your family to look at moving into a senior residence? What are the questions to ask? Is it difficult to discuss the need feasibility issues? Can we have productive family conversations?and emotional issues? How do we have productive family conversations about this sensitive decision? Where do we turn if we do not have family nearby? Nicole will help you to zero in on what is important to you, get on the same page with family or support team, and determine next steps.

2) Aging In Place
With Laura Sigura, MSW, Jewish Family and Child Services Care Manager, and Rabbi Heath Watenmaker

Sunday, March 12 at 3:30 PM, Conference Room and Zoom*
What if moving into a senior residence is not desired or not financially possible? How can we plan proactively for unforeseen needs? What do we need to learn about resources in our community? How do we discuss this openly and kindly within circles of family or close friends?

*Registration is only required to virtually attend either or both of the forums via Zoom. To register to attend virtually, please complete the form below by Thursday, February 16 for the February 19 forum and by Thursday, March 9 for the Sunday, March 12 forum.




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