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

Past Sessions
Sunday, March 12, 2023 19 Adar 5783 - 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM - Conference Room and Zoom*
Sunday, February 19, 2023 28 Sh'vat 5783 - 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM - Conference 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.
Registration for this session has closed.

2) Aging in Place
With Laura Sigura, MSW, Jewish Family and Children's 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 nor 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 the forum via Zoom. Public registration is now closed. Members may access Zoom details by logging in and completing the registration form below.


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