Theme of the educational seminar “The Grit and Grace of Aging”
This year’s event will be held virtually on Friday, May 13
– The Grit and Grace of Aging will be the subject of The Aging Project, an annual educational seminar for educators, clinicians, and community members for thoughtful and informative dialogue on the topic of aging, presented by a nonprofit organization local profit Willshire Hospice.
This year’s event will be held virtually on Friday, May 13 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Participants will receive login information upon booking.
The seminar’s keynote speaker will be Jeanie Greensfelder, a retired psychologist and former San Luis Obispo County Poet Laureate. Greensfelder will offer stories and insights on her journey of embracing the experience of aging, honoring her creative flow while meeting the challenges of emerging to live gracefully.
There will be additional presentations, a panel discussion with community experts and a Tai Chi demonstration.
Aging gracefully is a phrase we’ve all heard but is rarely defined. The Aging Project will strive to provide answers to the following questions: Should we strive to grow old while trying to avoid or distance ourselves from the challenges that come our way as we age?
Participants can register at https://www.wilshirehcs.org/aging-project/. The $35 cost includes this week’s event plus three follow-up virtual sessions. The Aging Project miniseries will take place virtually next September, November and February and will explore additional topics on aging. For more information, please call (805) 547-7025 x2021.