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February 15, 2005 > Aging & Spirituality Program to be Held in Union City

Aging & Spirituality Program to be Held in Union City

by Richard Bray

The Tri-City Elder Coalition, Alameda County Library Senior Services and the Stanford Geriatric Education Center will host a free workshop entitled "Aging & Spirituality in Everyday Activities." The workshop will take place on Feb. 22 from 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Ruggieri Senior Center in Union City.

This workshop, in its third year, is for seniors, caregivers, and professionals. This year's topic is "Creating Sacred Spaces in the Mind & Heart, in the Body, in the Home and in the Community." Speakers will be Marita Grudzen, associate director of the Stanford Geriatric Education Center and chair of the Center for Gerontology, Spirituality and Faith; Charlotte Jacobs, artist, volunteer, ritualist and grandmother; and Ron Nakasone, professor of Buddhist studies, Center for Art, Religion and Education, Graduate Theological Union.

Continuing Education credits will be available for LCSWs, RNs and MFTs attending the workshop. Refreshments will be served.

Feb. 22, 9:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. at the Ruggieri Senior Center, 33997 Alvarado-Niles Rd. in Union City. For more information contact the Tri-City Elder Coalition at (510) 574-2030.

 
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