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May 1, 2007 > Aging & Spirituality: My Neighbor's Faith

Aging & Spirituality: My Neighbor's Faith

Healing through diverse faith traditions

Celebrate OLDER AMERICANS MONTH with a free workshop on AGING & SPIRITUALITY: My Neighbor's Faith on Tuesday, May 8, from 9:30 a.m. to 12 noon at the Fremont Main Library. The fifth annual workshop is for seniors, caregivers and professionals and is sponsored by the Tri-City Elder Coalition, the Alameda County Library Senior Services and the Stanford Geriatric Education Center.

Discussion will center on: How is healing understood and supported in different traditions; Is healing communicated through prayers, rituals and other activities; and What is the role of healer in different traditions?

This year's speakers are: Marita Grudzen, Co-Director, Stanford Geriatric Education Center, Advisory Board Member, Center for Gerontology, Spirituality and Faith; Reverend Bob Ahrenkiel, Minister, Tri-City Church of Religious Science, Volunteer Chaplain, Washington Hospital; Pastor Stanley B. Long, Doctor of Divinity, Founder, South Bay Community Church, Past President, Fellowship Urban Outreach; R.K. Janmeja Singh, Ph.D. (Meji), Adjunct Professor, U.C. Berkeley, Chief Psychologist, The Hume Center; Rabbi Eric Weiss, Executive Director, Bay Area Jewish Healing Center, Co-Host, Mosaic Interfaith Television Show.

Continuing Education Credits will be available, approved for 3 contact hours for RNs, LCSWs and MFTs who attend the workshop.

The Fremont Main Library is located at 2400 Stevenson Blvd. and is wheelchair accessible.
No reservation is required and refreshments are provided. For more information, contact Alameda County Library's Senior Services at 510-745-1499 or seniors@aclibrary.org.

Aging & Spirituality
Tuesday, May 8
9:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
Fremont Main Library
2400 Stevenson Blvd., Fremont
(510) 745-1499
seniors@aclibrary.org

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