Successful Aging - a monthly group for Young and Old — and In-Between!
How can we learn to thrive as we age? Interested in exploring this with others? It could trigger a plethora of exciting life discussions. Come join us.
- What IS successful aging? Since all who survive long generally experience sickness, old age and death, is successful aging an oxymoron?
-Interesting conversations, helpful learnings, enjoyment, friendships arise as we share our ideas, knowledge and experience.
Is it helpful – and interesting -- to learn about these issues at any age? – we think “Yes” ; what we earlier learn and do affects our later physical and emotional health, finances, whether relationships last – and what we pass to others, often including our children.
Structure: Meet once a month, more if we wish, for 1 ½ hours to share our experiences, understandings, perhaps a question/topic for our meeting, perhaps a speaker, perhaps related reading or podcast or video; occasionally a moment to celebrate a birthday of a group member – whether it’s 25 or 50 or 100.
Breakout groups can encourage deeper connections or discussions.
Participate and help shape the discussion and the structure.
Lee Robbins, Ph.D.:Social Systems Sciences, has spent much of his life organizing and nurturing groups and organizations including the Management, Spirituality and Religion Group and its annual participant-led Retreats of the international Academy of Management; the progenitor of the International Ombudsman Association; the San Francisco Gay Intellectual Salon; a multi-college urban studies and intervention program, and he recently supervised a dissertation on Re-Engagement by Elders.
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Tuesday, June 7
7:30pm - 9:00pm PT
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