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February 3, 2004 > Aging, Spirituality, and Creativity Workshop

Aging, Spirituality, and Creativity Workshop

Sponsored by Tri-City Elder Coalition Alameda County Library Senior Services

Back by popular demand and encouraged by suggestions from the 200 seniors, caregivers, and professionals who attended last year's workshop on Aging and Spirituality, Marita Gruzden will return this year as featured speaker addressing the topic of creativity and its relation to aging and spirituality. The program will take place on Tuesday, February 24, 2004 from 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon at the Fremont Main Library's Fukaya Room. The Fremont Main Library is located at 2400 Stevenson Boulevard and is a branch of the Alameda County Library.

Marita Grudzen is the Associate Director of the Stanford Geriatric Education Center and Chair of the Center for Gerontology, Spirituality and Faith.

Seniors, caregivers, and professionals who attend this year's workshop can expect to gain insight on the following topics: Creativity as an approach for life's challenges; Ethnicity, culture and the arts; Aging and the meaning of time; Methods for maximizing our inner resources and Ritual, writing, visualization and more.

The program will include some interactive exercises as well as time for questions and answers. While reservations are not necessary, people are encouraged to arrive early. Refreshments will be provided and library books and other materials will be available on the subjects discussed.

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

For more information, please call Richard Bray at (510) 745-1499 or Michele
Marshall, City of Fremont, at (510) 574-2064.

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