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January 24, 2006 > Aging and Spirituality

Aging and Spirituality

by Richard Bray

Aging and Spirituality: My Neighbor's Faith will be held at the Fremont Main Library Fukaya Room, 2400 Stevenson Blvd. in Fremont, on Tuesday, Feb. 28, from 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 am. The program is sponsored by the Tri-City Elder Coalition, the Alameda County Library Senior Services and the Stanford Geriatric Education Center.

The focus this year will be on: The Impact of Culture and Faith on the Journey of Aging; Changes and Challenges to Cultural and Spiritual Values; and Addressing Loss and Hope.

Seniors, caregivers and professionals are invited to attend this free workshop. The speakers are: Marita Grudzen, Associate Director of the Stanford Geriatric Education Center and Advisory Board Member of the Center for Gerontology, Spirituality and Faith; Sadhna Diwan, Ph.D., Professor of Social Work at SJSU and researcher in aging issues, Ron Nakasone, Professor of Buddhist Studies at the Center for Art, Religion and Education and the Graduate Theological Union, and Mohamad Rajabally, President of the Islamic Society of the East Bay and Commissioner of the Fremont Human Relations Commission.

The program will include a panel discussion followed by an open discussion and people are encouraged to bring their questions. 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.

LCSWs, MFTs and RNs will be able to receive Continuing Education Credits for the workshop.

Aging and Spirituality
Tuesday, Feb. 28
9 - 11:30 am.
Fremont Main Library Fukaya Room
2400 Stevenson Blvd., Fremont
(510) 574 - 2030

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