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Date:
September 26, 2019
Time:
9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Location:
Lucy Corr Village, Mast Auditorium
Address:
6800 Lucy Corr Blvd., Chesterfield
Chesterfield, VA 23832
Contact:
804-768-7878
Cost:
free and open to the public
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Chesterfield Council on Aging

Thursday, September 26, 2019

The Chesterfield Council on Aging seeks to enhance the quality of life for older adults and adults with disabilities through education, advocacy and community service. Meetings include a speaker on topics relevant to older adults, as well as reports from Council committees and activities. Speaker and Topic: Aging in the Arts Co-founder and Artistic Director of Art on Wheels, Kevin Orlosky, will present on how the Arts improve physical and mental health among aging adults and how Art on Wheels achieves this through its programming.


Aging in America: Coping with Loss, Dying, & Death in Later Life.

Thursday, September 26, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Advanced age can bring a range of losses from a spouse or partner’s independence and identity.  Along with experiencing multiple losses, older people are more likely to suffer from multiple chronic conditions requiring complex medical care.  This presentation will provide mental health professionals, healthcare providers, and the wider community with knowledge of how to support the growing number of aging Americans through these losses.  2.5 CEUs available for professionals.