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COA is tackling the issues of elder abuse, grandparents raising grandchildren, and other important challenges impacting Middle TN's older adults. •Learn More•
COA is excited to announce the release Empowering Grandparents: A Guide for Grandparents Raising Grandchildren. The goal of this booklet is to empower grandparents by providing them with the knowledge and resources to meet the challenges and responsibilities in "parenting grandchildren." •Learn More•
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COA and St. George's Episcopal Church Invite You to the 3rd Annual Quality Aging Series: Courageous Conversations on Tuesday Mornings October 28 through November 18
October 28: “Life Changes and Concerns for Seniors”
Understand all the changes that affect seniors and those who love them and then begin to have courageous conversations and take action. The Rev. Christopher A. Bowhay, Senior Associate Rector, St. George’s Church
November 4: “Successful Aging: Information and Communications vs. Denial and Guilt”
These key words play a vital part for seniors and their positive aging. Gretchen Geagan, Owner, Life-Links, LLC, a geriatric care management company
November 11: “Those Legal Papers—Do I Really Know What They Mean?”
If we have completed and signed wills, powers of attorney, and health care directives, do we remember what our wishes were and are those instructions still what we want? If there is more to be done, let’s do so while we are healthy! Susie Weiss, attorney
November 18: “How to Get the Most from Visits with Your Doctors”
How to give the right information to the doctor and understand what the doctor is
telling you and why. Then do as the doctor recommends. Plus, how to seek follow-up information. Maribeth Farringer, Executive Director, Council on Aging of Greater Nashville
“Sharing Love and Support: Reaching Out to Others”
No matter whether we are care givers or care receivers, we are called to reach out to
others. The Rev. Roger Senechal, Associate Priest, St. George’s Church
Tuesday programs begin at 9:30am with refreshments and exhibits. Presentation with questions and answers from 10:00 to 11:00am in Hampton Hall. Conclude with an invitation to healing prayers in the Chapel, visit with speakers and vendors, and/or go home informed and inspired to take action.
All programs are free and take place at St. George’s Church, 4715 Harding Road, Nashville 37205. We encourage reservations (615-385-2150 x 262 or email@example.com) to help plan handouts.
For more information, contact Lynn Ragland (615-385-2150 x 247 or firstname.lastname@example.org) or Seawell Brandau (615-352-4824 or email@example.com).
Save the Date: COA's 2014 Annual Meeting will be Tuesday, December 16
Join The Council on Aging of Greater Nashville on Tuesday, December 16 from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm for our 2014 Annual Meeting. Learn about COA's expanded community impact in 2014 and future plans for improving the quality of life for Middle Tennessee's seniors. The program will also include the presentation of the Elizabeth Jacobs Distinguished Service Award to Caroline Chamberlain. More details to come.
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