JCC Hosting Symposium on Positive Aging


On Monday, October 22, the Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan presents its third annual Symposium on Positive Aging. This year’s theme is “Create Your Next Act: Opportunities for Inspiration and Connection,” featuring keynote speaker Ed Friedman, executive director and co-founder of Lifetime Arts, Inc., and an expert on positive aging.  He will discuss the benefits of creative engagement in older adults and its importance in healthy aging.

In addition, a panel of older adults, each of whom has discovered a creative passion later in life, will share their journeys with moderator Dr. Renee Solomon, DSW, LCSW. A variety of workshops will be offered to tap into participants’ creative sides and introduce them to new ideas and concepts relating to the topic of aging with vitality. Topics include:

Breakfast and lunch will be served.

We look forward to your joining us!  The Symposium runs from 9 am-3 pm and costs $60 to participate. To register, visit jccmanhattan.org/symposium or call 646.505.5708.

The symposium is generously sponsored by 305 West End Assisted Living.

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