Overview: Are you considering exploring a new career, finding a meaningful volunteer experience, discovering a new hobby, or pursuing an unfulfilled dream, Explore Your Future is for you!
The Explore Your Future workshop is designed to help you chart a path to a fulfilling future. Through interactive exercises and lively discussions, you will be guided to explore strategies for change, practical steps to pursue your passions and goals, and ways to live an engaged life.
For more information, or to enroll in future Explore Your Future workshops:
contact LaDonna Woodley (512) 854-5874 or LaDonna.Woodley@traviscountytx.gov.
We expect another sell-out audience at this year's event, which will include announcements from the University of Texas at Austin and the City of Austin regarding exciting new developments that will affect the future of aging in our community. Also this year, we’re creating programming that will allow for more interaction among attendees. Our goal is to provide a creative space so that people with different talents and perspectives on aging can come together to help put Austin on the map in the emerging field of aging/longevity innovation. Contact Teresa Sansone Ferguson at email@example.com for more information.
Dr. Kavita Radhakrishnan
Where: Steve Hicks School of Social Work, Room 1.214
RSVPs Encouraged, CEUs Available
GRACE Program Coordinator – Professor Sarah Swords
To RSVP or for more information, please contact Molly Cohen – firstname.lastname@example.org
Held the 2nd Tuesday of each month at our 7719 Wood Hollow Drive, #6 Building, Ste 140, this free class covers general information about the disease, warning signs, getting a diagnosis and what to expect. Registration required to 512.241.0420 x 10 or email@example.com.
Keep Aging Weird
Annual Luncheon Thursday, Nov. 1!
This year’s Keep Aging Weird luncheon features Dr. Raj Raghunathan, Professor of Marketing at UT McCombs School of Business and author of If You’re So Smart, Why Aren’t You Happy?. Dr. Raghunathan (aka "Dr. Happy-smarts") also teaches a very popular online course called "A Life of Happiness and Fulfillment". This course, based on the award-winning class offered both at the Indian School of Business and at the McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin, draws content from a variety of fields, including psychology, neuroscience, and behavioral decision theory to offer a tested and practical recipe for leading a life of happiness and fulfillment.
November 2018 will mark the return of the Austin Senior Games. Aging is Cool and the City of Austin Parks and Recreation Department, along with its partners, will bring active, older adults together to compete in three days of sport, leisure and field competitions.
Compete as an individual or on a team. www.austinseniorgames.org
Austin’s new DEATH MATTERS Meetup, sponsored by Funeral Consumers Alliance of Central Texas, provides opportunities to discuss (and learn about) death-related matters in a safe, relaxed setting.
Co-Hosts: Nancy Walker and Emily Cross
More details at https://tinyurl.com/ycd4xpod.
Call (512) 361-6241 to RSVP and receive the link to join!
As a result of recent changes to federal law, Medicare Advantage health plans will be allowed to offer long-term services and support that beneficiaries need to remain healthy and in their homes, including in-home attendant care, meal delivery, adult day health and other services. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org to attend a presentation covering these changes and learn how to benefit from these changes, including provider enrollment and reimbursement processes.
Join us for a 4 part series sharing tips on how to care for someone with Alzheimer’s or a related dementia. Taught in a small group setting, explore caregiving techniques and issues by Stephen Catoe,Certified PAC Trainer and Certified Validation Worker. Held at the JCC (7300 Hart Lane, 78731). RSVP to VCardenas@txalz.ore or 512.241.0420 x 10.
These fun sessions focus on all things baseball! Intended for persons in the early to mid stage of dementia and their care partners. Program is free of charge and lunch will be provided. Registration and pre-screening required. 512.241.0420 x 10 or Vcardenas@txalz.org.