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    In Honor of Older Americans Month

    Worcester Senior Center and the Worcester JCC & Worcester Senior Center


    Wed. May 10, 2017, 8:30 am- 2 pm

    Worcester Senior Center

    128 Providence Street, Worcester, MA

    Includes Complimentary Continental Breakfast,
    Lunch, and Dessert Reception with Live Music!

    The Positive Aging Symposium, a free, day long program cosponsored by the Worcester JCC and the Worcester Senior Center, will feature speakers and workshops on themes of health, wellness, and personal growth. Geared for local seniors, caregivers, and professionals.

    Featured Speakers:

    Secretary Alice Bonner, Executive Office of Elder Affairs

    Dr. Jerry Gurwitz, Executive Director of the Meyers Primary Care Institute and

    Chief of Geriatric Medicine at UMass Medical School and UMass Memorial Medical Center

    Dr. Matilde Castiel, Commissioner, Health and Human Services for Worcester

    Morning Workshops: (Choose One)

    A - AARP’s Life Reimagined Check-up: Discover your Personal “What’s Next” Path

    B - Wellness and Resiliency: Learn to Respond with Mindful Self-compassion

    Afternoon Workshops: (Choose One)

    A - Getting Better Sleep

    B - Healthy Living for Brain and Body: Tips from the Latest Research

    Sponsors: Worcester Senior Center, Worcester JCC, AARP, Lutheran Rehabilitation and Skilled Care Center, Care one at Millbury and Brookdale Home Health

  • Time
    Wednesday, May 10, 2017 • 8:30 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Where?
    128 Providence Street, Worcester, MA 01604 - Map It
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    Worcester is known as the "Heart of the Commonwealth". Named after the city of Worcester, England, the town was incorporated on June 14, 1722 and chartered as a city on February 29, 1848.

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