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AGING MATTERS radio program

12/01/2020 to 12/01/2020

2701-C Wilson Blvd, Arlington, VA 22201

Global climate change has had visible effects on the environment and caused increased stress and property loss for the world's citizens. Recognizing a need to respond to these issues and take action, thousands of elder climate activists are working together to end the climate crisis and build a just and sustainable future for our children and grandchildren. Listen to AGING MATTERS this Tuesday, December 1 at 2:00 pm on WERA-LP 96.7 FM when host Cheryl Beversdorf talks with David Mog and Jan Greenberg, volunteers with Elders Climate Action (ECA), about ways to reduce devastating effects of climate change and ECA's actions to address issues related to this crisis. If outside the listening area, visit http://www.radiorethink.com/tuner/?stationCode=wera . To learn more about AGING MATTERS, visit the website - www.agingmattersonline.com - and subscribe to the monthly newsletter to receive email updates about new radio shows and TV episodes!

Having the Talk with Your Parents: A Live Virtual Event

12/02/2020 to 12/02/2020

9490 SPRAGUE AVENUE, Fairfax, VA 22031

Aging is an inevitable part of every individual’s journey, but choosing when and how to have “the talk” can be challenging. Join The Providence and Insight Memory Care for a live virtual video discussion about aging adults transitioning to a senior living community, including the full range of options and levels of care. Discover more about our incredible luxury community offerings and gather necessary information you need to navigate a positive dialogue with your loved ones about their next best chapter. Please RSVP to 571-396-0500 by November 28 to receive the event link. We can event walk you through the setup process.

Meet-the-Author: Pamela Nadell – Virtual

12/07/2020 to 12/07/2020

8800 Garland Ave, Silver Spring, MD 20901

Dr. Pamela Nadell will present a lecture based on her book "America’s Jewish Women: A History from Colonial Times to Today." The Montgomery County Public Library is hosting the event on Zoom. https://mcpl.libnet.info/event/4697488

Learn About ‘Connect-A-Ride’ : transportation options for the disabled and 50+

12/08/2020 to 12/08/2020

Zoom, Wheaton, MD 20902

This program will cover information about private, public and subsidized ride programs like the Escorted Transportation Program, Montgomery County Call-n-Ride, MetroAccess, and volunteer driving organizations. There will be time for Questions and Answers. The Connect-A-Ride program is administered by the Jewish Council for the Aging (JCA) and is funded by Montgomery County Government. Registration is not required. Zoom: https://zoom.us/j/94479318002

All Health Is Not Created Equal: Where You Live Matters

12/09/2020 to 12/09/2020

Online, Bethesda, MD 20814

There's a saying "you are what you eat," but maybe it should be "you are where you eat." On December 9, 2020 at noon to 1 p.m., Dr. Shannon Zenk, the new director of the National Institute of Nursing Research, NIH, will deliver a free, virtual lecture on the social determinants of health, such as where we live and spend our time, and how these affect our risks for diseases/conditions and other risks/outcomes. A leading population health scientist and an RN, Zenk's has also researched food environments (including food deserts), community health solutions, Veterans' health, and interventions to address health disparities and inequities. Public welcome. Webpage https://www.nccih.nih.gov/news/events/all-health-is-not-created-equal-where-you-live-matters. Register at https://strauslecture2020.eventbrite.com. Sponsored by the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health, NIH.

O.B. Hardison Poetry Series Dorianne Laux

12/10/2020 to 12/10/2020

201 East Capitol Street SE, Folger Shakespeare Library, Washington, DC 20003

Virtual from the Emily Dickinson Museum Price $5-$15. https://www.folger.edu/events/dorianne-laux. Poet, Dorianne Laux will travel to The Homestead in Amherst, the home of Emily Dickinson, to celebrate Dickinson’s birthday. Laux will read poetry from Dickinson’s bedroom. With language that is at times sensually earthy then heavenly lyrical, Dorianne Laux’s poems share their wisdom and beauty like a slowly opening rose. She is the author of five collections of poetry, including Only as the Day is Long, a finalist for the 2020 Pulitzer Prize. She teaches poetry at North Carolina State University and is a founding faculty member of Pacific University’s Low Residency MFA Program. Laux is a National Book Critics Circle Award finalist and a recipient of the Paterson Prize.