All are welcome to attend!
We meet on the 3rd Wednesday
of Each Month: 9:00-10:30am
Finley Community Center,
2060 W. College Ave.
Santa Rosa, CA 95401
“The Sonoma County Section on Aging is a coalition of agencies, organizations and individuals concerned with the well-being of older adults and the education of our members. As a network alliance, we advocate for and promote the development, coordination, and implementation of older adult services in Sonoma County.”
Dr. Harneet Chopra is certified in Internal Medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine. She received her medical degree at the Government Medical College, Patiala, India and practiced medicine in India before migrating to the Bay Area. She completed her residency in Internal Medicine at the Alameda County Medical Center-Highland Hospital, Oakland, with a focus on primary/acute care and community health. Since then she has been working extensively in the acute care, acute rehab and skilled nursing facilities with a focus on geriatric population.
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Please join us on Wednesday, January 17, 8:45am – 10:30am for breakfast, coffee, networking, and education! Our featured speaker will be Marrianne McBride, CEO of the Sonoma County Council on Aging. She will be presenting “Living Better Together – Sonoma County’s Growing Senior Population.” Marrianne McBride, CEO of the Sonoma County Council on Aging, […]
Please join us on Wednesday, Sept 20, 2017. Our featured speaker will be Ellen Bauer, M.P.P, Ph.D. “The Health of Seniors in Sonoma County” We meet at the Finley Center, 8:45am – 10:30am for breakfast, networking, and education. Ellen Bauer is the Public Health Division Director for the Sonoma County Department of Health Services. Prior […]
Please join us at our next meeting, on Wednesday, June 21, 2017, 8:45am – 10:30am. Our featured speaker will be Wynnelena C. Canio, MD, CMD Geriatrician and Psychiatrist in Kaiser Permanente Santa Rosa’s Center For Memory Care Department Dr. Canio is one of Northern California’s top experts in Geriatric Dementia and head of the Kaiser Memory Clinic in […]
Please join us at our next meeting, on Wednesday, May 17, 2017, 8:45am – 10:30am, for a look at the advocacy side of senior residential care! Our guest speaker will be Crista Chelemedos, executive director of Senior Advocacy Services (SAS) since 2011. Reporting to the Board of Directors, Crista has overall strategic and operational responsibility for […]
April is Parkinson’s Awareness month. Learn about the warning signs of Parkinson’s, community resources and national programs to support families and caregivers, and the Parkinson’s Foundation’s national walk program Moving Day® happening in San Francisco on May 7th. Colleen FischerColleen Fischer is the Community Development Manager for Parkinson’s Foundation Northern California office. Her background is […]
February 15, 2017 Sonoma County Supervisor Shirlee Zane on 2017 as “The Year of the Senior.” After introductions and announcements, we will start the program by holding round-table discussions on senior issues such as; housing, transportation, health care, senior fitness, dementia care, virtual communities, elder abuse, social isolation/depression, and more. This will prepare us for […]
Nancy Hoffman, PsyD With the aging of the Baby Boomers and the greatest transfer in wealth in history, older adults are being subjected to undue influence by friends, family members, caregivers, and other trusted people. This talk will be a brief introduction to undue influence and present some ideas on how to recognize it and […]
Executive Director for Sebastopol Area Senior Center The Executive Director is responsible for the overall administration and operation of the Sebastopol Area Senior Center and its subsidiary “The Legacy” Thrift Store. The Executive Director reports to the Board of Directors, and works with and through that body to advance the mission of the Center: promoting […]
Rock Steady Petaluma Rock Steady’s founder, former Marion County (Indiana) Prosecutor, Scott Newman, was diagnosed with Parkinson’s at 39. He discovered that training like a boxer (non-contact) lessened his Parkinson’s symptoms. Initially intended as a program to help people battle young-onset Parkinson’s disease, the program has evolved to accommodate and help people at ALL stages […]
Mitch Thompson, from Peace in Medicine will be speaking on the uses of cannabis as it pertains to our senior population. Peace in Medicine specializes in bio-grown cannabis flowers, delicious edibles, tinctures, salves, and much more! Peace in Medicine has two locations: Sebastopol and Santa Rosa. Established in 2007, Peace in Medicine was conceptualized by […]