All are welcome to attend!
We meet on the 3rd Wednesday
of Each Month: 9:00-10:30am
(meetings on Zoom until further notice. Email email@example.com for login info)
2060 W. College Avenue
Santa Rosa, CA 95401
Max Home Care
3820 Bodega Avenue
Drop off Thursdays and Fridays only. Pick up Thursdays 11am – 3pm or by appt.
Call (707) 364-0305
“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.”
Jennifer Silverstein is the founder of BeWell Network LLC, a coaching and consulting company dedicated to helping organizations create a culture where people thrive. She is the creator of The BeWell Method; Leadership for Life, an efficient and systematic process for identifying and transforming limiting beliefs into inspired action.
A certified professional coach, MHS EQ.i 2.0 and EQ.i 360 Emotional Intelligence practitioner.Organizational behavior and leadership development consultant utilizing adaptive and transformative change management techniques. Jennifer uses cutting-edge approaches and the latest research in adult development and learning, neuroscience, and mindfulness practices.
Finley Community Center Auditorium
2060 W. College Avenue
Santa Rosa CA, 95401
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 […]
My Care, My Plan: Speak Up Sonoma County is an Advance Care Planning community initiative. It aims to encourage everyone age 18 and older to contemplate, communicate about, and document their health care wishes. Our initiative is a project of Health Action, a collaborative community effort to get citizens involved in creating a healthier Sonoma […]
Rev. Joyce Duffala, Ed.D. Care for the Caregiver: Staying Sane in Stressful Times Our global village is not the same as it was 20 years ago. Random violence is no longer a rare surprise. As a result, all of us are experiencing new stressors in our daily lives. Fortunately, techniques for staying calm, centered, and […]
Marjorie Favuzzi Reclaim Your Focus With Brain Gymnastics! Many aging seniors today find themselves in a very different state than what they have known for most of their lives, not only physically but socially, emotionally and intellectually. There are ways to reclaim your brain, get back in focus and rev up your brain’s executive functions. […]