Aging Well Within Our Community

Aging WellAging Well Within Our Community is an open women’s group that has been meeting monthly for three years. We meet monthly September – June, from 10:00 am – noon. The group is facilitated by Kit Hayes with help of steering committee members Marilyn Jackson, Sherry Greene, and Lois Wainstock Fine. If you would like to know more about the group or if you are planning to attend for the first time, please contact Kit Hayes at 781-648-0373 or kithayes5 @

2018 Upcoming Meeting Dates: January 25 ,February 22, March 22, April 26, May 24, June 28

Aging Well:  Discussion Topics (a sampling)

How will you use your precious gift of time?
The power of goal setting (Intentional living)
Creating a well-balanced life
Your life story told through 5 objects
Council on Aging resources and services
Home as sanctuary
Reinventing the holidays
Declutting and simplifying our lives and homes
Housing Options for the later years
Contingency Planning  for Later Life Changes
Maintaining Good Health as we age (physical, emotional, cognitive, spiritual)
Discovering/Expressing Our Creativity
Laughter and Healing
The Power of Gratitude (positive psychology)
Healthy Eating
Let’s Get Moving  (physical exercise)
Travel options and Possibilities – what’s on your bucket list?
Legacy (our stories, family history and photos, values, contributions)
Volunteering (finding meaningful opportunities to become engaged and give back)
Financial Planning
Preparing Important Legal Documents (e.g. Five Wishes document)
Aging in Community (Cambridge at Home, Cohousing, CCRCs, 50+ communities, Assisted Living, Public Housing)
Shared Housing 
Ageism in Our Country
Preparing Your Home for the Long Haul/Preparing your Home for the Market
The Social Portfolio (Dr. Gene Cohen, MD, PhD)
Movement, Meditation and Tapping
Managing Family Relationships (shifting relationships with adult kids)
Making New Friends
Late Life Love


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