Loving Your Aging Parents Well

Loving Your Aging Parents Well

Are you caring for an aging parent?

discussion group

Our Sunday Speaker Series begins again on Sunday, September 25. We will meet in the Care Center at 11:00 am to hear from

our guest speaker, Stephanie Crouch, LCSW. Her topic will be Relationship Transitions for Parents & Children. Join us for a discussion group that explores the transitions in relationships between adult children and their parents. Invite a friend. All are welcome. Contact Sarah Penzel with questions.

Please enjoy the notes below from our past meetings.

past discussion group notes- click on dates below

December 5, 2021

Speaker: Jeannie Mirassou: SAIL (Senior Advocates for Independent Living)


January 9, 2022

Speaker: Lisa Oakley

Topic: How to approach aging in place or not

February 6, 2022

Speaker: Louise Blevins

Topic: Perspectives of a caregiver and as an aging parent

February 20, 2022

Speaker: Linda Ikeda

Topic: Experiences of supporting a parent in another state

March 6, 2022

Speaker: Michael Miller

Topic: Being proactive vs letting life happen

March 20, 2022

Speaker: Sally Bryant 

Topic: Experience with changing care locations

April 3, 2022

Speaker Iryna Ishchenko 

Topic: The myth of self-care and how to take care of yourself

April 24, 2022

Speaker: Vanessa Souza from Alzheimer’s Association

Topic: Dementia/Alzheimer’s considerations

May 1, 2022

Speaker: Pastor Arvin Engelson

Topic: Sibling and Aging Parent Relations

June 5, 2022

Speaker: Nazanin Tooyserkani

Topic: Hospice Care

peer-led support group

Join others to share success and challenges of caregiving for our parents.

Monthly meetings Sunday in the Care Center from 4:00 to 5:30 pm. The next meeting will be held July 17th.