11:30 AM11:30

Lunch, Learn & Laugh with Episcopal Homes

PRESENTATION: TED Talk Viewing & Discussion. Robert Waldinger's What makes a good life? Lessons from the longest study on happiness. What keeps us happy and healthy as we go through life? As the director of 75-year-old study on adult development, Waldinger has unprecedented access to data on true happiness and satisfaction. In this talk, he shares three important lessons learned from the study as well as some practical, old-as-the-hills wisdom on how to build a fulfilling, long life.

LOCATION: Seabury Senior Housing, 1830 University Ave., St. Paul, 55104

RSVP: Kire Meyer-Quist, kmeyer@episcopalhomes.org, 651-379-5102

COST: $8, includes lunch. Cash or check only.

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1:00 PM13:00

An Antidote for Loneliness and Isolation: Social Connections

The consequences of loneliness have been the subject of considerable research in recent years. The research has helped us better understand just how devastating an impact it has on our mental, emotional and physical health. It can creep into our lives as we age, and ravage the very foundation of our health.  Singled out among other maladies associated with aging, loneliness has been declared a significant "silent killer" among older adults. Join us for this engaging VAN Forum to explore the importance of social connections and define steps that you might take to lessen the effects of loneliness in your own life or in others around you.

DATE: Thursday, January 25, 2018

TIME: 1:00 to 2:30 PM

LOCATION: Ramsey County Library - Roseville, 2180 Hamline Ave. N., Roseville

COST: Free


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1:00 PM13:00

LGBTQ Caregiver Support Group

Respite is available with pre-approval if you cannot leave the person you are caring for alone. This group is for people who identify as LGBTQ or are caring for someone who identifies as LGBTQ. Held on the third Tuesday of each month, 1-2:30pm.

Location: Wilder, 650 Marshall Ave., St. Paul

More information: 651-280-2517

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