Like Falling through a Cloud: A Lyrical Memoir

with Author Eugenia Zukerman

Internationally renowned flutist and writer Eugenia Zukerman will present Like Falling Through A Cloud, her memoir of handling her diagnosis of cognitive impairment. Dr. Suzanne Salamon, Chief Associate of Clinical Geriatrics at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, will moderate the presentation. Hailed by the Boston Globe as “an international triple threat…a published novelist, a television…

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Party of the Century

Looking for Centenarians to be honored!

Are you 99 or over – or do you know someone who is? Residents of Brookline and surrounding communities are invited to register to be an honoree if you are 99 years or older. A relative/friend may accept citations on behalf of an honoree if they are unable to attend the event. To register as…

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Cookin’ Up Jazz Concert Series

Concert Dates: August 1st, 8th and 15th | 6pm - 8pm

Join us this summer, rain or shine, for our 2019 Cookin’ Up Jazz Concert Series! Performers include The Winiker Brothers, Swing Legacy, and the Wolverine Jazz Band. All concerts will take place at Goddard House, 165 Chestnut Street, in our Garden. Please RSVP to 617-731-8500 as seating is limited.

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Celebrate Pride Month at Goddard

Flag Raising, BBQ & White Party

Goddard House recently underwent training to become the first assisted living community in Massachusetts to receive SAGECare LGBT Cultural Competency Certification. In honor of this accomplishment, we are celebrating our first PrideMonth by holding events throughout June, all of which are open to the public. All of these events will take place at Goddard House Assisted…

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Zulu Time – In Concert

with Violinist Gabriel Solomon, Bassist Richey Tally and Champion Accordionist Cory Pesaturo

Zulu Time is a dynamic acoustic trio who are classically trained, improvisationally oriented and fun addicted. The band’s repertoire spans genres from classical, jazz, tango, klezmer, and folk with sparkling arrangements of compositions by Gus Viseur, Astor Piazzolla, Bela Bartok and Chick Corea. This concert will take place at Goddard House Assisted Living, 165 Chestnut…

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Family Ties Got You in Knots?

Program and Q&A with Dr. Ruth Nemzoff

How can we continue to create close relationships with our adult children while respecting their independence as we each muddle through various changes in life? Join Dr. Ruth Nemzoff, author of Don’t Bite Your Tongue: How to Foster Rewarding Relationships with Your Adult Children, as she addresses this important question. This BrooklineCAN event is free…

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Navigating Your Healthcare: Tips and Tools for the Empowered Patient

Presented by Ailene Gerhardt

Navigating today’s healthcare system is complex and often overwhelming. Being an empowered patient means: Knowing the ways to advocate for oneself and loved ones Being comfortable asking questions Becoming knowledgeable about health information, medical conditions, and treatment options You will leave this talk feeling confident and well informed as you approach current or future health…

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Memory, Alzheimer’s Disease & Dementia 2019: Reasons for Hope

Reception, Talk & Discussion with Dr. Robert Stern

An interactive presentation covering the basics of normal memory, Alzheimer’s disease and related neurodegenerative disorders, including important warning signs, steps towards prevention, and the latest research. Join Dr. Robert Stern for an educational presentation combining humor and science, with questions and answers to follow. Dr. Robert Stern is Professor of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Anatomy &…

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Opening Minds through Art

Artists’ Reception & Art Sale

Opening Minds through Art (OMA) is an art program that is founded on the principle that people who are living with dementia are highly capable of creative expression. Come check out the latest creations as part of this program! For more information, call Patti Barrows at 617-731-8500. All are welcome.

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Happiness is a Choice You Make: Lessons from a year among the oldest old

Talk & Discussion with John Leland

What’s the secret to living a fuller, more content life? For John Leland, the answer came from an unexpected place: from the lives of six people age 85 and up. He expected them to educate him in the hardships of old age. Instead, they taught him lessons of resilience, gratitude, purpose and perspective that apply…

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