How Caregivers Can Meet the Challenges of Alzheimer’s Disease

at Brookline Senior Center, 93 Winchester Street, Brookline

Please join us for an insightful talk on ways to develop the practice of noticing, responding and connecting to the inner person beneath the chaos of Alzheimer’s. Medical ethicist and recipient of the Alzheimer’s Association Distinguished Service Award, Dr. Stephen G. Post will discuss immediately actionable interventions based on his patient case studies and wisdom…

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“Aging Together: Senior Children and Their Parents” at Goddard House

As life expectancy rates grow so does our prospect of caring for a parent in our own “golden years.” Now, hear the fascinating results of a Boston-based study that provides new insights about the complicated relationships of older adult children (aged 65+) and their very old parents (aged 90+). Based on interviews of more than…

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Living Artfully with Parkinson’s

Mondays starting January 24th on Zoom | Free of charge and open to the Parkinson's community

Join Meredith Griffiths, Joshua Min and Anne Muskopf in exploring different artistic mediums such as paint, clay collage and printmaking. Our team will introduce various methods and musical genres to enable and ease motor activity. No art experience required!

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Living Musically with Parkinson’s

12-week class offered on Zoom | Free of charge and open to the Parkinson's community

Music therapist and neuroscientist Joshua Min, specializes in working with older adults, and those living with Parkinson’s, to help improve their quality of life through the power of music.

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Tai Chi for Parkinson’s

Class offered on Zoom | Free of charge and open to the Parkinson's community

Designed specifically to improve strength, balance, flexibility, mental focus and emotional tranquility, tai chi has been proven to help minimize the symptoms of Parkinson’s. Join Instructor, Ruth Schechter, an experienced tai chi teacher for older adults and individuals living with Parkinson’s. Trained as a musician, Ruth has experience with the Alexander Technique and the Feldenkrais…

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LGBT & Friends Intergenerational Discussion Group

The Goddard House Assisted Living and Memory Support Community, 165 Chestnut Street, Brookline, will host the LGBT and Friends Intergenerational Discussion Group at 3:30 p.m. Nov. 18.  Limited spaces are available for members of the Brookline community. For more information and to reserve a space, email Rebecca Margolin at rmargolin@goddardhouse.org. 

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Lunch and Learn from the Parkinson’s Specialists

Gather valuable insights from our panel of Parkinson’s Specialists on how the Goddard House Parkinson’s in Motion program helps our assisted living residents and members of the community to better manage their symptoms of Parkinson’s with specialized programs focused on addressing movement, mental health and enhancing quality of life for those living with Parkinson’s Disease. …

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Dance for Parkinson’s

24-week class offered on Zoom | Free of charge and open to the Parkinson's community

Relax and enjoy movement to music from modern, ballet, tap, folk and social dancing, designed to engage participants’ minds and bodies. Dance instructor, Nancy Murphy, who completed Dance for PD® Introductory Training at Mark Morris Dance Center in Brooklyn, NY, has been teaching dance for more than 30 years. She is an instructor at Rugcutters’…

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Tai Chi for Parkinson’s

12 week class offered on Zoom | Free of charge and open to the Parkinson's Community

Designed specifically to improve strength, balance, flexibility, mental focus and emotional tranquility, tai chi has been proven to help minimize the symptoms of Parkinson’s. Join Instructor, Ruth Schechter, an experienced tai chi teacher for older adults and individuals living with Parkinson’s. Trained as a musician, Ruth has experience with the Alexander Technique and the Feldenkrais…

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Greg O’Brien: Inside the Mind of Alzheimer’s

Join Us for a Speaking Event!  Master storyteller and bestselling author  Greg O’Brien provides his roadmap for how to fight Alzheimer’s and  how not to give up!  Diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer’s, career journalist Greg O’Brien speaks about living with Alzheimer’s, not dying with it.   O’Brien’s award-winning book, On Pluto: Inside the Mind of Alzheimer’s is about…

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