Mindful Aging

Classes Every Thursday

Designed specifically for older adults and facilitated by Bed Hermin (MA in Expressive Arts Therapy and experienced Buddhist practitioner), this eight week course is an introduction to mindfulness-based practices within the context of the aging process. Weaving traditional mindfulness methods with history, biology, and psychology, Bed Hermin guides participants in a multifaceted learning experience within…

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The East Side of Addiction: Isolation & Substance Abuse Among Seniors

Social Work Credits Available

Register for this virtual Zoom presentation: https://forms.gle/qKXJMeaB4A97ffMF9 Dr. James DiReda and Jack Maroney along with their childhood friend, Henry Grosse (in memoriam) co-authored The East Side of Addiction, a story of an inner city neighborhoods coming of age during the drug culture of the 60’s. This virtual presentation’s objectives include: Understand the risk factors and signposts of addiction…

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Intentional Optimism: Living with Parkinson’s

with ESPN Founder Bill Rasmussen

This event is FREE of charge and open to the Parkinson’s community! Get inspired by ESPN Founder, Bill Rasmussen, and his signature positive attitude and commitment to staying active, embracing engagement and encouraging others. Diagnosed with Parkinson’s in 2014, this life-long entrepreneur and sports fan will motivate you with his unabashed optimism and gratitude.  Parkinson’s…

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The Beauty and Power of Music on the Effects of Parkinson’s

Parkinson's in Motion Speakers Series at Goddard House

Kathleen M. Howland, Ph.D.Professor, Berklee College of Music TEDx talk speaker on “How Music Can Heal Your Brain and Heart” Register in advance for this meeting: http://bit.ly/goddard-music-and-brain This Professional Speakers Series is part of Parkinson’s in Motion @ Goddard House, a new, innovative program that also includes a monthly Support Group and Movement Therapy Classes…

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Understanding Dementia in the Real World

Virtual Training via Zoom

Facilitated by Carolyn Sandel and Lance Chapman, this presentation provides an overview of what dementia is and is not, common symptoms that accompany memory loss, and communication techniques for real-world situations. Our training helps to build both empathy and understanding of dementia and gives practical tools for someone to use when communicating with or assisting…

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Cookin’ Up Jazz Virtual Concert Series – Wolverine Jazz Band

Wolverine Jazz Band: a Journey through the many styles of Jazz

Join us this summer for our 2020 Cookin’ Up Jazz Concert Series! Register for this live stream events offered via Zoom by using the link below. REGISTER HERE Call Lance Chapman at 617-731-8500 with any questions. Link to instructions for using Zoom

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Community Caregiver Education and Support Group

Goddard House hosts a monthly virtual support group for local caregivers supporting older adults. Come and share your concerns and personal experiences with others who completely understand what you’re going through. The meeting will be held from 7:00-8:30pm via Zoom. Those interested in attending should reach out to Marie Curcio, Director of Resident Support Services…

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Cookin’ Up Jazz Virtual Concert Series – August 6th

The Winiker Brothers: "Brookline's House Jazz Band"

Join us this summer for our 2020 Cookin’ Up Jazz Concert Series! Register for this live stream events offered via Zoom by using the link below. REGISTER HERE Call Lance Chapman at 617-731-8500 with any questions. Link to instructions for using Zoom

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Opening Minds through Art

Artists’ Reception & Art Sale

Note: This event will be rescheduled We invite you to attend our Artist Reception and Art Sale on April 25th, through our program “Opening Minds through Art” (OMA). OMA is an art program founded on the principle that people who are living with dementia are highly capable of creative expression. This exhibit will run from…

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The Mysteries of the Dead Sea Scrolls – The Final Event

Claimed by many as the greatest archaeological discovery of the 20th century, the Dead Sea Scrolls have fascinated the minds of scholars and laypeople alike for over 60 years. What exactly are these ancient texts? Who wrote them? Why are they so popular? What insights have they given us into ancient Israel? Join us for Part…

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