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Caring Shabbat – with the Band

Supporting Our Aging Parents and Finding the Support We Need will be the theme of this year's Caring Shabbat. Our guest speaker will be Sue Alvey, a professional clinical counselor with a specialty in working with older adults and their families.

Sue Alvey is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor who has a psychotherapy practice in Palo Alto specializing in work with older adults and family caregivers. She is also a Social Worker at Rosener House Adult Day Services in Menlo Park .  Sue has over thirty years’ experience working with older adults and their families in Northern Santa Clara County. She has worked at organizations such as the Vi at Palo Alto and the Avenidas Rose Kleiner Adult Day Health Center in Mountain View. Sue holds two master’s degrees in Mental Health Counseling from the University of Florida, is a National Certified Counselor and a National Certified Gerontological Counselor.  She has been an active volunteer in the Alzheimer’s Association’s Walk to End Alzheimer’s for over 15 years. Sue loves spending time with her family, cooking, traveling and spending time at the beach.

Following the abbreviated Shabbat service we will have a special oneg with table conversations by theme.

Our presenters will be:

  • Family Dynamics with Sue Alvey
  • Community Resources and Options with Lisa Warner
  • Thinking About Your Digital Legacy with Larry Dietz
  • Medical Concerns with Aging with Gerontologist Dr. Billy Warshal
  • When Alzheimer's or Dementia come to Our Family with Tami Anastasia of the Alzheimer's Association
  • Choosing to Move Out of a Long Time Home with Sharon Roth and Shell Rubenstein
  • What To Do with All Our Stuff? with Julee Ogawa
  • Considerations of Law with Naomi Parker and Carol Gutstein

Celebrate Shabbat with a lively, interactive, musical service on the second Friday of the month.  We often introduce fresh music from both established and emerging Jewish composers each month.  Guitar, bass and drums add to the dynamic experience.  This service begins at 7:30 and lasts about an hour.

March 8th, 2019 7:30 PM   through   8:30 PM

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