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  • January 2018 Networking Social: A HEALTHY BRAIN IS A HAPPY BRAIN!

    Posted on January 30, 2018 by Coming of Age in Past Events.

    January 2018 Networking Social: A HEALTHY BRAIN IS A HAPPY BRAIN!   The audience at Coming of Age NYC’s January Networking Social on Brain Plasticity January 30 was treated to an overview of how the brain constantly changes (it’s a mistaken notion that “you can’t teach an old dogs new tricks!”) and how we continue to learn new things […]

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  • December Radical Aging Social

    Posted on December 7, 2017 by Coming of Age in Past Events.

    Dr. Steve Burghardt, co-founder of the Radical Age Movement and CUNY Professor of Social Work,  discuses the need for this movement which seeks to build an intergenerational movement dedicated to confronting and eradicating age discrimination and its impact on older adults in all areas of cultural, professional, and community life.

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  • November Stress Relief Workshop

    Posted on November 16, 2017 by Coming of Age in Past Events.

    Scott E. Weiner, Ph.D. and Certified Hypnotist facilitated his popular Rapid Relief Stress Reduction Workshop. Participants learned easy one-minute self-help techniques to let go of stressful thoughts, relax rapidly, and proactively prevent stress. See: www.ScottEWeiner.com.

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  • October Social with Emerging Aging

    Posted on October 30, 2017 by Coming of Age in Past Events.

    Stimulating discussion over drinks at Carragher’s Pub on October 30, 2017, gave Coming of Age NYC members and younger “emerging professionals” working in the field of aging a great opportunity to get to know one another and brainstorm ways we can be of mutual support. Discussion question: Is New York City truly an Age-Friendly City, […]

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  • MEDICARE PRESENTATION, WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2017

    Posted on October 12, 2017 by Coming of Age in Past Events.
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  • SEPTEMBER NETWORKING SOCIALS

    Posted on September 26, 2017 by Coming of Age in Past Events.

    RETIRED? NEED MORE MONEY? Guest speaker, Nancy Collamer, semi-retirement coach, author of “Second-Act Careers:50+ Ways to Profit From Your Passions During Semi-Retirement” and founder of the popular website MyLifestyleCareer.com, dazzled us with an array of creative ideas to offset the financial crunch. Nancy has coached countless people to feel happier and more secure in retirement. […]

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  • ON NOVEMBER 7, WHICH SIDE WILL YOU TAKE?

    Posted on September 26, 2017 by Coming of Age in Past Events.

    Coming of Age and members of the Civic Action unit of The Transition Network’s NYC Chapter joined together for a spirited discussion for NYC voters of the pros and cons of holding a convention to amend the NYS Constitution. The New York State Constitution mandates that every 20 years voters be presented with the ballot question […]

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  • JULY 2017 NETWORKING SOCIAL

    Posted on July 20, 2017 by Coming of Age in Past Events.

    Attendees enjoyed refreshments, socializing and a lively forum at the spacious Senior Planet headquarters and had a chance to see what this innovative center has to offer. OATS Director of Technology and Training, Alex Glazebrook showed how technology can empower, change the way we age and connect us to family, friends, and the digital world. Moderated by Aaron […]

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  • JUNE 2017 NETWORKING SOCIAL

    Posted on June 23, 2017 by Coming of Age in Past Events.

    Featuring Speaker & Author of This Chair Rocks: ASHTON APPLEWHITE! Dynamic author, speaker, and advocate addressed “one of the most persistent biases of our day (ageism) with originality, verve and humor” (quotes Marc Freedman, CEO of Encore.org). In 2016 she earned PBS’ Next Avenue’s annual list of 50 Influencers in Aging as its Influencer of […]

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  • MAY 2017 Networking Social

    Posted on May 12, 2017 by Coming of Age in Past Events.

    Jeri Sedlar, Co-Author of “Don’t Retire, Rewire!” and Ed Ryan, Passionate Volunteer & Active Advocate Our speakers inspired an attentive audience at Carragher’s NYC pub on May 12. Jeri opened with a challenge to identify your passion and marry it with a meaningful activity–be it an encore career, a volunteer opportunity or an avocation you put off […]

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