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Power of Community: Alone Together

Thursday, October 15, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Free
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Ninth Annual
THE POWER OF COMMUNITY EVENT:
Alone Together

Thursday, October 15
Join us for a virtual lunch hour!
12-1 PM  .  Zoom

 

Now, connection is more important than ever.

Nearly one-fourth of adults aged 65 and older are considered to be socially isolated.  Older adults are at increased risk for loneliness and social isolation because they are more likely to face factors such as living alone, the loss of family or friends, chronic illness, and hearing loss.

As we are all urged to stay home and maintain social distance to combat the spread of COVID-19, we have seen a heightened risk of social isolation and loneliness among people of all ages, but especially among older adults.

We believe, now more than ever, that the work of our Greenwood Senior Center, PNA Village, and Memory Loss Program is essential.

Join us to celebrate and support PNA’s senior services that combat loneliness and social isolation and foster belonging and well-being for our community’s elders. 

 

Keynote Speaker & Program: 

Carla M. Perissinotto, M.D., M.H.S., associate professor in the Division of Geriatrics, Department of Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF)

Dr. Perissinotto has gained national and international recognition for her research on the effects of loneliness on the health of older adults.

In addition to our keynote address, you will hear from King County Councilmember Jeanne Kohl-Welles and members of the senior community, see some examples of what we’ve been up to, and learn about the impact our programs are having right now.

 

Details: 

This year, the Power of Community will take place on Zoom. It’s free to attend; a request for donations will be made.  A gift of $75 or greater is suggested, but donations of any size will support our critical senior programs: the Greenwood Senior Center, PNA Village, Memory Loss Program, and Caregiver Supports.

Want to help spread the word about the event and our senior programs? Be a Virtual Champion! It’s like a being a table captain, but without the tables. Invite your friends, colleagues, and family, with support from us. Email Mary at [email protected] if you’re interested.

Closed captioning will be available during the event.

New to using Zoom? Attend one of our Zoom Practice Sessions before the event to get on board with the software. It’s offered every Tuesday at 9:30 am. Learn more

 

RSVP online

 

Can’t attend? You can still support connection for our community’s elders!

Give a gift

 

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About our Keynote Speaker

Carla M. Perissinotto, M.D., M.H.S., is an associate professor in the Division of Geriatrics, Department of Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) and is board certified in internal medicine, geriatrics, and palliative medicine.  Since 2017, she has served as the associate chief for geriatrics clinical programs at UCSF.  In this role, she oversees and develops new clinical programs serving older adults across care settings. Her main work is in UCSF Care at Home, which provides medical care to home-bound older adults, and in embedded geriatrics consulting practices. Dr. Perissinotto has gained national and international recognition for her research on the effects of loneliness on the health of older adults.  Most recently, her research has focused on integration of loneliness assessments in health care, and evaluation and implementation of community-based programs focused on ameliorating loneliness and isolation in adults.

 

Thank you, Sponsors!

 

Platinum

 

 

 

Gold

David Inman Productions


 

Silver

Anchor Home Services Logo


Diane & Jean-Loup Baer

Kerry Fowler & Jan Gray

Robyn & Ron Lewis

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Bronze

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Crescent Builds Logo

Home Care Assistance

 

Village Vendor

 

Family Resource Home Care

IRG Physical Therapy

Shelf Genie

 

 

Interested in sponsorship?

Please contact Mary Campbell at [email protected]. We’d love to help your business support our community’s seniors!

 

 

Details

Date:
Thursday, October 15, 2020
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Venue

Online
Seattle, WA United States