Updates & Upcoming Events: May & June

May General Membership Meeting

Thursday, May 28th, 6:00 PM
Azalea Park Recreation Center (corner of Violet and Poplar Streets)

A representative from 2-1-1 San Diego will be the guest speaker.  2-1-1 San Diego
connects people with community, health and disaster services through a free, 24/7 phone number.

May Drop-In Social

Wednesday, May 27th from 12:30 to 2 PM
Azalea Park Recreation Center

Please join us for games, crafts and conversation and bring a friend.

Vital Aging Conference

June 17th from 8:30 AM to 2:30 pm
McMillin Center, Liberty Station

FREE (lunch is included)
This is a “Boosting Your Brainpower” conference sponsored by the County of San Diego Health and Human Services Agency.  The keynote speaker will be Dr. Paul Nussbaum, a neuropsychologist at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and an internationally known speaker on brain health.  He is the founder of the Brain Health Center, Inc., and author of “Save You Brain”.
We hope that you will consider attending this conference as a group activity for our organization.  Register as an individual and let us know that you are going by replying to this e-mail.  We will do our best to coordinate car pools.  Pre-registration is required as long as space is available.  (I registered yesterday.)  You can register online by using the following link:
If you prefer to register by phone, the number is 1-800-827-4277.

Elders Living in Their Element Information Booth

Fairmount Park Neighborhood Block Party
Saturday, June 20, 2-6 PM

An information table about our group will be set up at the Neighborhood Block at the First Church of the Brethren, 3850 Westgate Place, San Diego CA 92105.  If you would like to help out on this, please contact us at info at EldersLivingInTheirElement dot org.

Committee to Offer Outreach to Home-Bound Seniors

Marigold Hernly and Elizabeth Alyea are forming a committee to offer outreach to homebound seniors in our neighborhoods.  It will involve making phone calls and possible drop-in visits.  If you are interested in joining the committee, email info at EldersLivingInTheirElement dot org.

Submitted by Agnes Conradt

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