Events Calendar

Keep an eye on out for updates to our 2017 event calendar!

Networking Meeting, New Members encouraged to attend
February 3, 2017; 9:00am-10:30am
CARIE, 1500 John F Kennedy Blvd #1500, Philadelphia, PA 19102

Come out to have a cup of coffee, network, and share with other members about the important work you are doing. We will be asking some folks to talk about their work in more detail – and if you have a project you want to present – let us know!
Bring business cards and a smile!

Food & Company, an Intergenerational Cooking Experience with the Ralston Center
April 4, 2017; 3:00-6:00pm 
Joseph J. Hill Ralston Mercy-Douglass House, 3817 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Food & Company, a program of the Ralston Center, hosts communal cooking sessions at community locations where senior and intergenerational participants gather to prepare delicious, healthy soups and stews. Senior volunteers can take soup home for themselves or share it with friends and neighbors; the rest is donated to local seniors in need through community partner organizations. The center is always looking for new community partners, volunteer cooks (all skill levels welcome) and partners in need of donations.

Screening of GenSilent & Panel Discussion on Aging and LGBT Issues
May 10th, 2017; 6:00-9:00pm
Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia, 2100 Arch St, Philadelphia, PA 19103

Gen Silent is the critically acclaimed documentary from filmmaker Stu Maddux that asks six LGBT seniors if they will hide their friends, their spouses- their entire lives in order to survive in the care system.
RSVP here 
Thank you to the LGBT Elder Initiative for sponsoring this event.

Housing Event
July 18th, 2017; 2:00-5:00pm
PECO Energy Hall,  2301 Market St Philadelphia PA 19103

Join us for a panel discussion about the challenges of reaching and providing housing services to older adults in their homes followed by a shared brainstorming event.

7th Annual Pet-tastic Happy Hour
September 14th, 2017; 5:00-7:00pm
Marathon Grill, 1818 Market St

Did you know that one third of Philadelphia’s older adults have a pet in their home? Pets offer older adults unconditional love, relieve isolation, and help elders to cope with loss. Check out Philadelphia Corporation for Aging’s short report on pets and seniors for more information and learn even more through http://www.phillypetsandseniors.org!

Networking Coffee at PCA
October 27th, 2017; 9:00-10:30am 
Philadelphia Corporation for Aging, 642 N. Broad Street

Come out to network and share with other members about the important work you are doing. We will be asking some folks to talk about their work in more detail – and if you have a project you want to present – let us know!
Bring Business Cards and a Smile!

Gen Philly Walks to End Alzheimer’s
November, TBD
Citizen’s Bank Park

Worldwide, 47 million people are living with Alzheimer’s and other dementias, including more than 5 million Americans.
GenPhilly shares the vision for a world without Alzheimer’s and dementia. Please support GenPhilly as we work towards this goal!
We are participating in the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s® to raise awareness and funds to advance the global fight against Alzheimer’s. Will you join us?

2nd Annual Wrappy Hour
December, TBD

Join GenPhilly for a fun night of schmoozing and gift wrapping to support Little Brothers – Friends of the Elderly Holiday Gift Drive
Bring new gifts to donate!
*Men’s and Women’s bathrobes, nightgowns, and pajamas sizes medium -XXL
*Lap blankets
Bring gifts wrapped or plan to wrap them while you network!
Donations of wrapping supplies are welcome

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