Events Calendar

Keep an eye on out for updates to our 2018 event calendar!

Networking Meeting, New Members encouraged to attend
February 7, 2018; 3:30pm-5:00pm
NewCourtland LIFE Center, 1940 West Allegheny Avenue

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
February 28, 2018; 2:00-5:00pm 
West Philadelphia Senior Center, 1016 N. 41st Street

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.

Meet a Mentor
May 17, 2018; 8:30 Registration 9:00-10:30 Program
Ben Franklin Conference Center, 801 Market Street

Are you interested in careers in the field of aging? Are you currently in the workforce and curious how your career is impact by older adults? We have an event for you!

GenPhilly’s Meet-a-Mentor Event will be opportunity for attendees to hear from professionals in the fields of law, non-profit, housing, social services, nutrition and food insecurity. Come out and learn about the diverse number of roles that touch the lives of older adults!

RSVP HERE to Learn how you can become the aging expert in your field!

Happy Hour; Program Spotlight
June TBD
Location TBD

Join us for some fun and networking.  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!

8th Annual Pet-tastic Happy Hour
September TBD
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!

Community HealthChoices Update and Networking Coffee at PCA
October TBD 
Philadelphia Corporation for Aging, 642 N. Broad Street

Learn about Pennsylvania’s transition to Community HealthChoices, what is happening with the SE Region roll-out and how you can be best informed to serve your consumers.  Stay for networking and sharing.
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?

3nd Annual Wrappy Hour
December TBD
Location 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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