SPRING Program Events
The SPRING (Senior Peer Resources: Individuals, Networks & Groups) peer support program provides many opportunities for older adults in Howard County to both give and receive support. Programs and activities are designed to nurture interaction among older adult peers to foster a positive outlook, develop social networks, and support a thriving aging process.
UPCOMING SPRING EVENTS
For more information, call Karen Hull, 410-313-7466, or email email@example.com.
Thursday, September 26, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. -- SPRING Luncheon at Cafe de Paris
Cafe de Paris, 8808 Centre Park Drive, Columbia, Md.
Entree choices include Pan-Seared Salmon; Grilled Angus Rib Eye; or Fettuccini Primavera, all with salad and dessert. Cost: $22 per person. Call Elaine Widom by September 20 to register at 410-313-7283 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Tuesday, October 8, 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. -- SPRING Wellness Seminar III: Success in Aging
Ellicott City Senior Center, 9401 Frederick Road, Ellicott City, Md. 21042
This final seminar in the SPRING Wellness Series takes a candid look at how older adults define success as individuals and members of society, and the value we place on success as we age, in terms of quality of life and self-esteem. Featured keynote speaker is Mary Carter, Ph. D., associate professor of Gerontology at Towson University. Free; light refreshments served. For more information or to register, call Karen Hull at 410-313-7466 by October 3. Click here for a printable flier.
Thursdays, starting October 17, 10:30 a.m. to noon -- Bereavement Group
Bain Center, 5470 Ruth Keeton Way, Columbia, Md. 21044
Sponsored by the Office on Aging's SPRING program, this short-term (7 week) group is for anyone mourning the loss of a loved one. Join us for support to explore the process of mourning, share coping strategies, and learn to reconnect with life after loss. A nominal fee applies; scholarships are available. For information or to register, call Karen Hull at 410-313-7466. Click here for a printable flier.
For information on other SPRING programs or Peer Support Groups, please click here or contact Karen Hull, 410-313-7466.