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The Statue of Liberty – All the Facts (Fee $5)
Tuesday, March 19, 1:00 pm -- 2:00 pm$5.00
Learn the fascinating history in this lecture by Kevin Woyce, author, photographer and lecturer specializing in regional American History. Learn how the Statue of Liberty was built and what she symbolizes, and learn about the people involved in her creation, including sculptor Frederic Bartholdi, engineer Gustave Eiffel, architect Richard Morris Hunt, and newspaper publisher Joseph Pulitzer. A brief history of Ellis Island and Liberty State Park will be included as well as a slide show that includes original photography of the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, and New York Harbor, historic people, places, and events. Fee $5 per person.
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Community Education SAGE hosts programs and events to help educate and provide resources for local residents. Outside professionals are often brought in to discuss topics that are relevant to older adults, their families, and caregivers.
Exercise Classes SAGE’s exercise classes, including Fun-to-be-Fit, Gentle Chair Yoga, and Tai Chi, are open to anyone 60 years of age and older. The exercise programs are open to the public and are designed with a gentle approach for all fitness levels to improve strength, flexibility, and overall conditioning in an effort to prevent falls.
Support Groups SAGE hosts free caregiver support groups that are open to the public. Led by SAGE’s Licensed Clinical Social Worker who specializes in eldercare, the groups offer opportunities for discussion about topics including the challenges and trials of caring for someone with Alzheimer’s or dementia, balancing work and caregiving, long-distance caregiving, navigating the healthcare system, coping with caregiver emotions and managing stress, and defining caregiver roles. Groups specifically for spouses that are caregivers or for adult children who are caregivers meet frequently.