Information Fair on Oct 25 - Wellesley Council on Aging

"Reinvest In You"

A resource and information fair bringing together experts who specialize in supporting people as they navigate the complexities of successful aging, assess options and make changes for an exciting next chapter in their lives.

Reinvest In You will feature a morning keynote speaker, relevant and informational workshops conducted by AARP and others, and a Health/Wellness Panel Presentation. Numerous vendors from the area will showcase their programs, products and services.

Panel members include:
Patrick Rice, MA, LMHC
Tiana Celesi, BS, RD, LDN
Annemarie Seidenberg, MA, MDiv, ND
Jenn Theriaque, LMT


Information Session for Seniors

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Where: Wellesley High School
50 Rice Street
Wellesley Hills, MA 02481
When: Saturday, October 25, 2014
11 AM to 5 PM
Registration: Free Admission (Pre-registration required).
Space is limited for many of these workshops, so be sure to pre-register as soon as possible.
Call 877.926.8300 or
register online at
Refreshments: Attendees can purchase refreshments throughout the day
Wellesley Council on Aging
219 Washington Street
Wellesley, MA 02481
Telephone: 781.235.3961
Hours: Monday - Friday; 9 AM to 4 PM



Workshops include:

A. Life Reimagined Check Up:

Life Reimagined, an AARP program backed by decades of research, is a new way of thinking about what’s next in your life. This session is designed to help you understand where you are in life and what your next move could be. This workshop empowers you with guidance, tools, and connections both online and in person. Attendees will engage in reflection activities and guided conversation.
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B. Aging in Place:

Modifying Your Home to Fit Your Changing Lifestyle? This AARP workshop teaches participants about the types of home modifications that can help them age-in-place and go about their daily activities while staying comfortable and independent, while reducing the risk of injury. Find out how simple changes to your home can create a flourishing and welcome environment!


C. Social Media Workshop:

Facilitated by an AARP MA social media specialist, this AARP workshop will give an overview of primarily Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. The participant handout will include step by step instructions to successfully navigate through the world of social media. This program is a big favorite! Learn how you can make social media work for you in your life!


D. Preparing for Retirement In Times of Uncertainty:

Concerned about taking the leap into retirement? Dan Williams, senior partner and founder of The Dover Group in Wellesley, will address all aspects of retirement planning to ensure you a financially secure future. How to maximize your retirement cash flow, Social Security strategies, Medicare, long-term care and estate planning strategies will be covered.