Save the Date “Aging is Everyone’s Future” Conference on May 15th at Lombardos

March 15, 2007 (PRLEAP.COM) Health News
DATELINE: BRAINTREE; QUINCY AND RANDOLPH, MASS…Join South Shore Elder Services on Tuesday, May 15, 2007 from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. for their annual “Aging is Everyone’s Future - Let’s get there in great shape!” conference which will be held at Lombardos in Randolph.

This year’s theme is “wellness” which revolves around maintaining physical, financial, mental fitness as you plan for the future. Special guest speaker Wayne Westcott, Ph.D., CSCS, Fitness Research Director of the South Shore YMCA Quincy, will lead the evening’s festivities, which will include a light dinner.

In addition to Wayne Westcott’s presentation, participants can choose to attend one of the following workshops:

• In Workshop A, Joanie Winberg, Certified Laughter Coach will offer insight and share her humorous outlook on “When Work/Life Balance Collide”.

• In Workshop B, Diane McCafferty of the Alzheimer’s Association will teach attendees how to live a brain healthy lifestyle in her “Maintain Your Brain: How to Live a Brain Healthy Lifestyle™ ”.

• Workshop C is for Chinese speaking audiences. Cynthia Mark from Greater Boston Legal Services as well as staff from South Shore Elder Services will present “Legal Aspects of Public Benefits and Housing”.

Attendees will be able to visit a variety of booths providing information on Exercise, Financial Planning, Long Term Care Insurance, Housing Options, Medical Service, Health Care Needs, etc. Raffle prizes will also be awarded.

Admission to the conference is $15.00 per person (which includes the light dinner).

Space is limited. Scholarships are available. To register, contact South Shore Elder Services at (781) 848-3939 extension 351.

This event is presented by South Shore Elder Services and is sponsored by the following: Wells Fargo Home Mortgage; Senior Resource Center, Inc.; Quincy Medical Center; Welch Healthcare and Retirement Group; South Shore Senior News and Brookdale River Bay Club.

“Your Age Info Specialist”
Since 1977, South Shore Elder Services, Inc. has been providing South Shore seniors and caregivers with the resources and services that promote and maintain optimal levels of elder independence.

As one of 27 Aging Services Access Points in Massachusetts, South Shore Elder Services coordinates and provide a wide range of services to elders and caregivers throughout Braintree, Cohasset, Hingham, Holbrook, Hull, Milton, Norwell, Quincy, Randolph, Scituate and Weymouth. The agency’s mission is to promote and maintain an optimal level of elder independence through the coordination of resources, advocacy and caregiver support.

Supported in part by the Massachusetts Executive Office of Elder Affairs, South Shore Elder Services is located at 159 Bay State Drive in Braintree, MA. For more information contact (781) 848-3910 or visit their website at