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Newtown Meeting hosts program on end of life planning

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Newtown Quaker Meeting continues its monthly “Aging Well Series” from 12:30 to 2 p.m. Dec. 15, with a program on “End of Life Planning and Care,” at the Quaker Meetinghouse, 219 Court St., Newtown.

Each attendee is invited to bring a brown-bag lunch. Participants are also invited to attend the Newtown Quaker Meeting for Worship based on expectant silence from 11 a.m. to noon.

The program on End of Life Planning and Care will be facilitated by Ted Taylor, a member of Yardley Quaker Meeting and director, Department of Pastoral Care and Training, Robert Wood Johnson Barnabas Health, Hamilton, N.J.

The discussion will include navigating this stage of life and “goals of care” – what values we want to hold to as we age and face difficult health care decisions. It will include health care directives, palliative and hospice care.

Future programs include: Family Caregiving, Jan. 19; Legal and Financial Planning, Feb. 23; Housing Options, March 15; Aging at Home: What does it mean to “age in place”? April 19; Memory Loss & Dementia: Signs, stages, strategies for managing memory loss, May 31; and Healthy Aging, June 21.

Updates will be posted on newtownfriendsmeeting.org. Questions may be directed to Susan Hoskins at shoskins@friendsfoundationaging.org.


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