Aging With Wisdom with author Olivia Hobilzelle
Thursday, May 03 at 6pm - 8pm for 2 hrs(signup deadline is 3 pm, May 01)
St. John`s Episcopal Church, 3240 O St. NW
Join members from across DC at this inter-village event. 80 -year old author Olivia
Hoblitzelle with give an illustrated talk about her new book AGING WITH WISDOM: Reflections,
Stories, and Teachings (Monkfish Book Publishing; November 14, 2017), a guide for
how to explore the positive opportunities of later life and how to cultivate an inner
life resilient enough to cope with the challenges and losses.
Olivia knows first-hand
the power of a resilient inner life. When her husband was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s
disease, they made a pact to negotiate his illness consciously and lovingly, anchored
by their training in psychology and their Buddhist meditation practice. She chronicled
their journey in her award-winning book TEN THOUSAND JOYS AND TEN THOUSAND SORROWS:
A Couple’s Journey Through Alzheimer’s (Tarcher/Penguin, 2010).
Members, social members
Reservations required, 3 places taken, 17 available.
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