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The Memoir Project, Volume 4

The Memoir Project is a joint venture between Mayor Walsh’s Elderly Commission and Grub Street, Inc. that aims to teach Boston residents 60 and older the rudiments of memoir writing. This next issue focuses on residents from the Dorchester neighborhood. If you’re a Dorchester resident interested in telling your story, call 617-635-4250 for more details.

WHEN: Thursdays, September 18th-November 13th
TIME: 10am – 1pm (lunch provided from 12-1pm)
LOCATION: Call for details at 617-635-4250

Space is limited!

Annual FriendshipWorks Events

Bilingual Senior Health and Resource Fair

Last year on November 15, 2012, the Jamaica Plain Elder Care Network held their first Senior Health and Resource fair. The fair was a great success, and community elders had a chance to come and ask any questions about health insurance, receive flu and pneumonia shots, and get tips on how to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Twenty local senior care agencies participated and we are hoping to have more next year!

Need more information about the Jamaica Plain Elder Care Network or interested is having a booth at next year’s event?

CONTACT: Lillyana Hebbert
Coordinator of the La Cadena de Amistad program at FriendshipWorks
EMAIL: lhebbert@fw4elders.org
PHONE: 617-277-5248