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Walnut Creek Village


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CANCELED!
Snowstorms in Boston have closed the  Boston Library, where the interview with Atul Gawande was to take place.

We are sorry to disappoint the 100+ people expected to join us at Congregation B'nai Shalom, but have been told Dr. Gawande is going to reschedule this talk at a later date. 

Please stay tuned and we will let you know when we have the new date.

Thank you for your understanding.


THE VALUE OF COMMUNITY AND CHOICE AS WE GROW OLDER
Featuring ATUL GAWANDE, MD, MPH and the author of
Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End
Date: Monday, February 13

Time: 1:00-3:30 pm
Location: Congregation B'nai Shalom, 74 Eckley Lane in Walnut Creek

PROGRAM:
1:00-1:15 pm, check in
1:15-2:00 pm, overview of Walnut Creek Village and membership information
2:00-3:00 pm, live webinar presentation by 
Village to Village Network, including keynote speaker Atul Gawande
3-3:30 pm, reception/informal Q&A
This event is free - invite your friends and family!

Please RSVP by Thurs., Feb. 9 to reserve your space: 925-956-1990, or email: WalnutCreekVillage@gmail.com
 
 VOLUNTEERS WANTED!!
Would you like to help the elders in your neighborhood age safely in their own homes while staying actively engaged in the community?

We are a volunteer-run, membership-driven, grassroots, non-profit organization. As one of 150 forming and more than 250 established villages across the U.S., we provide what our members need to stay safe and comfortable in their homes.
 Volunteers Needed Do you have the skills to help our members? We’re looking for:
• Drivers – to provide transportation, run errands
• Light housekeeping – 2 hours or less
• Handy persons – 2 hours or less
• Personal Finance helpers (bill paying/balancing checkbooks) – 2 hours or less
 We need clerical/office volunteers, too, if that is more to your liking.
We invite you to consider what skills and talents you have to share with local seniors by volunteering with us.
 
• April 2017 – Volunteer Orientation and Training
• May 2017 – Walnut Creek Village Launches
• May 2017 – Services Offered to Members
 
Sign Up! Please let us know you’re interested:
• Send an email to us at office@walnutcreekvillage.org with your name, telephone number, email address, and the position that you’d like to volunteer for                       - OR -
• Phone and leave us a message with your name, telephone number, email address and the position that you’d like to volunteer for:  925.956.1990  

We look forward to meeting you!

 

 


Launching Spring 2017


 
Walnut Creek Village is part of nationwide network of like-minded communities helping their members “age in place” – remaining in their homes, with assistance from friends, volunteers and preferred providers. Currently there are 150 active villages with 120 more in development, like us. Walnut Creek Village is a fiscally sponsored project of Community Initiatives, Tax ID# 94-32555070 .

Contributions to the Village are tax-deductible to the fullest extent permissible by law. The Walnut Creek Village is solely funded by membership fees, grants, and donations.
You may now make donations by credit card using our WeDidit powered web site.
 
 
 
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