May 29

Conversation of Your Life with Ellen Rand

1:00pm at Hunterdon County Main Library

Join the Conversation of Your Life program for a discussion on advance care planning with Ellen Rand. Ellen Rand is a journalist for more than 40 years, including five years as a housing columnist for The New York Times. She is the author of the book, “ Last comforts: Notes from the Forefront of Late…

May 30

The Conversation Project

7:00pm at South Orange Library

This program features the Conversation Project Toolkit and role-playing on how to have the emotional but important conversations with your family and friends on your wishes and plans.

May 30

A 5 Wishes Workshop

4:30pm at Thomas J Riley Senior Center

Refreshments: A light dinner will be provided. Registration: By emailing ww4allages@gmail.com or calling 917-701-3121. Sponsored by: North Jersey Villages, Westwood for all Ages, Westwood Mayors Wellness Campaign Co-sponsors: Norris McLaughlin, P.A; TJ Riley Senior Center; Care One at Valley

May 31

Everything You Wanted to Know About Planning a Funeral (but were afraid to ask)

10:00am at Monmouth County Library Eastern Branch

You have options – Come learn about the interesting and ever-changing options in funeral planning.  Discussions with Funeral Consumers Alliance of Princeton.

Jun 7

The Next Steps: An Empowered Consumer’s Action Plan

10:00am at Monmouth County Library Eastern Branch

A session for review and reflection. What are your next steps? Having shared this journey for the past 6 weeks, let’s hear from you!

Jun 13

Conversation of Your Life (COYL) Quality Breakfast

8:00am at Trenton Country Club

Join us for a best practices workshop from 8-11am at the Trenton Country Club on improving end-of-life care in New Jersey. Jim Towey, Founder of Aging With Dignity & President of Ave Maria University in Florida, will deliver the keynote address. Participants will also hear an overview of activity from COYL county task forces active in over…

Jun 17

Preparation for Aging

1:00pm at The Woodland

Presented by Garden State Equality. Many older adults are aging without a plan in place. Issues around caretaking, power of attorney, wills, and other legal issues begin to come up and many older adults are unprepared to tackle these issues. This preparation workshop will help older adults to start thinking about a plan that is…