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Seniors: Worried about your aging parents? Free workshops address issues

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Concerned about your parents living safely? Want to know about senior resources in your community? Caring for a parent long distance? These topics and others will be addressed at two free, upcoming workshops in the East Bay.

“Caring for Aging Parents? What’s Your Game Plan?” will take place from

10:30 a.m. to noon on Oct. 21 at Congregation Beth Emek in Pleasanton.

Geriatric staff from Jewish Family and Children’s Services of the East Bay and the Reutlinger Community for Jewish Living in Danville will answer questions  and offer resources for adult children concerned about their aging parents.

The workshop will be held in the sanctuary and social hall at Beth Emek, 3400 Nevada Court, Pleasanton. RSVP by Oct 15 to Rob Tufel, JFCS director of Adult Services, at (510) 558.7800 ext. 352, or email

On Nov. 1, a workshop presented by JFCS of the East Bay and geriatric care managers will also cover issues that might arise for adult children who are caring for aging parents. 

The session will be held from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Rossmoor in Walnut Creek. RSVP to Rob Tufel by Oct. 27. Space is limited.


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