CHATHAM — A free Zoom workshop offered by Neighbors of Northern Columbia County (NNCC), a self-help group to help local seniors age safely and vibrantly at home, will tell us how to develop a positive perception of being older. The session is entitled “Sage-ing®: Sharing Your Legacy of Wisdom.” This session will be held 4:30-5:45 p.m. Jan. 18. The session is free and open to the public, but registration in advance is required to get the Zoom codes. The session will explore how we can be a “sage.” If we are a “sage,” we can find purpose and deepmeaning in our later years and pass along a legacy of our synthesized wisdom. In this highly interactiveprogram, you will be encouraged to grow and thrive as an elder as you consider multiple ways in which you may harvest and share your well-earned wisdom.

The Zoom speaker is Audrey Seidman, who is certified as a Sage-ing Mentor. She is also a spiritual director and a volunteer interfaith chaplain at Albany Medical Center. Audrey has offered workshops, keynote addresses and other presentations for AARP, the Albany Guardian Society, Schoharie County Office for the Aging and congregations.

Register by googling Then click on Events>Events List. Choose Zoom: “Sharing Your Legacy of Wisdom” and then hit the registration box. If you encounter problems registering or have questions, call 518-392-0191 for help. Note that calls to this number may not be responded to immediately. Registrations should be completed at least two days before the event. Last minute registration may not be available.

Neighbors of Northern Columbia County is grateful for the support of the Fund for Columbia County, a grant fund for the Berkshire Taconic Foundation, the Bank of Greene County and the Community Bank.

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