SSA Connection – September 24th

Here is your weekly SSA Connection – Hope you enjoy! The Psychology of Your Future Self “Human beings are works in progress that mistakenly think they’re finished.” Dan Gilbert shares recent research on a phenomenon he calls the “end of history illusion,” where we somehow imagine that

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SSA Connection – September 17th

Here is your weekly SSA Connection – Hope you enjoy! Let’s End Ageism – Ashton Applewhite It’s not the passage of time that makes it so hard to get older. It’s ageism, a prejudice that pits us against our future selves — and each other. Ashton Applewhite

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SSA Connection – September 10th

Here is your weekly SSA Connection – Hope you enjoy! Wisdom for Great Writers on Every Year of Life As different as we humans are from one another, we all age along the same great sequence, and the shared patterns of our lives pass into the pages

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SSA Connection – September 3rd

Here is your weekly SSA Connection – Hope you enjoy! How to Build a Resilent Future Using Ancient Wisdom – Julia Watson Julia Watson researches enduring innovations that could help us counter the challenges of climate change. From floating villages to living root bridges that strengthen over

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Senior Services of Alexandria’s Virtual Education Program on Senior Scams during the COVID-19 Healthcare Pandemic – Tuesday, September 1, 11 am via Zoom

Senior Services of Alexandria hosted a seminar presented by Suzanne McGovern, Senior Advisor with the US Securities and Exchange Commission’s Office of Investor Education and Advocacy on Senior Scams targeting older adults during the COVID-19 Healthcare Pandemic.  Below is a copy of the powerpoint presentation and seminar

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SSA Connection – August 27th

Here is your weekly SSA Connection – Hope you enjoy! How Human Noise Affects Ocean Habitats – Oceanographer Kate Stafford Oceanographer Kate Stafford lowers us into the sonically rich depths of the Arctic Ocean, where ice groans, whales sing to communicate over vast distances — and climate

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SSA Connection – August 20th

Here is your weekly SSA Connection – Hope you enjoy! What Gardening Taught me about Life – Tobacco Brown Gardens are mirrors of our lives, says environmental artist Tobacco Brown, and we must cultivate them with care to harvest their full beauty. Drawing on her experience bringing

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SSA Connection – August 13th

Here is your weekly SSA Connection – Hope you enjoy! Seeing the Little Risks you can Take to Increase Your Luck – Tina Seelig Luck is rarely a lightning strike, isolated and dramatic — it’s much more like the wind, blowing constantly. In this insightful talk, Stanford

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SSA Connection: August 6th

Here is your weekly SSA Connection – Hope you enjoy! Downsize Your Life: Why Less is More by Rita Wilkins Rita Wilkins is a speaker and coach on lifestyle planning. Having recently downsized herself from a 5,000 sq.ft. home to an 867sq.ft. apartment in Philadelphia, she designed

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SSA Connection: July 30th

Here is your weekly SSA Connection – Hope you enjoy! Give Yourself Permission to be Creative by Actor Ethan Hawke Listen to the wisdom of Ethan Hawke and give yourself permission to be creative. Click here to listen to this short video. Health and Recreation Make an Easy Summer

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