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Webinar with Dr. Atul Gawande
February 13, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The Athens Village is proud to announce that renowned surgeon, public health researcher, writer and Athens native Dr. Atul Gawande will be the guest speaker at the 15th Celebration of the founding of Beacon Hill Village and the subsequent Village Movement they inspired on Monday, February 13, 2017.
The conversation, entitled “Being Mortal’s Villages: The Value of Community and Choice as We Grow Older,” will feature a discussion on aging, living life with purpose, and how we can transform the possibilities for the later chapters of everyone’s lives. The event will begin at 5pm and be simulcast from Boston to more than 150 of the 350-plus villages open and in development across the country, including The Athens Village. All are welcome to join The Athens Village for a viewing party at O’Bleness Hospital, room 10 (lower level).
The Village Movement is a burgeoning, world-wide movement that champions an alternative approach for adults as they grow older. Villages are unique in that they are created by and for older adults, empowering their members to make wise, safe, and vibrant choices about how they wish to live.
WHEN: Monday, February 13, 2017; 5 p.m.
WHERE: Webinar viewing party at O’Bleness Hospital, room 10 (lower level).
WHO: The Athens Village is a membership group open to residents of Athens County who are 60 +. Founded in 2009, our mission is to enable members to live independently, comfortably and safely in their own homes. Our vision is to be a dynamic, responsive community of members who support meaningful and fulfilling lives for one another.