Senior Concerns Presents Free Seminar on 60 Minutes to More Happiness

Senior Concerns, as part of its commitment to provide support for family caregivers of aging loved ones, will present a community seminar on “”60 Minutes to More Happiness” on Tuesday, October 24, 2017, 5:30-7:00 p.m. at Senior Concerns, 401 Hodencamp Road, Thousand Oaks.

This informative seminar, led by Martha Shapiro, Senior Concerns’ Director of Programs, will focus on how to recognize negative thoughts and identify daily stressors, as well as what steps to take when feeling depressed. Attendees will learn how to create positive thoughts and a mantra, as well as how to start a “Gratitude” journal and set action plans to create positive change.

Martha Shapiro is the Director of Programs for Senior Concerns. In this role, Martha oversees the Adult Day Program and the Caregiver Support Center. She ensures that the programs run smoothly day to day and that every participant is treated with dignity and respect to maximize their quality of life. Martha brings to this role a background in older adult services and caregiver support. She earned her Master’s degree in Social Welfare from UCLA and currently holds her License in Clinical Social Work (LCSW). Martha serves on many community committees including the Ventura County Military Collaborative, The Financial Abuse Specialist Team, The Ventura County Compassionate Care Coalition and The Dementia Care Network .

Seating is limited. To make a reservation, please contact Senior Concerns at 805-497-0189. Light refreshments will be served. A donation of $10 is requested to cover the cost of program materials. 


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