Old Age Ain’t For Sissies – Demystifying Elder Care


The Auxiliary of Emerson Hospital invites the community to attend “Old Age Ain’t For Sissies – Demystifying Elder Care,” a light dinner and important conversation with eldercare professionals on Wednesday, May 3 from 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.   The event will take place at Emerson Hospital in the Cheney Conference Room located near the hospital’s main lobby. 


Panelists include: Moderator Janet Benvenuti, founder of Circle of Life Partners and author of Don’t Give Up on Me, Dr. Sunita Hanjura, a geriatrician who practices at Emerson Primary Care Associates of Bedford, Emily Tamilio, RN, Regional Director of CareOne and Kelly Magee Wright, Executive Director, Minuteman Senior Services.  The event is recommended for people who are navigating the aging journey themselves or for their loved ones.


Topics of the evening will include discussions about strategies for keeping elders healthy,  the continuum of caring for aging adults, programs, services and resources for aging at home and alternatives to living at home. The event is sponsored by CareOne.


The program is free, however registration is required as seating is limited. Please visit www.emersonhospital.org/AuxEvents to register.

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The Auxiliary of Emerson Hospital supports Emerson through increased community awareness, health-related education, and fundraising initiatives. Over the past decade, the Auxiliary’s fundraising efforts have raised more than $3million for hospital equipment, facilities, and services. For more information about the Auxiliary, email EmersonAuxiliary@gmail.com, or visit www.EmersonHospital.org.


Emerson Hospital is a multi-site health system headquartered in Concord, Mass., with additional facilities in Sudbury, Groton and Westford, and an urgent care center in Hudson. The 179-bed hospital provides advanced medical services to more than 300,000 individuals in 25 towns. To learn more, visit www.emersonhospital.org.