Being an older woman does not mean being sick and helpless. The majority are doing quite well. However, a culture that glorifies youth and fears age can lead to apprehension about aging.
At Home in Greenwich presents Roni Lang, L.C.S.W.
Monday, June 18
5:30 pm: Refreshments
6:00 pm: Lecture begins
How can women face later years with optimism, health, grace and self-esteem? This program will help you take a proactive and responsible approach to your own wellness. Explore emotional, intellectual, physical social and relationship issues that contribute to physical and psychological well-being.
Roni Lang, L.C.S.W.
Roni Lang is a Clinical Social Worker at the Center for Healthy Aging at Greenwich Hospital. She is part of an interdisciplinary geriatric assessment team and provides psychotherapy to older adults and their families. Additionally she leads the Family Caregiver Support Program at Greenwich Hospital. In addition to her work at Greenwich Hospital, Roni is an adjunct professor at University of Connecticut –Stamford Campus, teaching classes on Adult Development and Aging, Gender and Aging, and Aging in American Society.
Ms. Lang recently authored a chapter, Challenges to Mental Wellness in Late Life in a textbook on aging, Thriving in the Wisdom Years, Optimal Health in Older Adults. In 1999 she was a U.S. delegate to the United Nation’s International Year of the Older Adult.