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Our First Year and Anniversary Celebration


Aging at Home Fairbanks launched in January 2016 and happily celebrated a very successful first year.  

We recorded

81 members

49 volunteers, of whom 23 have answered a request call

94 requests for service - from 34 members.

 

We provided
11 speaking engagements

11 socials (one per month)

6  lectures in the Issues on Aging series
Class (8 sessions): Boos
t Your Brain and Memory
Discussion group:  Aging Well

 

On December 7, members and volunteers gathered for a celebration and annual meeting at the Raven Landing Center.   

Photographer:  Paul McCarthy
Conversation, delicious hors d’oeuvres, and interesting door prizes combined to make this a wonderful 1st Anniversary event. 
 
Beginnings
  • December, 2014:  First meetings
  • November 22, 2015:  Kick-Off November 2015

Events in 2016
  • Jan 1 Operation begins!
  • Jan 22 Party for charter members
  • Feb 24 Potluck for members, volunteers, prospective members
  • Mar 16 Lecture and Sampling at Ursa Major Distillery
  • April 12 Member Mingle
  • May 3 - 26 Boost Your Brain and Memory Workshop
  • June 26 Members Picnic
  • June 28 Issues on Aging Lecture: Essential Oils
  • July 14 Music in the Garden
  • Aug 28 Members Potluck
  • Aug 30 Issues on Aging Lecture: Money in Retirement
  • Sept 27 Issues on Aging Lecture: Medicare: are you confused?
  • Sept 30 Volunteer Appreciation Party
  • Oct 25 Issues on Aging Lecture: Nutrition for Older Adults
  • Nov 13 "Bring a Friend" Social
  • Nov 15 Aging Well Discussion Group
  • Dec 7 Annual Meeting & Celebration
  • Dec 13 Aging Well Discussion Group

 

Events in 2017
  • Jan 10  Aging Well Discussion:  Being Mortal
  • Jan 24  Lunch and Lecture
  • Jan 31  Issues on Aging Lecture:  Being Mortal Video
  • Feb 22  Meet Your Neighbors Social
  • Mar 14  Aging Well Discussion:  Memory
  • Mar 17  Meet Your Neighbors Social
  • Apr 18  Aging Well Discussion:  Elder Abuse and Fraud
  • May - June  Boost Your Brain and Memory Workshop



Aging at Home Fairbanks                  1424 Moore St., Fairbanks AK 99701            907-799-4026                   aahfairbanks@gmail.com