Webinar Registration Costs
Each of the webinars in this series is FREE for all and highlighy recommended for CHA members, CCUSA and Sant’Egidio affiliates as well as all of those who work or minister to seniors.
Webinar I | March 9, Noon to 1 p.m. ET
The Elderly — Our Future: A New Document from the Pontifical Academy for Life
This webinar will set the stage for a four-event series to unpack the themes and share successful practices to assist elders and caregivers. The webinar will include a message from the document's primary author, Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia, and an insightful review of the document and its themes and the call it offers to the elderly and those who care for them.
Webinar II | March 24, Noon to 1 p.m. ET
The Elderly — Our Future: Impacts of Pandemic and Improved Longevity
This webinar, the second in a series of four on the Vatican document, Old Age — Our Future
, will address the current crisis for elders created by the pandemic and the improved longevity of elders. Medical and experiential field experts will speak to the sociological and spiritual dimensions of the pandemic on this population and the event will also include voices of some elderly people either from home or from nursing homes who will share their personal journeys through a pandemic.
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Webinar III | April 21, 2021, Noon to 1 p.m. ET
The Elderly — Our Future: Alternative Examples for Eldercare
This webinar will share current models for supporting older people and their families (diocesan, parishes, Catholic Charities, health care (include PACE), Sant’Egidio CAPABLE that others can replicate or re-purpose. Time will be provided for questions and small group discussion. Please note: we are looking for volunteers to present models/innovations/ideas for serving older persons. Please contact CHA and provide a title, sentence or two about the activity and your full contact information so that we can contact you to learn more.
Home Visitation (Genesee County) and Friendly Phones programs (Orleans County)
Catholic Charities of Buffalo, New York
St. Alexius Outreach Ministries
Chris Lowney (Moderator)
Vice Chair, Board of Trustees
Community of Sant’Egidio USA
Webinar IV | May 26, 2021, Noon to 1 p.m. ET
The Elderly — Our Future: Connecting for Greater Understanding and Action for Elders
This final webinar in the four-event series will offer a surprise guest and also bring back CHA, CCUSA, Sant’Egidio presenters to highlight themes from the series and further explore how families, parishes and other ministries can support older persons through small group discussion and questions to the panel.
Additional information coming soon.