Old Age – Our Future: Continuing
A webinar series sponsored by the Community of
Sant’Egidio, Catholic Charities USA and the Catholic Health Association of the
Earlier this year, the Vatican released, "Old
Age: Our Future. The Elderly After the Pandemic." To emphasize the messages
and create opportunities for sharing between ministries, CHA, the Community of
Sant'Egidio and Catholic Charities USA offered a four-part webinar series to
highlight the themes of the document. Watch a video that
highlights the sessions and access webinar recordings
Please join us as we continue the
To allow planning for small group
discussions, please indicate your preference. (There will be an
opportunity during the registration process to choose one of the
Alternatives to nursing homes
Helping parishes respond to older
Visiting, volunteering older people at
Vice Chair, Board of Trustees
We are also
offering opportunities for you to participate in this webinar. (There will be a
Participation Opportunities Survey Link available
in the registration receipt.)
Participation opportunites are:
Spend five minutes describing how you are
supporting older people.
Record an interview – or
recommend someone we should interview – who is able to stay at home despite
some frailty or limitations.
Here are some questions we would
What does it mean to you to be able to stay in your home, in
Who or what helps you to stay independent?
What is one additional support that would help you in the
weeks and months to come?
What are barriers to what you might want to do (such as go
to church/faith community)? What would help you to overcome the barrier?