Jane Gross, New York Times expert on elderly care and author of A Bittersweet Season: Caring for Our Aging Parents--and Ourselves, will be the featured speaker at the October 22nd SilverSource Autumn Breakfast—A Bittersweet Season: Conversation with Jane Gross. This event is open to the community, visit www.SilverSource.org for details. (contributed photo)
STAMFORD, CT - Jane Gross, expert on the subject of elder care, and founder of “The New Old Age” blog at the New York Times will be the featured speaker at the SilverSource Autumn Breakfast. Gross, with a 30-year career at the Times, is the author of “A Bittersweet Season: Caring for Our Aging Parents – and Ourselves.” At the event, Gross will share her findings through years of writing on aging, as well as lessons she learned through her own personal experience as the sudden caretaker for her eighty-five year-old mother. Jane will share her frustrating, heartbreaking, enlightening, and ultimately redemptive journey, providing valuable information she says she wishes she had known sooner. Event attendees will learn valuable lessons for managing the emotional toll and demands on time that are part of the caretaking role.
The SilverSource Autumn Breakfast will take place on Thursday, October 22 at the Crowne Plaza, located at 2701 Summer St, Stamford, CT. The event will also feature Elizabeth Ritter, Commissioner for the State Department on Aging, who will open the event with unique insights on older adults in Connecticut.
Registration and networking begins at 7am, followed by a seated breakfast, speakers and Q&A beginning at 7:30am. To order tickets visit http://silversourceautumnbreakfast.eventbrite.com or call 203-324-6584.