Saturday January 27, 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
So let us not grow weary in doing what is right, for we will reap at harvest time, if we do not give up. So then, whenever we have an opportunity, let us work for the good of all . Galatians 6: 9-10a 


Why another Caregiving topic? 
We are doing this type of event again due to the popularity of the event last winter.

What can I expect to learn?
This panel of experts will discuss issues vital to those who care for seniors.

Scholarships are available!
Call Karil Drake at (818) 243-9573.

Winter Gathering Panelists
Director of Community Engagement, Kathy brings a strong background of public service and civic engagement. She served in the Executive Branch of government on the White House staffs for three Presidents and the Legislative Branch staffing in the U.S. Senate. Kathy understands firsthand the challenges facing families taking care of mom or dad. She is a Los Angeles, California native and a graduate of the University of California, Los Angeles. 
Donald Koepke was a parish pastor for 27 years until he was called to chaplaincy by California Lutheran Homes in 1994 serving the Alhambra and Walnut Manor. He became the founding director of the CLH Center for Spirituality and Aging in 2000, a post he held until his retirement in July 2008. A nationally recognized presenter, he has engaged caregivers, healthcare professionals and faith community leaders with the perspective that “Aging is a Spiritual Journey.”
Lynn Carter is a hospice volunteer, and also volunteers for the No One Dies Alone (NODA) program, a volunteer program that provides the reassuring presence of a volunteer companion to dying patients who would otherwise be alone. With the support of the nursing staff, companions are thus able to help provide patients with that most valuable of human gifts: a dignified death.
Additionally, she is a retired public school educator who currently teaches yoga & Pilates.

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