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6 EXTRAEast Central the Cincinnati f.nquirfr Tuesday. Ortnbcrii, iwi SENIORS Turning myths on aging around Professor of religion speaks of 'courage, compassion and creativity' Rectory being turned into senior residence wich lunch and then a full dinner meal. So our residents will be able to get their own first two meals when and as they wish. Dinner, the main meal, will be prepared for them." f V w Is sor of religion at Emory, is the author of Aging as a Spiritual Journey and On Growing Older. Other professionals who work in the field of eeron- At a glance WHAT: 7th Annual Aging Institute. WHERE: College of Mount St. Joseph, Delhi and Neeb roads, Delhi Township. REGISTRATION: Contact Sister Jeanette Jabout at Catholic Social Service, 241 -7745. Walk-in registrations also will be accepted. COST: $35, which includes light breakfast and lunch. BY ALICE HORNBAKER The Cincinnati Enquirer Eugene C. Bianchi of Emory University considers himself a maker of positive "myths" about aging. The country is in dire need of such myths, said Bianchi, the keynote speaker for the seventh Aging Institute at the College of Mount St. Joseph. In his talk at 9 a.m. Friday, Bianchi will share stories that reinforce the idea that growing older can be a rewarding experience. "I am a mythmaker in the positive sense. We need to reassess the whole process of aging to develop new stories about courage, compassion and creativity in later life," Bianchi said. The institute opens with Bian-chi's speech, "A Spirituality for Holistic Aging." Bianchi, a profes- have bought into the "mindless concept of aging" that has been perpetuated by some experts in the field. "The concept that anyone past age 60 is fragile and in poor health is nonsense," he said. "We need new, realistic role models to show aging's positive side." The institute includes a series of workshops in the field of aging for both professionals and non-professionals. The college will offer continuing education and academic credits for the workshops. Topics include: "Person-to-Per-son Reaching Out in Your Congregation," "Confronting Your Own Aging," "Communicating with the Confused Elderly" and "Creative Solitude." The Aging Institute is sponsored by the College of Mount St. Joseph and Catholic Social Services of Southwest Ohio. our communities, and to enhance their own life experience. We also need to negotiate our way through all those difficulties life may bring us." Bianchi said too many people BY ALICE HORNBAKER The Cincinnati Enquirer The Episcopal Church jumps into its first venture in housing for older adults when it opens Rose Hill in Sayler Park. It invites the public to an open house at the site from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday. ( The public can view the $30,000 renovation that converted a rectory of St. Luke Episcopal Church on Fernbank and Kirkwood Lane into Rose Hill, a five-bedroom home for independent living. People 65 and older will live together in a family-like environment with maintenance and meals provided for $650 a month, said Mari Messer, spokeswoman for the Episcopal Retirement Homes Inc. Geri Hempel of Sharonville, executive director of Enriched Living Home Care, an outreach organization of the Episcopal Retirement Homes Inc., is the sponsor of Rose Hill, its first shared home. There are four bedrooms on the second floor and one bedroom on the first floor, "for a resident who might not be able to negotiate stairs," Hempel said. "We also have a chair lift, donated to us for this project." Hempel said, "It provides a wonderful opportunity for us to expand our services to those who wish to remain independent and active, yet avoid the isolation of living alone. We offer meals in the monthly package fee." She said she based food needs on her parents' needs. "I noticed they and other older adults usually eat a light breakfast of cereal or toast, a soup or sand Area senior centers Resource center adds dates for popular animal lectures Search for rectory use Hempel said her organization, decided to venture into shared ' home living after she saw a news-1 paper article on St. Luke's vacant j rectory. "The story had a picture of the rectory, and the article invited interested parties to propose how to use the rectory in a church-oriented way. I contacted them and after many meetings and negotiations, we decided to make it into a shared home. We have a long-term lease at $1 a year for the facility," she said. Services at the shared home include housecleaning of all common areas, maintenance, yard care and laundry. Residents who want their personal rooms cleaned will be charged a fee. There will be a live-in manager, Hempel said. the plan was created to operate a shared home at the lowest possible cost to residents, Messer said. Donations for the project were received from The Robert H. Re- alkirt, William H. Albers and De-i luxe foundations. j A matching grant program was; initiated by Seven Hills Savings and Loan for individual gifts. Oth-i ers donated home furnishings and kitchen items. ! "Twelve of the Enriched Living staff members and spouses gave their time to complete interior painting and refurbishing," Messer said. Susan Alexander, activities director at the home. "One of our unique items is a hand-crafted bird house," said Jenny Myers, recreation specialist at Evergreen who will supervise the shop. The shop carries helium balloons, toys and recycled gift cards that residents have made. The shop's open Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. fWRIDE of Your Life at the BY ALICE HORNBAKER The Cincinnati Enquirer The Arts and Humanities Resource Center will continue its "Nature in Life and Art" programs through Nov. 1 at various locations including the Cincinnati Zoo. "We've had requests from so many seniors this year who wanted to attend our animal lectures that we've had to schedule additional days to accommodate all who wanted to come," said Sister Joan Leonard, Ursuline nun and founder of the Arts and Humanities Resource Center (AHRC). Eighteen "Nature in Life and Art" presentations will focus on rare animals and birds and their reflections in the works of Cincinnati artists. All programs are free to those 60 and older. Many senior centers plan trips to the activities. Artist Charles Harper continues in his third demonstration Friday, showing the silk screen process at 1:30 p.m. He will speak at the Good Shepherd Church, 8814 E. Kemper Road. AHRC offers its major series in the fall and spring, Sister Joan said, with smaller programs during the winter and summer staged at nurs Kindervelt Chapter of retirees operates gift shop in Hartwell Eugene Bianchi tology and spirituality will lead workshops f throughout the day. The journey from youth to old age is now fraught with misconceptions and negative images, Bianchi said. "That is because we still think we live in a youth-oriented society, one that feels it will never die. What we need to do as we grow older is to grow in wisdom as well. "We need to find more ways for our elders to contribute to life in MADISONVILLE 5021 Whetsel Ave. Information: 271-3344. MARIEMONT MARIELDERS 6743 Chestnut Ave. Rummage sale: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 19. Information: 271-5588. OAKLEY 3217 Madison Road. Information: 321-9394. PARK EDEN 2610 Park Ave. Information: 861-9434. RIVERVIEW 2538 Hackberry St. Information: 961-6554. SYCAMORE 4131 Cooper Road. Fall benefit dinner: Noon to 6 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $6 for adults in advance, $6.50 at the door; $3 for children under age 12. Movie: Dances with Wolves, 1 p.m. Oct. 18. Oktoberfest 5 to 8 p.m. Oct. 26. Cost: $6. Halloween party: 1:15 p.m. Oct. 31. Southwestern Ohio Senior Wellness Forum: 8:30 a.m. to noon Nov. 4. Seminar topics include long-term health care, making health-care decisions and benefits of exercise. Call center for registration. Information: 984-1234. 26. New Richmond, 107 Market St., "Monster Madness Trivia," 2 p.m. Oct. 26. Union Township, 4462 Mount Carmel-Tobasco Road, "Happy Haunting at the Library" for children 1-4, 10 a.m. Oct. 26. Williamsburg, 594 Main St., Halloween treat bag decoration, Oct. 28-31. Lectures "Am I Worth Loving?" a seminar on discovering the inner child in the adult, is planned for 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 2 at the AthenaeumMount St. Mary's Seminary, 6616 Beechmont Ave. Information: 852-9144. Reunions The Seton High School Class of 1966 has planned a reunion for Nov. 30 at Western Hills Country Club. Information: 921-2216. Compiled by James J. Lidington j Hoir Designers Tonning Solon IS'H'A'N-E'S II (Vivwnnr. Plnrn 677-1440 91 36 Union Cemetery Rd THE CINCINNATI ENQUIRER Members of Kindervelt Chapter at Evergreen retirement community in Hartwell are enjoying new careers as sales clerks at the just-opened gift shop on the grounds. Kindervelt chapters in the city raise money for Children's Hospital Medical Center. Residents will sell items contributed by 70 Kindervelt chapters in the Cincinnati area, said EAST END Columbia Parkway and Delta Avenue. Information: 871 -4594. EVANSTON 3573 Montgomery Road. Arts and Humanities Resource Center activities. Information: 731-8197. HYDE PARK 2800 Erie Ave. Senior citizens banking seminar: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 16. Cincinnati candidates forum: 7:30 p.m. Oct. 17. Krohn Conservatory trip: 9:45 a.m.Oct. 21. Pre-need cemetery planning: 1 p.m. Oct. 23. Election issues forum: 1 p.m. Oct. 25. Holiday boutique: 3 to 8 p.m. Nov. 7 and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 8. Items for sale include handmade crafts, ceramics, wooden toys, quilts and holiday sweat shirts. Flu shots: 9:30 a.m. to noon and 1 to 2:30 p.m. Nov. 12. Appointments are necessary. Information: 321-6816. LEONARD SHORE Beechmont and Wilmer avenues (near Lunken Airport Playfield). Information: 321-7560. LOVELAND FRIENDSHIP CENTER 227 ELovelandAve. Information: 683-7049. J Church Archbishop Daniel Pilarczyk will inaugurate the Rev. Robert J. Mooney as the 32nd president-rector of the AthenaeumMount St. Mary's Seminary at 3 p.m. Sunday, 6616 Beechmont Ave. Events Kids' Nature Weekend, featuring nature instruction and live animal programs, is planned Oct. 19-20 at Seasongood Nature Center at Woodland Mound Park in Anderson Township. Call 474-0580. Artwork by Charles Harper will be on display at Seasongood Nature Center at Woodland Mound Park in Anderson Township through Friday. Call 521-PARK. Library Clermont County public libraries have scheduled the following Halloween activities: Amelia, 58 Maple St., "Boo Bash," 2 p.m. Oct. 26. Bethel, 111 W. Plane St., Halloween storytelling by librarian Anita Heller, 7 p.m. Oct. 28. Goshen, 6678 Ohio 132, "Haunted Tales," 7 p.m. Oct. 28. Milford, 934 Lila Ave., "Halloween Fright," 2 p.m. Oct. HAUNTED Experience the Ride FALL VARIETIES FRESH FROM OUR ORCHARD Apple Cider 1 No Preservatives Added HAUNTED FARM Youll be scared stiff as you ride through the smoby. dead, bfacb of night! Open Weekends October 4-27th FUN FOR ALL AGES ing homes. "We have had wonderful attend-ence at all the presentions this year," said Jim Waddle, AHRC board member. "All our locations are handicap accessible. Any individual wishing to attend, however, should call AHRC first because they need to make a reservation." Other guests who will present fall programs include Thayne May-nard, zoo animals, Oct 14, Oct. 16 and Oct. 18, at the Cincinnati Zoo Education Building; Karen Heyl, stone sculpture, at Good Shepherd Church, 8815 E. Kemper Road, Oct. 21, Oct. 23, Oct. 25; Cathryn Hiker, handler of large cats for the zoo, Oct. 28, Oct. 30, Nov. 1. AHRC, a non-profit downtown Cincinnati center that designs cultural and educational programs for the elderly, also contracts with professional artists and educators to conduct programs in accessible community settings. Sister Joan said AHRC has served 10,823 older adults at 73 facilities from Oct. 1, 1990, to Oct. 1, 1991, in nursing homes, retirement communities, senior centers and adult day-care centers. AHRC is located at 700 Walnut St. in downtown Cincinnati, Room 310, 579-1074. CAICI A 5 TO 25 DISCOUNT KILMER tfc Now 865 was $1025 Ownership JOHN DEARBORN H43 '297 Slnglt Markart Start at '235 AMELIA 37 E Mam St. 753-5777 1 a m.m Tickets are $8.00 per person. Reservations are necessary. 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