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International Day of Older Persons

15 October 2015

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A special afternoon tea was held on 1st October in celebration of the International Day of Older Person.  Residents and volunteers joined together to sew knitted squares, creating a patchwork blanket.  On completion, the blanket will be delivered to the residents of Aandhimul Village in Nepal.

Special guests, Eva Rathner  and Susan Katz spoke of the vital role of older people in our global community, with personal perspectives on their community work. Violinist Haymie Wein entertained residents with Yiddish and classical tunes.

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