WesAGE and Hunger and Homelessness are teaming up to put on a film screening of “Caring for Mom and Dad,” a moving documentary to spark a discussion surrounding economic, financial, and social issues inherent in caring for the elderly. There will be Thai food for dinner, so please feel free to stop by for dinner, a film screening, and discussion on Wednesday, February 17th at 6PM in PAC 002. We hope to see you there!
Date: Wednesday, February 17
Time: 6:00 – 8:00 PM
Place: PAC 002
Here’s a thing:
Have a secret love of bingo? Want to hear cool stories, do arts & crafts, or enjoy a cappella? Join WesAGE, Wesleyan’s elderly social group!
For more information, come to our info session this Tuesday or email elderly[at]wesleyan[dot]edu.
Date: Tuesday, February 2
Time: 4:15-5 PM
Place: Exley 141
Rachel Earnhardt ’17 writes in:
WesAGE (Wesleyan Alliance for Generational Exchange) aims tofacilitate mutually beneficial relationships between Wesleyan studentsand the elderly members of the Middletown community through a networkof outreach programs. Members have the opportunity to engage in weeklygroup social hours (which often involve playing Scrabble and Bingo orsocializing with wiser souls) at One MacDonough Senior Center on MainStreet or individual visits with their own elderly companion.If you are interested in learning more, please join us for an interest meeting this Monday. Candy provided.
Date: Monday, September 14th
Time: 4:45 PM- 5:20 PM
Place: Albritton 103
From Sheri Reichelson ’16:
WesAGE (the elderly social group) has been selected as a FINALIST for November 2014 Students with Drive program that awards ZipCar credit to college community service groups.
We are competing against three other groups for the chance to win $5000 in Zip Car credit to help transport our volunteers to elderly living facilities.
Voting for the finalists starts TODAY and ends November 11th at midnight. Please vote on the Students with Drive Facebook page.
Help support our Wesleyan students groups by voting– each Facebook user is allotted one vote for the competition! PLEASE tell your friends and family both at Wesleyan and at home! Tell your professors and coworkers!
Thank you all!
Sheri, Matt, Rachel, and Gabe– The WesAGE Coordinators
Date: November 4-11
Place: On Facebook
Sheri Reichelson ’16 yearns for the old days:
Have a secret love of bingo? Want to hear cool stories, do arts & crafts, or enjoy a cappella?
Join WesAGE, Wesleyan’s elderly social group!
For more information, come to our info session this Sunday (FB event) or email elderly[at]wesleyan[dot]edu.
Date: Sunday, September 14th
Place: Albritton 311
From Sheri Reichelson ’16:
WesAGE (Wesleyan Alliance for Generational Exchange) is holding its first social hour of the semester this Friday (1/31) from 3-4PM at One MacDonough Living Facility! Come play board games, dominoes, chat, and participate in activities with the elderly residents. Social hour is a great opportunity to come meet seniors in a casual setting. If you would like to attend, please meet outside of Allbritton at 2:45pm to walk down with the WesAGE group.
Questions? Email elderly[at]wesleyan[dot]edu .
Date: Friday, January 31
Time: 2:45 PM – 4:00 PM
Place: Meet outside of Allbritton, then walking to One MacDonough Place
From Sheri Reichelson ’16:
Have a secret love for bingo? Want to hear cool/unique stories, do arts & crafts, or watch student groups perform? Do you enjoy snack time and scrabble as much as our elderly counterparts? Join WesAGE — the Wesleyan Alliance for Generational Exchange (aka Wesleyan’s elderly social group)!
Come to our Info Session on Monday, Sept. 16th in Usdan 110 at 7pm to learn more and sign-up. Oh, and desserts will be provided.
Can’t make it and still want to join? Have questions? Email elderly[at]wesleyan[dot]edu.
Date: Sept 16
Time: 7PM to 7:30PM
Place: Usdan 110
From Sofia Warren ’13:
WesAGE presents the tenth annual International Dessert Fair!
Come spend some time with the elderly of Middletown and enjoy some
FREE desserts and entertainment
Featured donations from: Tschudin Chocolates, Tandoor, Lizzie B’s Sweet Creations,
Tibetan Kitchen, and Fusion Bakery.
Performances including:West African drumming, South Indian voice group, Vietnamese souvenir raffle
Date: Friday, April 27th
Time: 2:45-4:30 PM
Place: Senior Center (down the street from Broad Street)
From the very bootylicious Sofia Warren ’13
Whatever it is you might have been doing on Friday afternoon, this is better:
WesAGE (Wesleyan Alliance for Generational Exchange) is pairing with the Wesleyan Breakdance Club for a breakdance demonstration at One MacDonough Place, an assisted living facility in Middletown. Come down to mingle, appreciate, and participate! No dance skills necessary.
The event is from 2-3pm, so meet outside of Allbritton at 1:50pm to walk down with the group.
Questions? Email eldery(at)wesleyan(dot)edu
Date: Friday October 5th
Time: 2-3 PM
Place: One MacDonough Place
Sofia Warren ’13 wants you to eat free dessert:
Come enjoy delicious free food from a whole bevy of your favorite restaurants! WesAGE is hosting a fair at the Senior Center for students and seniors!
Come, mingle! If you’d like to perform (music, monologue, etc), contact
Date: Tuesday, April 10th
Time: 2:30-4:30 PM
Place: Senior Center (down Williams St. from Broad Street Books)