Finding Creative Ways to Tell Life Story

A nine-week class on ways for people to sharpen and share their memories, and “learn

more about the meaning of life,” will be held on Thursdays, from 1:30-4:30 p.m., from

Jan. 18 through March 15, at the Richmond Branch Library.


The free series will examine the major events, accomplishments and relationships that

shaped the participants’ lives. In each session, participants will engage in personal

development activities as well as complete and share a two-page narrative.


Activities and exercises are based on the work of gerontologist James Birren, Ph.D.

Instructor Hope Levy has more than 20 years of teaching experience and holds master’s

degrees in gerontology and special education.


Through her work, Levy promotes positive aging through her passion for

lifelong learning.


The program is sponsored by the Encore Learning Department at the City College of

San Francisco, which offers classes designed for adults 55 years old or older.


The Richmond Branch Library is located at 351 Ninth Ave. For more information,

call (415) 355-5600.

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