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Regirer Series on Aging Well

The Regirer Series on Aging Well focuses on health and wellness topics, including legal and financial issues, relevant to those "50 and better." We are grateful for the generous grant from the Walter W. Regirer and Maria Teresa Regirer Foundation, which supports this popular Series.

Upcoming Courses


Let's talk about planning for the future. How can you ensure that your preferences and directives for your financial assets are carried out correctly? We'll discuss the legal options available to assist in making the best decisions. Elder Law will also be discussed. Questions are welcome!

Thursday, May 9, Special Programs Building, Classroom 156
Richard Rohr published Falling Upward to help us examine our possibilities and limitations as we age. We will use his ideas to reflect on the first halves of our lives related to family, education, skills, hobbies, career choices, health, lifestyle, and spirituality, and apply those insights to help us create a plan for a 'higher sense of fulfillment in our next life phases.' Though the author is a Franciscan monk, this class will be non-sectarian.

Wednesday 4/10, 17, 24, JPSN, Room 118
FIELD TRIP Attendees will visit Shalom's Powhatan farm location to learn all about Shalom Farms' food justice initiatives. We'll discuss Shalom's mission, purpose and programming with the beautiful farm as our backdrop and then segue into an in-depth tour of our fields (complete with tasting opportunities, of course!) where we can dig in to Shalom's crop selection and agriculture practices.

Tuesday, May 7, Shalom Farms ( No seats currently available )
This presentation will review basic theory and research on subjective well-being and life satisfaction-what social science tells us about what makes for a satisfying life and what makes life worth living. The goal of the presentation is to provide you with some practical ideas for examining your own life and strategies increasing happiness and contentment. Offered in partnership with the Osher Institute at George Mason.

New date Monday, 5/20 (rescheduled from Monday 4/15), Synchronous Online
Take a walking tour of the UR campus, named the nation's most beautiful campus in the Princeton Review's most recent college guide. Learn about the history of the University, enjoy the beautiful landscaping and architecture, and hear some stories along the way. The walk will be about 2.5 miles in length and will require climbing steps and walking on various surfaces. Walking shoes and water are recommended.

Tuesday, May 14, THCX, Sculpture outside Modlin Center ( No seats currently available )
Join University of Richmond's Natural Area Steward for a tour of the Eco Corridor. This engaging walking tour will cover the history of the eco corridor, the restoration and the future of a green campus resource. Please wear comfortable shoes and come prepared to enjoy the beautiful nature unfolding in the eco corridor on the University campus. Offered twice: please register for only one session.

Monday 4/22 1-3pm (rescheduled from 4/11), Entrance to the Gambles Mill Eco-Corridor (5 seats (23%) remaining)