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Date:
October 23, 2019
Time:
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Time Details:
AGENDA 1:00 PM SET UP 1:30 PM REGISTRATION AND REFRESHMENTS 2:00 PM WELCOME / SPEAKER INTRODUCTION 2:05 PM KEYNOTE TOPIC AND SPEAKER ‘Yoga and Your Health’ Rachel Machacek, LSW, MSW Social Worker, Palliative Medicine Bon Secours Mercy Health 4:00 PM AHA ANNOUNCEMENTS AND WRAP UP
Location:
Richard S. Gillis, Jr. / Ashland Branch Library
Address:
201 S. Railroad Avenue
Multi-purpose Room

Ashland, VA 23005
Contact:
804-399-1844
Email:
Cost:
FREE
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At Home In Ashland Educational Series

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

BIO: Rachel Machacek is a palliative medicine social worker (LSW) at Bon Secours, specializing with older adults and people of all ages facing terminal illness, grief and loss. She earned a Masters of Social Work from Virginia Commonwealth University and Bachelor of Arts in English from University of Mary Washington; Rachel also is a registered yoga and meditation teacher (RYT-200). Mindfulness-based practices are foundational to Rachel’s work, and she teaches a variety of populations, including seniors, as a way of reducing the stress and anxiety of daily life, finding connection with others, and as a path toward personal transformation. ABOUT: At Home In Ashland (AHA) is a volunteer 501(c)(3) organization committed to helping seniors age in place in Ashland; offering events, education, and other resources. The quarterly Educational Series brings AHA members and the public together to learn about health and wellness innovations offered by educational partner Bon Secours Medical Group