Coffee & Conversation
Hosted by Always United, an Affinity Group for those in & approaching retirement
Great Rivers United Way is putting on the coffee and inviting you to learn more about issues affecting you and our community. These events are FREE. We provide coffee and a sweet treat (in-person events only); you join the conversation.
|January 28, 2021
9:3o to 10:30 a.m.
Zoom — register to receive link
|Winter’s 2 Worst Disasters & How to Survive Them
When winter does its worst, leaving deep snow, impassable roads, and downed powerlines, will you survive without an electric stove, a charged cell phone, internet access, or heat? Or, are you prepared to combat bitter cold temperatures with portable space heaters — the very type that are most to blame for winter house fires? Molly McCormick of the American Red Cross knows what you’re up against, and she’ll provide some tips that could be lifesaving.
|The Art of Downsizing
We spend our adult lives selecting furniture, cookware, souvenirs, and decor to make our lives happy and comfortable. When it comes time to move into a smaller place, it’s not easy to decide which items won’t make the trip.
Sara Wrobel, Executive Director of Causeway Caregivers and Facilitator of Before the After, will have some prompts to help us think about our living space and the heirlooms our children will (or won’t!) want.