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BZBI Presents: Love and Meaning after 50

BZBI Presents: Love and Meaning after 50

January 28 2021, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Even before the stress brought on by COVID-19, the boomer generation has seen divorce levels rise more than any generation before or since. For both singles and those in relationships, the struggle of of daily life is creating loneliness, anxiety, depression and withdrawal from social activities.

Is there a roadmap for staying healthy at a time like this? Psychologists Julia Mayer and Barry Jacobs will explain the concepts, activities, and stories that make up their guidebook to overcoming the challenges we face, as they discuss Love and Meaning after 50.

Register here for an informative and potentially life changing 90-minutes as Drs. Mayer and Jacobs tailor their presentation to the unique challenges faced by our diverse community.  There will be time for your questions as well. The cost is $10 for BZBI members and $18 for the community.

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Julia L. Mayer, Psy.D is a psychodynamically-oriented psychologist in private practice in Media, PA. She has been doing individual and marital therapy for 28 years, specializing in working with women who have histories of sexual trauma, eating disorders and troubled marriages. She has increasingly focused her work on supporting family caregivers.

Barry J. Jacobs, Psy.D. is a clinical psychologist, family therapist, and Principal for Health Management Associates, a national healthcare consulting firm. For 24 years, he was the Director of Behavioral Sciences for the Crozer-Keystone Family Medicine Residency Program in Springfield, Pennsylvania.

Together, they have published  AARP Love and Meaning After 50—10 Challenges to Great Relationships and How to Overcome Them (Hachette Go, 2020), and AARP Meditations for Caregivers—Practical, Emotional and Spiritual Support for You and Your Family (Da Capo, 2016). Barry is also the author of The Emotional Survival Guide for Caregivers—Looking After Yourself and Your Family While Helping an Aging Parent (Guilford, 2006).

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