AgeSong Institute

Gems of Wisdom

Gems of WisdomAgeSong Institute and Barnes & Noble announce Gems of Wisdom: 365 Days of Poetry and Prose by Elders.

We are committed to changing the view of aging as something to be celebrated, cherished and anticipated with joy. In support of our mission, Barnes & Noble will donate a portion of proceeds from book sales to AgeSong Institute’s non-profit fund.
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AgeSong Institute Journal


Our staff, interns, and residents share their experiences.
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Our Voices, Our Stories

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Expressive Arts & Art Therapy

From painting and writing, to performing arts, music, and poetry sessions, AgeSong Institute weaves psychotherapy, emotional care, and life coaching into its expressive arts programs.
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AgeSong Today Online Journal

AgeSong journalist Sally Gelardin provides insight into AgeSong’s philosophy and how it is applied in the six San Francisco Bay Area elder communities.
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The Poetics of Aging: Towards A New Understanding of the Many Verses of Life

Poetics of Aging
A grassroots gathering to celebrate elderhood and value aging as the basis for depth and wisdom.
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An Interview with Dr. Nader Shabahangi

The president and CEO of AgeSong Institute opens up about elder care and our fear of aging.
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Joy in Aging with Dr Nader Shabahangi


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Poesis: Art Overcoming Absurdity

Poesis: Art Overcoming Absurdity
AgeSong Institute supports artists and honors creativity of all ages.
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Ways to Give

AgeSong Institute supports assisted living communities and programs with the help of community support and donations from individuals and organizations.

Our Charitable Fund helps residents continue to live at home or in residential settings while staying engaged in the larger community through the support of our many programs. Our Internship Program encourages the research and development of a revolutionary mindfulness-based approach with interns and trainees from both the doctoral and masters level in the humanistic, existential, and process-work approaches to therapy.

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