Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Hamden Temple to hold lecture on the aging process

HAMDEN — Temple Beth Sholom, 1809 Whitney Ave., Hamden, announces the second “L’Chaim Lecture” dealing with the aging process. This lecture, sponsored by the Temple, will be held Wednesday, Aug. 10, 4 p.m. at the Temple and will feature U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro, D-3, who will speak on “The Politics of Aging,” on the issues facing the older groups that are the subject of current legislative debate

DeLauro serves in the Democratic leadership as co-chairwoman of the Steering and Policy Committee, and she is the ranking member on the Labor, Health, Human Services, and Education Appropriations Subcommittee. She also serves on the subcommittee responsible for FDA and agriculture, where she oversees drug and food safety along with many other responsibilities.

The lecture is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be available and reservations are not required. The third lecture in the series, Monday, Aug. 22 at 7:15 p.m., will feature Dr. David DePalma, speaking on “The Relationships of Aging,” on the emotions and relationships involved at these stages of life.

For information about the lecture series or Temple Beth Sholom, contact the Temple office at (203) 288-7748.

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