Mary Ann Erickson, Associate Professor in Ithaca College’s Gerontology Institute, will be facilitating a book group based on Lewis Richmond’s book, Aging as a Spiritual Practice: A Contemplative Guide to Growing Older and Wiser.
Richmond, who has a background both in Buddhism and business, writes in an accessible style and includes a variety of recommended practices for navigating aging. Undergraduate students from Prof. Erickson’s Journey of Aging class will also be reading and participating.
Meetings are scheduled for Monday mornings on Zoom, 9:00-9:50 am
- April 5
- April 12
- April 19
- April 26
- May 3
Prof. Erickson will lead one of the contemplative practices during each session; participants will also get the opportunity to discuss the book in small groups of students and elders.