Exploring Elderhood

2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Exploring Elderhood – A Virtual Walk in the Wissahickon Part 2

A couple of months ago, Sarah West took all of us elders and guests on a wonderful virtual trek along the Wissahickon Trail, pointing out old buildings and lots of historical tidbits which many present remembered or could add stories about. The only problem is that she abandoned us halfway along the trail. Well, the good news for all of us who have been virtually waiting on the side of the trail, is that she’s coming back for us and will lead us through the second and even more fascinating second half on Friday May 10 at 2PM in the Edna Jones Assembly Room right here at USG. This is is a program that is literally (not virtually) back by popular demand. So visualize your best hiking boots and come on down to the trail! And bring some trail mix or other goodies to munch and sip on.


This program meets on the second Friday of each month at 2PM in the USG Assembly Room. Its purpose is to celebrate the path, with emphasis on the spiritual path, of all who are aging (that’s all of us!) but especially those who consider themselves Elders (or wannabe Elders) and is open USG members, guest and visitors with no minimum age requirement.

Each month a team of Exploring Elderhood members prepare and present a program on a relevant topic and after initial presentation there is generally a time for small group discussions and then a reconvening to share experiences. Each session is also followed by a potluck TGIF with wine and cheese, tea and crumpets and such. At all times our goal is to accentuate the positive and have fun together as we share our journeys into the second act of life! And we do!

For more information contact Gerry Whelan at gwhelanmd@gmail.com or visit and join our Facebook page, just search Exploring Elderhood @ USG.

USG Edna Jones Assembly Room