Phoebe Institute on Aging

‘Dr. Ruth’ Brings Stories and Solid Advice to Phoebe Institute on Aging’s Baby Boomers and Aging Conference

By Barb Powell | April 9, 2021

“I did not know that I was going to talk about sex all day … I did not know I was going to be ‘Dr. Ruth’ — but I love it!” “Dr. Ruth” Westheimer — world-renowned sex therapist, author, lecturer, and professor — alternately shared anecdotes from her childhood and advice on sexuality for older…

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‘Dr. Ruth’ Westheimer to Keynote Phoebe Institute on Aging’s Virtual Spring Conference

By Barb Powell | January 11, 2021

The renowned sex therapist who pioneered discussing human sexuality on radio and television, “Dr Ruth” Westheimer, is the keynote speaker for Phoebe Institute on Aging’s virtual spring conference, “Sex, Drugs, and Rock & Roll: Baby Boomers and Aging.” The conference, postponed last year due to COVID-19, is slated for March 18, from 8 a.m. to…

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Advocacy Toolkit: June Release Features Needs and Care of Older Adults

By Barb Powell | June 10, 2020

The role of the church and its ministries in serving and advocating for the needs of older adults is the focus of the June installment of the Be A Voice Advocacy Health and Human Services Toolkit. A project of the UCC’s Council for Health and Human Service Ministries (CHHSM) and Justice and Witness Ministries (JWM)…

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Phoebe Institute on Aging Spring Conference to Feature Ruth Westheimer as Keynoter

By Barb Powell | January 29, 2020

“Sex, Drugs, and Rock & Roll: Baby Boomers and Aging” is coming to the Lehigh Valley in eastern Pennsylvania. The spring conference of UCC-related Phoebe Institute on Aging takes place Thursday, April 23, from 7:50 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. at the ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks in Bethlehem, Pa. In addition to keynoter Westheimer, the day…

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West Greets East: Alternative Approaches to Aging Conference Presented by Phoebe Institute on Aging

By CHHSM-Member Ministry Contribution | October 5, 2019

UCC-related Phoebe Institute on Aging (PIA) presents “West Greets East: Alternative Approaches to Aging” on Thursday, October 17, 2019, from 8 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. at DeSales University, University Center, 2755 Station Ave, Center Valley, PA 18034. This day-long conference offered to aging services professionals and family caregivers asks — as our aging population increases…

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Ruth Westheimer to Keynote Phoebe Institute on Aging Spring Conference

By CHHSM-Member Ministry Contribution | September 9, 2019

Ruth Westheimer, world-renowned sex therapist who pioneered discussing human sexuality on radio and television, will be the keynote speaker on April 23, 2020, at the Phoebe Institute on Aging Conference — “Sex, Drugs, and Rock n’ Roll: Baby Boomers and Aging.” The 91-year-old author, professor, and subject of the recent documentary — “Ask Dr. Ruth”…

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Judy Collins Delivers Keynote at UCC-Related Phoebe Institute on Aging Conference

By CHHSM-Member Ministry Contribution | May 23, 2019

Legendary folk singer, artist, and author Judy Collins graced the Phoebe Institute on Aging (PIA) spring conference with a candid and touching discussion of her personal challenges with loss, addiction, depression, and healing. “Understanding Mental Health and Older Adults” focused on the types, causes, and detection of mental illness in seniors, and Collins as the…

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Phoebe Ministries to honor Ronald L. Rider and Celebrate Volunteers at March Benefit

By CHHSM-Member Ministry Contribution | February 4, 2019

UCC-related Phoebe Ministries will honor Ronald L. Rider with the Rev. Dr. Grant Harrity Award for Exemplary Service to the Aging at their annual Institute on Aging Benefit on Thursday, March 21, in University Center at DeSales University, Center Valley, Pa. The cocktail attire event beginning at 6:00 p.m. will feature dinner, drinks, and intergenerational…

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