Glenmeadow Retirement Offers a Talk on Enhancing Relationships

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Doug Foresta of Chicopee will lead the talk

EAST LONGMEADOWGlenmeadow Retirement of Longmeadow will present a talk,Joyful Connections: Sharing History, Enhancing Relationships with Children and Grandchildren,on Tuesday, Oct.29 from 10 a.m. to Noon at East Longmeadow Public Library.

Doug Foresta of Chicopee will lead the talk, which is free and open to the public and offered as part of Glenmeadows Fall/Winter 2013 Glenmeadow Learning series.

In his presentation, Foresta will discuss how to share your passion and life stories with children and grandchildren and how to pass on your family history in creative ways. He will offer tips on the power of storytelling in sharing joyful memories and creating deeper personal connections. Also, since many families know conflict on occasion, Foresta will discuss how to resolve differences so that everyone wins.

Foresta is a licensed therapist and relationship coach. He moderates relationship forums on the Huffington Post and has helped hundreds of people around the world to create more loving and lasting relationships. He is in private practice at Change Happens, Inc. in Chicopee.

The East Longmeadow Public Library is located at 60 Center Square, East Longmeadow. The program is free and open to the public, but space is limited. For more information or to enroll, contact Glenmeadow at (413)567-7800 or email Visit for more information.

Established in 1884, Glenmeadow is a nonprofit, accredited continuing care retirement community; it provides independent and assisted living at its campus at 24 Tabor Crossing in Longmeadow and expanded Glenmeadow at Home services throughout greater Springfield. 

"As a nonprofit, our mission is to serve seniors and their families. One of the ways we do that is by providing free educational offerings in convenient locations throughout the area,said Tim Cotz, president and CEO.