Navigating Solo: Planning Tools for Aging Well (Virtual)

By Cambridge Public Library

Cambridge Public Library presents: Active Older Adults Lecture and Workshop Series

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Tuesday, June 13 6:30pm – 7:45pm

Ages: 18 and Adults.


Main Library Q&A Desk
Help & Information Desk

Registration required

  • Sign-up is ongoing



  • Only virtual (online or over the phone).

Additional information

In partnership with Cambridge Neighbors and facilitated by Ailene Gerhardt
Sponsored by the Cambridge Public Library Foundation

Session 4: June 13, 2023, 6:30-7:45 p.m.

Assessing and Enhancing Your Support System

Ailene Gerhardt, Board Certified Patient Advocate at Beacon Patient Solutions LLC, will explore the unique considerations and planning needs of solo agers (an adult who, because of choice or circumstance, is without the family support structure of adult children or close family members). Ailene will review specific needs related to healthcare, community, and programs and resources available to support solo agers. Learn more about Ailene's work with solo agers:

Cambridge Neighbors ( is a membership-based nonprofit that provides a variety of supports, both practical and social, to older adults in Arlington, Belmont, Cambridge, Somerville, and Watertown who wish to remain safely and independently in their homes and communities as they age, for as long as possible.

Every other Tuesday starting May 2, 2023, through June 27, 2023, at 6:30 p.m. (Virtual).

You must register for each session. To register for:

This is a virtual event. A Zoom link will be sent to all registered participants 1 hour before the event.