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CHWB Book Club: What I Read This Summer

August 8, 2023 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 PM
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August 8 | 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

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Bring your favorite books (or at least the titles/authors) and join in the sharing of other great reads!

Reading is not only an enjoyable past-time, it’s been proven to be good for your health. Studies have shown escaping in a good book lowers your stress, increases your empathy levels (which helps bolster your relationships) and could even improve your cognitive function as you age.

Now that you know why you should be reading, it’s time to find your next great read!

What’s the best book you’ve read this year? Did it inspire you? Entertain you? Help you make improvements to your daily health and wellbeing? Make you look at the world just a little bit differently? Do you tell your friends they “really should read this one?” Bring your favorite books (or at least the titles/authors) and join in the sharing of other great reads! You’ll enjoy our spoiler-free discussion of CHWB Book Club attendees’ book recommendations and perhaps discover your next favorite. Feel free to bring along suggestions for both fiction and non-fiction books.The conversation will be led by Dr. Annette Kelly, an avid reader and the founder of and recently retired Board President of Neighbors Network.

This program is presented by Annette Kelly and is hosted by the Winter Park Health Foundation.

About the Presenter:  

Annette Kelly recently retired as the board president of Neighbors Network, a local non-profit whose mission is the independence, engagement, and connectedness of older adults in our community. She is also a retired nurse practitioner and nursing professor with experience locally as the former CEO of the Alzheimer’s Association. She was the former assistant professor of Nursing at Florida Southern College. Kelly is an avid reader who has been married 58 years and enjoys spending time with her four children and four grandchildren.

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