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Upcoming Events

Sage-in International events and local conscious aging events are good ways to learn more and to connect with like-minded people. Choose a category of events from the list below and click through to see all the events in the given category. If you prefer, scroll down the page to see a listing of upcoming events, or visit our Events Calendar to search for events in your area.

You may also find a Chapter or Circle in your neighborhood! Visit our Chapters page or  Wisdom Circles page to learn more.

Sage-ing International Sponsored Events

Sage-ing ELDER-FORUM Webinars:  Live 1 hour+ presentations with panel and discussion

Awakening the Sage Within: One-day introductory Sage-ing programs

Deepening the Sage Within Workshops:  Weekend in-depth Sage-ing workshops

Professional Development:  Two paths to becoming a Sage-ing Leader

Chapters: Local community gatherings of Sage-ing International members

Other Conscious Aging Events

Conscious Aging Workshops, Retreats, Seminars:  Events addressing sage-ing principles and practices offered by CSL leaders and others committed to Conscious Aging practices

Wisdom Circles: Local gatherings of elders exploring sage-ing ideas and practices

Sage-ing Partner Events

“Who are Sage-ing Partners?”

…fellow conscious eldering organizations that share our vision of aging as a time of life characterized by growth,contribution and fulfillment. Upcoming programs of interest..

Two events from the Conscious Elders Network

Join Elder Climate Action for: Climate Tea & Talk

Make yourself a cup of tea and connect with us for an “elder hour” of casual discussion about climate change. We can make new friends across the country and learn ways to engage from each other. We hope you will join us for climate tea & talk! To Register, click here

Second Tuesday of Each Month, 6:00 PM Eastern | 3:00 PM Pacific

No RSVP Needed,  Join from Computer: https://zoom.us/j/185337579 Or Telephone: 669 900 6833

Meeting ID: 185 337 579

Join Elders Climate Action’s Monthly National Call

4th Tuesday of the Month, 7:00 PM (ET) | 4:00 PM (PT)

With Stephanie Mines, Organizer of Upcoming Climate Change & Consciousness International Conference in Findhorn, Scotland in 2019


If you are unable to attend the National Call, RSVP and we’ll send you the recording.

From Yerusha

Yerusha, the Hebrew word for Legacy is a project devoted to creating and supporting Reb Zalman’s vision.  Formerly called ALEPH, they are SI’s oldest partner.

“Wisdom of the Heart: From Age-ing to Sage-ing” with Bahira Sugarman & Rabbi Shaya Isenberg, celebrated Pioneers of Sage-ing International and seasoned leaders of Sage-ing Workshops for three decades.

Stony Point, New York July 8 – 14, 2019
at Ruach Ha’Aretz

For information and to register, click …HERE.

From The Center For Concious Eldering

May 31 – June 2, St. Meinrad, Indiana (an hour from Louisville,KY), Conscious Eldering: Aging with Intention and Passion. Ron Pevny, CSL presents this weekend retreat offering a dynamic experiential introduction to the inner work that makes possible the fulfillment of aging consciously. For information and registration, click… HERE.

Oregon June 23-29, 2019, Breitenbush Hot Springs, Choosing Conscious Elderhood. This weeklong retreat offers a highly experiential program allowing participants opportunity for inner work, deepening one’s vision of conscious elderhood and becoming an engaged elder. For more information and registration, click …HERE.

Rhinebeck, New York August 11-15, 2019, The Omega Institute. This retreat led by Ron Pevny, weaves together key tenets of Conscious Eldering with wisdom and practices from the three Transforming Aging Summits which Ron hosted. For information and to register, click… HERE

Upcoming SI Webinars, Workshops & Retreats

Sage-ing Deepening the Sage Within Workshops (DSW)  (formerly Sage-ing Intensive Workshop)

A 2-3 day intensive workshop or a workshop series diving into SI core themes (images of aging, life harvest, forgiveness, mortality, leaving a legacy, service); we harvest our life experience, leading to further growth.

Bellevue, Washington June 28 – 30, 2019, Deepening the Sage Within: Aging with Wisdom.Pat Hoertdoefer, CSL, and Mary Anne Ingenthron, CSL, invite you to join them at the beautiful Peace and Spirituality Center on the shores of Lake Washington for a weekend retreat that offers an opportunity to improve the last third of life by recognizing the value we offer and responding in practical, positive ways to the life changes. For event information and registration, click…HERE.

Longmont, Colorado October 4-6, 2019, Deepening the Sage Within: Aging with Spirit. Maureen Dobson, CSL and Elizabeth Bell, CSL offer a two day intensive retreat. Embraced by the power of circle and the support of community you are invited to deeply explore the principles and practices of Sage-ing. Maureen and Elizabeth, both Sage-ing Leaders bring a unique combined breadth of experience to facilitate this event. For information and registration, click…HERE.

Online Sage-ing Events

April 25-May 30, 2019, The Heart of Aging with Wisdom – Series I (six session, online series). The Heart of Aging with Wisdom, Series I and II is the most comprehensive and wide-ranging approach to conscious aging offered by Sage-ing International. It is designed to engage and inspire participants with conversation and interaction about healthy spirited eldering. Enrollment is open to those who are interested in their own personal growth as elders and/or also to those interested in leading groups with this program content. Rosemary Cox, Education Coordinator for Sage-ing International originated the HoA and co-facilitates with HoA faculty partners Linda Cronk , Cindy Siemers and Al Rider .

In The Heart of Aging with Wisdom brochure read more on the talented, accomplished HoA faculty, and a full description and schedule for Series I and II. For brochure and registration for Series I starting April 25, 2019 click…HERE.

June 13th, 20th, & 27th, 2019 (three consecutive Thursdays), 6:00 – 8:30 pm ET, Online Awakening the Sage Within. Awakening the Sage Within, a signature program from Sage-ing International, is now available in a new online series. The ASW is an excellent introduction to Sage-ing concepts, and fulfills the prerequisite for enrolling in the global Sage-ing International Certified Sage-ing Leader (CSL) training. Register and find out more HERE.

Awakening the Sage Within (ASW)

ASW is a highly interactive entry level event in a 1-day format or a series of short sessions, introducing Sage-ing International (SI) core topics: images of aging, life review, forgiveness, mortality, spirituality, legacy-leaving, and service.

Longmont, Colorado – April 7, 2019, Longmont Senior Center. Maureen Dobson, MSW, CSL and Rosemary Lohndorf, MA, CSL, ASM eachpersonally accomplished and both seasoned Sage-ing Leaders, will co-facilitate this one-day introductory event at the Longmont Senior Center. Space is limited, register soon. For more information and registration click…HERE.

“Beyond the Basics”

Our “BtB” events go beyond awakening your Inner-Elder, for more personal growth and elder-equipping. Themes will be varied, designed for in-depth exploration of Age-ing to Sage-ing life issues.

Check back soon for information about upcoming BtB events.

Sage-ing Global Webinars

SI presents a series of live monthly webinars on our core topics and themes related to conscious eldering. They can be viewed on any internet-connected device.

Monday, April 29, Sage-ing My Aging Griefs with Age-less Relief: How do I Integrate My Age-ing Losses and Gains? As we age, we all experience the loss of beloved friends, abilities, and independence. Bob Coulson, a specialist in Retirement, Aging, and Spiritual Direction offers a webinar experience on how to integrate your aging-related losses and gains into the days we still have ahead, growing wiser, well, and whole. For information and to register, click… HERE.

Wednesday, May 29, Facing Reality: Preparing Spiritually for Living With Dementia. Rabbi Dayle Friedman, an interfaith spiritual director, facilitates a creative and interactive webinar on meeting the healthcare and spiritual challenges brought on by frailty and dementia in ourselves and our loved ones. For more information and to register, click… HERE.