Thursday, February 21, 2013

International Women's Day 2013

International Women's Day 2013

Just One Week Away


Saturday, March 2  

Bath House Cultural Center 3:30-9


Friday, March 8  

White Rock Hills Library 11-5

End-of-The-Day Dinner at Cafe Lago 6-9


The Dallas celebration of International Women's Day is just a week away. The 11th annual event sponsored by Words of Women and International Women's Day Dallas begins Saturday, March 2, 3:30-9 at the Bath House Cultural Center, 521 East Lawther Drive, White Rock Lake, Dallas.


The celebration continues on March 8, 11am-5 at the White Rock Hills Library, 9150 Ferguson Road, Dallas. And following the event at the Library, we will continue at Cafe Lago, 6-9, 9219 Garland, Dallas.



March 2 Free. but a $10-more-if-you-can- less-if-you-can't donation is requested to offset costs.


March 8 Library event is Free. Donations accepted.

The Dinner at Cafe Lago is the cost of your dinner. 

Cafe Lago will donate 10% of dinner proceeds to

IWD and Words of Women.


Activities and Program

IWD features

a variety of

activities and exhibits

 singers and musicians

an International Festival of Foods


opportunities to

See old friends and make new ones

Hear the Words of Women Essay of the Year

Listen to the experiences and stories of women around the world. 

Learn about the impact of

The Equal Pay Act, 50 years old this year.



Remember Your Opportunities.

Be Prepared


The Hello Sisters YouTubeVideo Booth.

Ten second videos of you sending greetings to your sisters around the world on International Women's Day will be made March 2. Send in your own 10 second video waving at the camera and saying "Hello Sisters, I'm Chris" of Linda, or ... Send to  

The videos will be edited together and the finished

Hello Sisters Video will premier on March 8.


Our Sisters Bank.

Wondering what you can do to help women and girls rising against oppression around the world? We give you the opportunity to give a few dollars to support them through  Our Sisters Bank. 


Remembering Our Mommas Memorial.

An opportunity for you to honor your Mother. Please, bring pictures or symbols for this table display.


The Anonymous Book...of Women's Thoughts. A traveling book where you can write your innermost feelings anonymously. Passed from hand to hand, around the world, The Anonymous Book will return to Dallas for display in 2014 filled with

the words of women.


Sister Circles

An opportunity to share your stories in a quiet space...among friends.


International Visitors will be celebrating International Women's Day with us on March 8 at the White Rock Hills Library. 


A Mini Silent Auction.  

An opportunity to find deals and support IWD


International Women's Day

an opportunity to celebrate and honor working women


For Information Contact:

IWDDallas 214.319.6696
It's not about sandwiches! It's about my life!

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

2013 Spring Gerontological Symposium

— R E G I S T E R T O D A Y —




There is still time to register for the 2013 Spring Gerontological Symposium, The Community Challenge:  Chronic to Acute Issues of Dementia, Depression, and Delirium  The Dallas Event will be March 1st at Windsor Senior Living, 7750 LBJ Freeway.  The Tyler Event which the GNI will be presenting in collaboration with the Alzheimer's Alliance of Smith County will be March 2nd at Rose Heights Church, 2120 Old Omen Rd., Tyler, TX.  5 hours of continuing education is being offered for NP's, RN's, LVN's, SW',s, LPC's, NHA's and ALA's.  Please see the attached Brochure and Exhibitor's forms for more information regarding our Distinguished Speakers and Topics.


For additional information regarding the Dallas event please contact Mary Johnson, 214-818-7970 or  To register online please go to  


For information regarding the  Tyler Event please contact Robin Laningham, Alzheimer's Alliance of Smith County, 903-509-8323,



Thank you,


Mary Johnson

Event Coordinator, Gerontological Nursing Initiative

3700 Worth, Dallas, TX 75246



Planting the seed for best practices and care for the older adult!

It's not about sandwiches! It's about my life!

Low Vision Support Group

Group Meets 3rd Wednesday of each month
2 - 3 PM
First Meeting Wednesday, February 20, 2013.

Belmont Village Information Center
3141 Hood Street (At Hall), Suite 100

Presenter: Roberta A. Barrow, MSW, LCSW
Roberta is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who has dedicated 24 years of her 30 year career to working with seniors in a variety of settings. When her grandmother and aunt were both diagnosed with macular degeneration in the late 1990s, Roberta realized the devastating impact vision loss can have on an individual. She started her first monthly low vision support group in her hometown and has facilitated a group in the Dallas area since 2005.

Please join us for our fun, informative support group. In addition to discussing vision issues, the meetings will include resource sharing, recreational activities and outings.

Light refreshments will be served.

For more information or to RSVP contact Tara Arancibia at 214.559.7015.

It's not about sandwiches! It's about my life!

Friday, February 1, 2013

Senior Day at the Capitol

The Senior Source invites you to …


Senior Day 2013

At the State Capitol




« When and Where

  • Tuesday, February 12, 2013 in Austin
  • Buses will leave Dallas at 5:30 A.M.  Return buses will leave Austin at 3:00 P.M.
  • You will leave your car in the parking lot of The Senior Source office, 3910 Harry Hines Blvd., Dallas, Texas 75219.
  • Senior Day will begin at 10:30 A.M. on the front steps of the State Capitol in Austin.



« Purpose

  • To recognize and celebrate the contributions made by older Texans to our State
  • To show that Seniors of Texas care about issues that affect them
  • To have fun and see the beautiful State Capitol of Texas



« Senior Day Activities in Austin

  • Keynote speaker
  • Entertainment by The Ballet Folklorico Dancers from Austin
  • Self-guided tour of the Capitol
  • A chance to visit with your elected officials
  • Enjoying the fellowship of Seniors from all over the state



There is a $20.00 (not refundable) charge for this trip, which includes your lunch and snacks.  What a deal!!  A trip to Austin and lunch and snacks and lots of fun for only $20.00!!  Wear your walking shoes because the Capitol is large.  Spread the word about Senior Day to friends, organizations and churches.  We had 4500 seniors on the Capitol steps in 2011, and we expect more this time.


To reserve your seat, mail your check or money order to Lynda Ender, The Senior Source, 3910 Harry Hines Blvd., Dallas, Texas 75219 by February 5.  Make the check out to The Senior Source and please make sure your phone number is on the check.  For more information, contact Lynda at or 214-823-5700, extension 6113.

It's not about sandwiches! It's about my life!