POSTPONED - Book Talk with Author Melanie Merriman
- Date: 04/16/2020 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
- Location: Magnolia Senior Center
601 Grand Ave
South San Francisco, California 94080
Melanie P. Merriman, PhD is a research scientist turned hospice quality consultant turned non-profit foundation grant evaluator whose choice of careers and projects stems from a passion to illuminate, understand, and find meaning. Her work life and personal life converged when she became a caregiver for her aging mother. Dr. Merriman is the author of "Holding the Net: Caring For My Mother on the Tightrope of Aging," American Book Fest’s 2017 Best Book Award Winner for Autobiography/Memoir, and a Caring.com choice for 2017’s Best Books on Caregiving. Her articles and essays have appeared in The Washington Post, ThirdAge.com, Guideposts, and NextAvenue.org.
Free copies of Melanie Merriman’s book will be distributed. Limited quantities available.
This event will be at Magnolia Senior Center, 601 Grand Avenue, SSF
This event is part of our Book to Action program series. The 2020 Book to Action program funded through the California Center for the Book, takes the basic book club concept and expands it to a community-wide series of events. California Center for the Book is a program of the California Library Association, supported in whole or in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian.