EventsHow to Age Gracefully

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How to Age Gracefully

6:30 PM – 8:00 PM


Sunil Nethisinge

Nilushka Melnick


Wednesday, June22 , 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

* Weekly Classes Wednesdays, June 29 - July 13, 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm *
This series will now take place online via Zoom. Registered participants will receive the zoom link. 

A talk followed by a series of workshops will explain the importance of aging gracefully and introduce the practices necessary to realize it. Each person's attitude toward aging determines whether we age gracefully or regard it as a degenerative process burdened by negativity. Learning how to age gracefully will contribute to a healthy attitude toward aging that will help improve health, well-being, and longevity.


Sponsored by Cupertino Library Foundation 

Sunil Nethisinghe attributes his success in the high-tech industry as a senior executive to the use of mindfulness and compassion techniques. In senior management roles, he worked at Philips Electronics N.V. and NXP, based in Europe, Asia, and North America.

Since his retirement, he has dedicated his time to nonprofit organizations and shares his 35 years of experience in mindfulness and compassion through talks and workshops to international audiences. Being an engineer, his exploration of concepts is analytical, and his application of principles practical, and he talks through direct experience. He is a 2021 Alumni of Applied Compassion Training (ACT) at the Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education (CCARE) at Stanford University. He is also a Mental Fitness Coach.

Nilushka Melnick is a leader in Strategy Management in Healthcare. She has extensive experience in building the infrastructure to support the translation of organizational strategy into actionable initiatives to drive performance. She is currently the Director of Strategic Programs at Stanford Health Care. 

Nilushka has a B.S. in Neuroscience from U.C. Riverside, a Masters in Public Health from Boston University, her Lean Six Sigma Black Belt, and is a certified Workplace Mindfulness Facilitator and Mental Fitness Coach.

Suitable for:
Adults: Seniors
Health & Fitness

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