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Annual Conference on Successful Aging

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This year’s conference will be the first in an annual series that will focus on successful aging and brain health. Our inaugural event will review the science of successful aging, providing participants with the most up to date research that is available, as well as practical ways to incorporate the science of successful aging into their daily lives. The event will be held at the Student Union at the University of Arizona. Free reserved parking for the conference is available in the Second Street Garage at 2nd street and Mountain. Registration for the conference is $75.00 ($150 for Healthcare Professionals requesting CE credits) and will include continental breakfast, lunch, and a wine reception where participants will have opportunities to meet and interact with faculty and guest speakers. Topics include: -Exercise – the cognitive benefits of aerobic fitness, strength training, and balance exercises -Diet and supplements – how healthful eating and (some) supplements promote brain health -Training the brain – the effectiveness of cognitive exercise and cognitive strategies -Reducing stress – how stress reduction can influence well-being and cognitive functioning -Wisdom and emotional balance – unwrapping the gifts of age Presenters include Alfred Kaszniak, Ph.D., Lee Ryan, Ph.D., Carol Barnes, Ph.D., Elizabeth Glisky, Ph.D., Gene Alexander, Ph.D., and guest speakers. Who should attend? All members of the community, of any age, who are interested in learning about successful aging, should attend as well as health-care workers who interact with older adults (CE credits are available for health-care providers). Register here: http://psychology.arizona.edu/ACoSA

Occurs once: Jan 18, 2013 (7:30 AM to 6:30 PM)
Contact Name: Cortney Jessup
Contact Phone: 5206215213
Location:

UA Student Union Memorial Center, Grand Ballroom (North)
1303 East University Boulevard, Tucson, AZ 85721

Ticket Price: $75
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