2015 Healthy Aging Lecture Series to kick off with ‘What is Aging?’

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – The Penn State Center for Healthy Aging will host “What is Aging?” as part of its Healthy Aging Community Lecture Series at 10:30 a.m. Jan. 29 at The Village at Penn State, 260 Lion’s Hill Road in State College.

Martin Sliwinski, professor of human development and family studies, and director of the Center for Healthy Aging, will present the lecture, which will address the term “aging” scientifically, in the public media and in personal understanding. A breakfast will be served at 9 a.m. There is no cost to attend but reservations are required.

The lecture series is a community partnership developed and sponsored by the Penn State Center for Healthy Aging, The Village at Penn State, Mount Nittany Medical Center, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Penn State, Foxdale Village, Juniper Village at Brookline and Home Instead Senior Care.

Additional upcoming lectures include: “Voices of Experience: Results From Community Conversations About Aging,” will be held April 15 at Juniper Village at Brookline in State College; “The Road Ahead: Staying Sharp and Mobile” on June 9 at Mount Nittany Medical Center; and “Wisdom in Words: Aging and Language” on Nov. 5 at Foxdale Village.

To make a reservation for the January event, call 814-865-4773 or email psuhealthyaging@gmail.com. To see details on additional upcoming lectures, for more information on the series or parking, call 814-863-7903 or visit healthyaging.psu.edu.

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Last Updated January 15, 2015