'Everyday Ups and Downs' to be topic of September Healthy Aging Lecture

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Foxdale Village will host “Everyday Ups and Downs,” as part of the Healthy Aging Community Lecture Series, at 10 a.m. on Sept. 6 at Foxdale Village Auditorium, 500 E. Marylyn Ave., State College.

Alyssa Gamaldo, assistant professor of human development and family studies and affiliate faculty member of the Center for Healthy Aging at Penn State, will talk about the health and everyday functional differences across diverse racial, ethnic and socioeconomic older adult populations.

She will also address the health, social and environmental factors that influence individual differences in daily functioning.

Participants will learn how lifestyle, social networks, and environment can improve or sustain everyday cognitive health and well-being across diverse older adult populations.

The Healthy Aging Community Lecture Seriesis a community partnership developed and sponsored by the Penn State Center for Healthy Aging, Juniper Village at Brookline, The Penn State University Park Official Bookstore, The Village at Penn State, Foxdale Village, and Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Penn State.

Reservations are required for this event. To reserve a spot, call 814-865-4776 or email healthyaging@psu.edu

The next lecture in the series will be held on Oct. 10. “The Cost of Healthy Aging: Is it Worth the Effort?” will presented by Martin Sliwinski, professor of human development and family studies and director for the Center for Healthy Aging at Penn State, at Juniper Village at Brookline in State College. 

To see details on the 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 July 24, 2018