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VIDEO: Age Is Not A Medical Condition - Healthy Aging After 50

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Time & Date

Monday, March 2, 2020, 12:00 pm

Doors open at 11:00 a.m.

Event Location

WBUR CitySpace 890 Commonwealth Avenue Boston, MA 02215Open in Google Maps

Louise Aronson, professor of geriatric medicine at the University of California at San Francisco and author of  "Elderhood: Reinventing Aging, Transforming Medicine, and Reimagining Life" discusses the importance of lifestyle choices and accessible healthcare services. Her talk will focus on how policies, medical systems, social opportunities and personal choices shape age as much as biology.

Joann Montepare, director of the RoseMary B. Fuss Center for Research on Aging and Intergenerational Studies at Lasell University, will leads a panel discussion on key issues raised by Aronson.

Panelists:

  • Jan Hively - Boston College Sloan Center on Aging and Work, and co-founder of the global Pass It On Network
  • Lisa Krinsky - LGBT Aging Project director, Fenway Health
  • Sarah Lamb - professor of anthropology, Brandeis University
  • Terry O'Malley, geriatrician, Massachusetts General Hospital