The University of Arizona

Inaugural Conference on Successful Aging

This year's conference will be the first in what organizers hope to be an annual series that will focus on successful aging and brain health. The conference 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 Memorial Center at the University of Arizona with free reserved parking in Second Street Garage. 

Topics include:

  • Exercise: the cognitive benefits of aerobic fitness, strength training and balance exercises.
  • Healthful eating: how diet and (some) supplements promote brain health.
  • Brain fitness: the effectiveness of cognitive exercise and cognitive strategies.
  • Stress reduction: how stress reduction can influence well-being and cognitive functioning.
  • Wisdom and emotional balance: unwrapping the gifts of age.

Presenters include Alfred Kaszniak, Lee Ryan, Carol Barnes, Elizabeth Glisky, Gene Alexander and guest speakers.

Registration includes continental breakfast, lunch and a wine reception where participants will have opportunities to meet and interact with faculty and guest speakers.

For more information, please contact Cortney Jessup. To register please visit the website below.

January 18, 2013   7:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.

$75 ($150 for healthcare professionals requesting CE credits)


Main Campus
Student Union Memorial Center Grand Ballroom
Tucson , AZ
United States

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