2014 Healthy Aging Public Lecture Series
The Healthy Aging Public Lecture Series is a community partnership developed and sponsored by:
The Penn State Center for Healthy Aging, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at Penn State, Foxdale Village The Village at Penn State, Mount Nittany Medical Center, and Home Instead Senior Care.
Follow Mount Nittany Medical Center signage toward the Cancer Center and Dreibelbis Auditorium (Entrance D) at the back of the facility. Park in the lot nearest Entrance D. Dreibelbis Auditorium is located just inside Entrance D doors. Parking is free.
How do your daily experiences influence your health? Do minor stressors make you irritable or depressed, or do you bounce back easily? Learn about how daily stress can accumulate over time and across different situations to affect only your health but also the health of your family.
Presented ByDavid M. Almeida
Do we communicate differently at different ages? How do we communicate across generations? Learn how to achieve a higher quality of life as you age, through relationship engagement and enhanced communication.
Presented ByJon F. Nussbaum
Foxdale Village is located off of South Atherton Street in State College near the intersection of University Drive Extension and Marylyn Avenue. A detailed map is here. Parking is available on the street in front of Foxdale or in the parking lot across the street from the front entrance of Foxdale.
Ann Kolanowski, Professor of Nursing and Director of the Hartford Center for Nursing Excellence, will lecture on brain health and what individuals can do to keep our brains healthy as we age. She will address the following questions: Are certain activities more stimulating for our brains? Are there things we should avoid? Dr. Kolanowski will discuss tips and techniques for what you can do to keep your brain functioning at higher levels.
Come early for light refreshments!