The Healthy Aging Community Lecture Series offers topics and content that is translated from current research findings about healthy aging. Lectures are structured to connect faculty expertise with community members to make sense of science for everyday use and living. Lectures are held in community spaces and are free to attend.

Healthy Aging Lecture Series 2020

Sep 23 2020

Close Relationships for Late Life Health

Event Time: Sep 23 2020 - 10:00am
Event Location: Online

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Jan 23 2020

Healthy Aging Lecture Series: Sleep for Health

Event Time: Jan 23 2020 - 9:30am
Event Location: The Village at Penn State, 260 Lions Hill Rd, State College

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Healthy Aging Lecture Series 2019

Nov 06 2019

Ins and Outs of Brain Fitness for Healthy Aging

Event Time: Nov 6 2019 - 9:30am
Event Location: Willows Dining Room, Juniper Village at Brookline, 1930 Cliffside Drive, State College, PA 16801

Ins & Outs of Brain Fitness for Healthy Aging (Martin Sliwinski, Professor of Human Development and Family Studies, Director for the Center for Healthy Aging)

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Aug 22 2019

ABC’s of LGBTQ+: Healthy Aging and Inclusion

Event Time: Aug 22 2019 - 9:30am to 10:00am
Event Location: Foxdale Village Auditorium, 500 E. Marylyn AveState College, PA 16801

Britney Wardecker, Assistant Professor of Nursing, Affiliate Faculty with the Center for Healthy Aging

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Jan 10 2019

What's on Your Mind? Promoting short-term memory for long-term healthy aging

Event Time: Jan 10 2019 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Event Location: The Village at Penn State Auditorium 260 Lions Hill Road State College Pennsylvania 16801 United States

NEW DATE: Thursday, January 10, Breakfast 9:30 AM, Lecture 10:00 AM

Reservations are needed for this event: Please call (814) 865-4776 or email healthyaging@psu.edu

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Healthy Aging Lecture Series 2018

Oct 10 2018

The Cost of Healthy Aging: Is it worth the effort?

Event Time: Oct 10 2018 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Event Location: Juniper Village at Brookline Willows Dining Room 1930 Cliffside Drive State College Pennsylvania 16801 United States

Wednesday, October 10, Light breakfast 9:30 AM, Lecture 10:00 AM

Reservations are needed for this event: Please call (814) 865-4776 or email healthyaging@psu.edu

The Cost of Healthy Aging: Is it...

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Sep 06 2018

Everyday Ups and Downs

Event Time: Sep 6 2018 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Event Location: Foxdale Village Auditorium 500 East Marylyn Avenue State College Pennsylvania 16801 United States

Thursday, September 6, Light breakfast 9:30 AM, Lecture 10:00 AM
Reservations are needed for this event: Please call (814) 865-4776 or email healthyaging@psu.edu
Everyday Ups and Downs

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Healthy Aging Lecture Series 2017

Nov 09 2017

The Future of Medicare

Event Time: Nov 9 2017 - 10:00am
Event Location: Central PA Visitors Bureau, 800 East Park Ave, State College, PA 16803

The Future of Medicare presented by Mark Sciegaj, Professor, Health Policy and Administration

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Apr 20 2017

Healthy Bones for Life

Event Time: Apr 20 2017 - 10:00am
Event Location: Juniper Village at Brookline, 1930 Cliffside Drive, State College, PA 16803

Healthy Bones for Life presented by Mary Jane De Souza, Professor, Department of Kinesiology

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Mar 23 2017

Fake or Fact? Making sense of healthy aging science

Event Time: Mar 23 2017 - 10:00am
Event Location: The Village at Penn State, 260 Lions Hill Rd, State College, PA 168803

Fake or Fact? Making sense of healthy aging science presented by Martin Sliwinski, Professor of Human Development and Family Studies, Director for the Center for Healthy Aging

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Healthy Aging Lecture Series 2016

Oct 13 2016

FaceAge: Learning from cross-generational encounters

Event Time: Oct 13 2016 - 9:00am to 11:00pm
Event Location: Foxdale Village Auditorium, 500 E Marylyn Ave, State College, PA 16801

FaceAge: Learning from cross-generational encounters given by Andrew Belser, Professor of Movement, Voice and Acting, School of Theatre.

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Jun 07 2016

Caregiving as Illness Advances: Considerations to Smooth the Path

Event Time: Jun 7 2016 - 9:00am to 11:00pm
Event Location: Mount Nittany Medical Center (Dreibelbis Auditorium), 1800 E. Park Avenue, State College, PA 16803

Caregiving as Illness Advances: Considerations to Smooth the Path given by Janice Penrod, Professor of Nursing, Director of Center for Nursing Research

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Apr 14 2016

Move it! Physical Activity and Aging

Event Time: Apr 14 2016 - 9:00am to 11:00am
Event Location: Juniper Village at Brookline (Willows Dining Room), 1930 Cliffside Drive, State College, PA 16801

Join Christine Phillips, PostDoctoral Fellow, Center for Healthy Aging for a lively discussion on physical activity and aging. We will explore the current state of knowledge about physical activity,...

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Jan 28 2016

Paradoxes of Aging

Event Time: Jan 28 2016 - 9:00am to 11:00am
Event Location: The Village at Penn State, 260 Lions Hill Rd, State College, PA 16803

Paradoxes of Aging, a lecture given by Martin Sliwinski, Professor of Human Development and Family Studies, Director for the Center for Healthy Aging

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Healthy Aging Lecture Series 2015

Jun 09 2015

The Road Ahead: Staying Sharp and Mobile

Event Time: Jun 9 2015 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Event Location: Galen & nancy Dreibelbis Auditorium, Mount Nittany Medical Center, State College, PA 16803

The Road Ahead: Staying Sharp and Mobile (Lesley A. Ross, Assistant Professor of Human Development and Family Studies, Director of the Study of Healthy Aging & Applied Research Programs (SHAARP)...

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Apr 15 2015

Voices of Experience: Results from community conversations about aging

Event Time: Apr 15 2015 - 9:00am to 11:30am
Event Location: Willows Dining Room Juniper Village Senior Living at Brookline, 1930 Cliffside Drive, State College, PA 16801

Voices of Experience: Results from community conversations about aging (Center for Healthy Aging Research Team, College of Health and Human Development)

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Jan 29 2015

What is Aging?

Event Time: Jan 29 2015 - 9:00am to 11:30am
Event Location: The Village at Penn State, 260 Lions Hill Rd, State College, PA 16803

What is Aging? is the first lecture of 2015 and will be given by Martin Sliwinski, Professor of Human Development and Family Studies, Director for the Center for Healthy Aging. What do we mean by...

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Healthy Aging Lecture Series 2014

Oct 28 2014

The Speedometer of Life: Daily Stress, Health, and Well-Being

Event Time: Oct 28 2014 - 6:00pm
Event Location: Galen & Nancy Dreibelbis Auditorium, Mount Nittany Medical Center, State College, PA 16803

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...

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Aug 07 2014

Talk or Text? Communication Strategies as We Age

Event Time: Aug 7 2014 - 10:30am
Event Location: Ruth Pike Auditorium, 022 Biobehavioral Health Building, University Park, PA 16802

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...

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Jan 30 2014

Expanding on the Science of Healthy Aging

Event Time: Jan 30 2014 - 9:00am to 11:30am
Event Location: The Village at Penn State, 260 Lions Hill Rd, State College, PA 16803

Marty Sliwinski, Professor of Human Development and Family Studies and Director for the Center for Healthy Aging will offer insights on new key ideas emerging within the science of healthy aging.

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Healthy Aging Lecture Series 2013

Nov 04 2013

“I used to be able to eat that”

Event Time: Nov 4 2013 - 6:00pm
Event Location: Dreibelbis Auditorium, Mount Nittany Medical Center, 1850 East Park Avenue, State College, PA 16803

How does nutrition contribute to successful aging? What healthy choices can people make as they age? What changes occur during the lifespan that affect nutritional requirements? Learn a few general...

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Aug 01 2013

Tailoring Memory Making

Event Time: Aug 1 2013 - 10:30am
Event Location: Ruth Pike Auditorium, 22 Biobehavioral Health Building, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802

What happens to our memories? How do people retrieve memories as they age? By understanding how memory systems evolve as people age, researchers gain clarity in the processes underlying age-related...

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Apr 18 2013

The Science of Healthy Aging

Event Time: Apr 18 2013 - 10:30am
Event Location: Foxdale Village Auditorium, 500 E. Marylyn Avenue, State College, PA 16801

What is healthy aging? What does it mean to age successfully? These are hot topics in media and marketing, but what does the science say? Explore the science behind the concepts of healthy and...

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All Healthy Aging Lectures are free and open to the public!