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UCLA Longevity Center’s Healthy Aging Conference Set For Oct. 27

UCLA Longevity Center director Dr. Gary Small will speak at the Oct. 27 conference.
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UCLA Longevity Center director Dr. Gary Small will speak at the Oct. 27 conference.

Posted Sep. 29, 2012, 11:00 pm

Mirror Staff

The UCLA Longevity Center will host a Healthy Aging Conference, which will take place Saturday, Oct. 27 at the Olympic Collection Conference Center in West Los Angeles.

The conference theme is “Healthy Aging – Taking Control of Your Life” and features a diverse group of speakers that represent the UCLA community and beyond.

Speakers announced include Dr. Gary Small, author and Director of the UCLA Longevity Center; UCLA geriatric physician and researcher Dr. David Merrill; motivational speaker and author Joan Moran; Tim Carpenter, Founder and Executive Director of EngAGE; UCLA’s noted couples/sex therapy expert Dr. Walter E. Brackelmanns; Dr. L. Stephen Coles, Director of the LA Gerontology Research Group and the Supercentenarian Research Foundation; and many others.

Panels include:

• Nutritious Eating for Healthy Aging

• The Centenarians: Life Past the Century Mark

• Train Your Brain: Boot Camp For Your Mind

• Alzheimer’s Research Update

• Sex After 70

• Medicare, Social Security and Health Care Reform

• Keep Moving: Fitness and Athletic Choices

• The Bucket List: Setting and Focusing On Goals

Registration is $125 for members of the General Public and $75 for UCLA Students through October 19. The price of admission includes lunch. A full list of sessions and speakers as well as registration information can be found online at http://www.healthyaging2012.com.

Through its many programs, the UCLA Longevity Center promotes healthy aging lifestyles and strives to build a community that helps people live better, longer.

The conference center is located at 11301 Olympic Blvd. in West Los Angeles.

For more information, visit www.longevity.ucla.edu or call 310.794.0676.

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