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.
• 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.