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UCLA Longevity Center presents Healthy Aging 2012 Conference
Date: 10/09/2012
Contact: Rachel Champeau
WHAT:
The UCLA Longevity Center will hold its Healthy Aging Conference, focusing on the theme "Healthy Aging – Taking Control of Your Life." The event will feature a diverse group of speakers representing the UCLA community and beyond. 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
WHO:
Among the event's speakers will be:
 
Dr. Gary Small
Author and director of the UCLA Longevity Center
 
Dr. David Merrill
UCLA geriatric physician and researcher
 
Joan Moran
Motivational speaker and author
 
Tim Carpenter
Founder and executive director of EngAGE
 
Dr. Walter E. Brackelmanns
Noted UCLA couples/sex therapy expert
 
Dr. L. Stephen Coles
Director of the LA Gerontology Research Group and the Supercentenarian Research Foundation
 
WHEN:
10 a.m.–4 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 27
 
WHERE:
Olympic Collection Conference Center (map)
11301 Olympic Blvd., West Los Angeles 90064
 
INFORMATION | REGISTRATION:
Registration is $125 for members of the general public and $75 for UCLA students through Oct. 19 (includes lunch). A full list of sessions and speakers, as well as registration information, can be found at www.healthyaging2012.com.   
 
BACKGROUND:
Through its many programs, the UCLA Longevity Center promotes healthy aging lifestyles and strives to build a community that helps people live better, longer. More information can be found at www.longevity.ucla.edu or 310-794-0676.
 
MEDIA CONTACTS:
 
UCLA: Rachel Champeau, rchampeau@mednet.ucla.edu
310-794-2270
 
Buzz Productions: Ashli Lewis ashli@abuzzproductions.com   
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