University Community Innovations for Positive Aging event is open to all

Community members, students, faculty, and healthcare providers or caregivers are invited to join the free in-person University Community Innovations for Positive Aging event to promote positive aging within the university and the broader community from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Thursday, April 25 in the Hughes Metropolitan Complex.

Timeline of events:

  • The day will begin with a pre-conference, future healthcare student-led health fair.
  • A complimentary lunch will be served at 11 a.m.
  • The conference begins at noon with featured speaker Beth Sanders, founder and CEO of LifeBio, who will present “The Power of Life Stories” and lead a companion workshop, “Life Stories.”
  • Attendees will learn the physical- and brain-health “Benefits of Music” and engage in two hands-on workshops.
  • Certified Sage-ing Leader David Gear will present “Wisdom Circles,” an interactive workshop designed to guide others in creating their living legacy by sharing a life’s worth of wisdom with younger generations.

All programming seeks to broaden knowledge of aging and support the university’s age-friendly campus initiative. Come experience strategies to live and promote positive and successful aging. Lunch is provided.