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Book Discussion: Enlightened Aging -- Building Resilience for a Long, Active Life
Eric B. Larson, MD, MPH, will discuss his book, "Enlightened Aging: Building Resilience for a Long, Active Life" (Roman & Littlefield, 2017}. Dr. Larson's presentation draws from decades of research, leading the Adult Changes in Thought (ACT) study, one of the world's largest and longest studies aimed at preventing dementia. He will offer practical advice for growing old with resilience and foresight. He will also share inspiring stories from his experiences with his patients, study participants, family, and friends. His book proposes a path to resilience that may help stave off disability until very old age. Steps include being proactive, accepting the changes that come with growing older, and building strong physical, mental, and social reserves. Or. Larson is vice president for research and health care innovation at Kaiser Permanente Washington. He is also executive director of Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute (KPWHRI) and professor of medicine and health services at the University of Washington. He is a primary care physician specializing in internal medicine and a member of the National Academy of Medicine. This event is FREE, however, seats are limited and pre-registration is mandatory. To register for this event, please register in person or by phone at: 2401 Plymouth Road, Suite C Ann Arbor, Ml 48105 or call 734-998-9353. This Program is sponsored by the Institute for Healthcare Policy and Innovation (IHPI), U-M Geriatrics Center and U-M Retirees Association (UMRA).
Event Type : Special Events      
Date(s) : 05/11/2018
Day of Week : Friday
Time : 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Location : Towsley Auditorium, Morris Lawrence Building
Address : Washtenaw Community College,
4800 E. Huron River Drive,
Ann Arbor, MI 48108
Fee : $0.00 (Free, OLLI membership is not required)
Event Status : COMPLETED