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16TH ANNUAL ART AND SCIENCE OF AGING CONFERENCE & ART EXHIBIT

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Date and Time

Thursday, March 18, 2021 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

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Please join us to explore
Healthy Aging Now, at the VIRTUAL
16th Annual Art and Science of Aging Conference & Art Exhibit
Thursday March 18, 2021 from 9am - 1pm

ONLINE Conference Sessions will provide engaging, activity based learning around 1 of 3 conference themes:

  • Connect Sessions in this focus area will offer attendees opportunities to learn, explore, and or practice ways to connect, re-connect, or dis-connect with themselves, others, their communities, or in meaningful ways to enhance relationship.  Dating, family memoir, pen pals, digital media, inter-generational activities, are examples of things that fit in this area. 
  • Create:  Sessions in this area will teach and or explore a skill that promotes creativity around healthy aging and living.  Examples may include writing, contemplative practices, gardening, painting, or learning a new skill.
  • Resilience: Sessions in this focus area will introduce, explore, apply, and/or encourage practices, activities, ideas, and/or work that promotes, builds, and nourishes resiliency in late life.  Examples include storytelling and memoir, digital/online identity, coping with loneliness, personal reflection, Tai Chi and other movement practices.

Conference Webpage

Information

For more information, please visit: http://whova.com/web/aasoa_202012/

Contact

PRISCILLA J. KIMBOKO

Conference Coordinator

Office Address: 232 C DeVos, 401 West Fulton St, Grand Rapids
Phone: (616) 331-7265 
Email: kimbokop@gvsu.edu

Ph.D., Professor, Health Administration and Aging
Grand Valley State University
School of Public, Nonprofit and Health Administration

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