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The Fran and Elliot Kane Memorial Lecture Sage-ing Finding the Wisdoms of Aging Across Communities and Cultures

  • DATE: 05/11/2018
  • TIME: 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • LOCATION: 
    The Barbara and Harvey Brodsky Enrichment Center of JFCS
    345 Montgomery Avenue
    Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004

Join JFCS for a dynamic workshop about the strengths and challenges of aging in diverse cultures and communities.  Learn about “age culture” and how we can help enhance the aging process and offer support for those with age-associated cognitive problem.s  Featuring Marc Agronin, MD, Psychiatrist and Vice President of Behavioral Health and Clinical Research of Miami Jewish Health Systems and Roy Hamilton, MD, Associate Professor in Neurology and Director of the Laboratory for Cognition and Neural Stimulation at the University of Pennsylvania.

Featuring

The Strengths of Aging:  Wisdom, Purpose, and Creativity 
Marc E. Agronin, MD, a graduate Harvard University and Yale Medical School, is a board-certified psychiatrist.  He is the author of How We Age as well as The End of Old Age:  Living a Longer , More Purposeful Life.  Since 1999 he has servied as the Director of Mental Health Services, Clinical Research, and the Outpatient Memory Center at Miami Jewish Health (MJH).  He has published essays in the New York Times and Scientific American Mind and writes regularly on aging and retirement issues for the Wall Street Journal.

Diversity and Disparity:  Remembering Communities of Color in the Fight Against Memory Disorders
Roy Hamilton, MD, a graduate of Harvard University Medical School and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, is a board-certified neurologist.  He is an Associate Professor in Neurology and Dean of the Laboratory for Cognition and Neural Stimulation at the University of Pennsylvania as well as faculty member at the Penn Memory Center.  Dr. Hamilton also serves as the Assistant Dean of Diversity and Inclusion at the Perelman School of Medicine and Vice Chair of Diversity and Inclusion in the Department of Neurology at Penn.  He has received numerous institutional and national honors for his work on inclusion and diversity in medicine and academia.

8:30 AM Registration and Breakfast
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM Conference

3 Social Work CEUs provided

 

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