8:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Episcopal Church of the Good Samaritan, 333 Northwest 35th Street, Corvallis, OR 97330
This annual event is designed to help community members learn more about aging issues. Grace Center provides the Aging Summit at the Church of the Good Samaritan to focus on important conversation points regarding older adults and their families. This event will feature geriatric and gerontology practitioners and academics who will share practical information. Samaritan Health Services has sponsored this year’s summit and we will continue to not charge for registration but will welcome donations to benefit the Grace Center. More specific details regarding topics and speakers to come!
8:15-8:30: Welcome: Opening Up for Our Day Together and Overview of the Event (Margaret Manoogian and Heidi Igarashi)
8:30-9:30: Old is Bold: Applying it to Your Health(David Haber)
9:30-10:15: Creating Community: Social Engagement vs. Social Isolation (Margaret Manoogian)
10:30-11:15: Navigating Aging at the End of Life (Barb Hansen)
11:15-Noon: Aging Naturally: Connection to Nature, Optimal Development, and Positive Aging (Ethan McMahon)
Noon-12:20: Yoga and Mindfulness (Sunita Vasdev)
12:20-12:30: Closing (Tera Stegner)
Tom Field, Registered Pharmacist, will have a “Talk to the Pharmacist” table available to participants during the event.