UT Hosts Symposium on Aging Next Month

The University of Tennessee Community of Gerontology Scholars invites you to attend its 2008 research showcase, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 18, at the new Burlington Library nursing facility located at 4614 Asheville Highway in Knoxville.

If you are interested in the physical, mental, social, economic, legislative/organizational policy, and/or spiritual factors related to healthy aging, then this showcase has something for you.

Presentation topics include:

  • UTK, Gerontology, and the Community by Dr. Sandra McGuire
  • Community Involvement by Cynthia Finch, LMSW, CCM, CME
  • In Sickness and in Health: A Lifetime of Farm Work by Deborah B. Reed, PhD, RN
  • Healthy Aging through Volunteering by Dr. Jan W. Brown
  • Partnerships for Health Promotion Research by Dr. Becky Fields
  • Residential Decisions among Older Adults by Dr. Shu-li Chen

The event is free and everyone is welcome. Refreshments will be served.

If you have any questions, call 974-7628, e-mail schen4@utk.edu, or visit http://cogs.utk.edu.

For directions to the facility, please call 525-5431.