107 NE Monroe Peoria, Illinois 61602-1070

NEA Big Read: Peoria Reads 2019 presents Successful Aging with Marjorie Getz

03/03/19 02:00PM - 04:00PM

NEA Big Read: Peoria Reads 2019 presents Successful Aging with Marjorie Getz – Methodist College - 7600 N. Academic Dr.

This presentation will focus on definitions of successful aging and the factors that have consistently been associated with this process through evidence-based research. Topics to be discussed include developing a definition of “normal” aging and examining research that identifies components of successful aging. Specific recommendations related to well-being and higher quality of life at older ages will be summarized. Marjorie Getz is a Professor of Arts and Sciences at Methodist College where she teaches courses in psychology and gerontology. As a graduate student, she was a research assistant on the MacArthur Studies of Successful Aging.

Location: Peoria Public Library - Peoria, Illinois
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