Agenda

10:00 – 12:00 Exhibits Open

Free Health Screenings with Kinesiology Students, Room 178

Free Hearing Screenings by the Department of Communication Disorders, Room 177

 

12:00 – 1:00 pm

Campus Center Auditorium

Event Introduction by Dave Madsen, Western Mass News and Dr. Judi LaBranche, UMass Department of Kinesiology.

Opening Keynote Talk: Dr. Katherine Boyer, “Staying Active with Osteoarthritis”

 

1:15 – 1:45 pm Exhibits Open

Free Health Screenings with Kinesiology Students, Room 178

Free Hearing Screenings by the Department of Communication Disorders, Room 177

Lectures & Workshops:

1. Sex over 50, Dr. Ashley Mader, Room 162-75

2. Nutrition in Spices, Chef Tony Jung and Chef Robert Bankert, Room 163

3.  Improving Quality of Mind and Energy with Mindfulness, Dr. Shalini Bahl, Room 165-69

4. Aging, Exercise and Cancer, Dr. Rachel Walker, Room 174-76

5.  Aging in Place, Katherine Baker, Room 168

2:00 – 2:30 pm Exhibits Open

Free Health Screenings with Kinesiology Students, Room 178

Free Hearing Screenings by the Department of Communication Disorders, Room 177

Lectures & Workshops:

1.  Chair Yoga, Justine Budrahm, Room 162-75

2.  Nutrition in Spices, Chef Tony Jung and Chef Robert Bankert, Room 163

3.  Improving Quality of Life by Improving Muscle Mass and Function, Dr. Jeffrey Moss, Room 165-69

4.  Fitness Prescribed: From ER Doc to Coach, Dr. Mike Simmons, Room 174-76

5.  Aging in Place, Katherine Baker, Room 168

 

2:45 – 3:15 pm Exhibits Open

Free Health Screenings with Kinesiology Students, Room 178

Free Hearing Screenings by the Department of Communication Disorders, Room 177

Lectures & Workshops

1. Yoga after 50, Eleanor Cook, Room 162-75

2.  Improving Quality of Life by Improving Muscle Mass and Function, Dr. Jeffrey Moss, Room 165-69

3. Resistance, Balance and Backcare, Dr. Tom St. Laurent, Room 174-76

4. Activity and Cognitive Function, Dr. Kate Becofsky, Room 168

 

3:20 – 4:00 pm Campus Center Auditorium

Closing Keynote:  Dr. Mark Miller, Aging and Exercise: Difference Between Men and Women