Sellers to give "Triple Dynamite" keynote at aging conference
Wednesday, February 2, 2011
Debra Sellers will deliver the keynote address on “Triple Dynamite: Age, Attitude and Adaptability” at a conference on aging April 29 in Chanute. Mary Meck Higgins, associate professor in human nutrition, will lead a break-out session.
Sellers, assistant professor in FSHS and Extension specialist on adult development and aging, will discuss stereotypes, opportunities and a balanced perspective to encourage healthy aging.
The southeast Kansas regional conference, Aging with Attitude, will be from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the First Baptist Church Good News Center.
Break-out sessions are:
- When Dementia isn't Alzheimer's presented by Michelle Niedens, Alzheimer's Association, Heart of America Chapter;
- Gardening for Fun and Better Health by Higgins;
- Putting ‘Arthur’ in His Place by Amanda Bastian, Via Christi Wellness Center, Pittsburg;
- Medicare Basics for Boomers and Beyond by Diane Burnett, K-State Research and Extension, Miami County;
- As We Age … Speech, Hearing and Other Challenges by Amy Keating, Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center, Chanute;
- Elder Law and Advance Care Directives by Shon Robben, Arthur-Green LLP, Manhattan;
- The ABC's of Diabetes by Trisha Peck, Via Christi Hospital Pittsburg, and
- Arches, Aches and Aging Feet by Dr. Corin Wilde, SEK Foot Clinic, Pittsburg.
For information, visit SageAdvice or contact the SE Area K-State Research and Extension office at (620) 431-1530, 308 W. 14th St., Chanute, KS 66720-2895, or any K-State Research and Extension office.
Prepared by K-State Research and Extension News Media Services and Human Ecology communications