2018 Symposium

Thursday, 3 May 2018

8:00 am Breakfast and Registration

9:00 am Welcome and Introduction of Ashton Applewhite – Nathan O. Hatch, President, Wake Forest University

9:15 am Opening Keynote-Ashton Applewhite – This Chair Rocks – How Ageism Warps Our View of Long Life

10:15 am Break

10:30 am 5 DEAC Talks (Aging Re-Imagined version of TEDx talks)

11:45 am Lunch, Posters and activities (including Healing Arts and Energy Medicine, 12:00-12:30pm  Applewhite book club, 12:30-1:15pm book signing)

 

1:30 pm A few words from Home Instead Senior Care, immediately followed by 5 DEAC Talks

2:45 pm Break

3:00 pm Donovan Livingston, MED. Spoken Word Poetry on Aging Re-Imagined

3:45 Keynote – Kelvin J.A. Davies, PhD, DSc, FRSC, FRCP  – Oxidative Stress and Aging

Friday, 4 May 2018

8:00 am Breakfast and Registration

8:45 am Welcome – Suzanne Craft, PhD, Wake Forest Baptist School of Medicine

9:00 am Native American Alzheimer’s film screening

9:15 am Keynote – Dan Gasby, Alzheimer’s Disease Care-giving

10:15 am Break

10:30 am  A few words from Ridge Care, immediately followed by 5 DEAC Talks

11:45 am Lunch, posters and activities (including Healing Arts and Energy Medicine; 12:00PM-12:30PM Gasby Book Club; 12:30PM-1:15PM Book signing)

1:30 pm HealthRHYTHMS and Seniorchestra: Interactive music activities in healthcare settings – led by John Beck and Wake Forest Music Faculty Members

2:15 pm Keynote – Charles Sabatino, JD – Aid-in-Living and Aid-in-Dying – Two Rights in Search of a Home

3:15 pm Break

3:30 In Their Own Words:  Veterans’ Storytelling, Theatre, and Healing

To Register for our May 3rd/4th 2018 Aging Re-Imagined event, click here!