2018 Symposium

Thursday, 3 May 2018

8:00 am Breakfast and Registration

9:00 am Welcome Remarks | Nathan O. Hatch, PhD, 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 – MODULE I

11:45 am LUNCH | Posters, Voter Registration Information Tables and Healing Arts and Energy Medicine

12:00 pm – 12:30 pm Ashton Applewhite, Bookclub (Registration Required)

12:30 pm – 1:15 pm Ashton Applewhite, Book signing, Wake Forest University Bookstore table.

1:20 pm A note from Our Sponsor, Homes Instead Senior Care

1:30 pm DEAC Talks – MODULE II

2:45 pm BREAK

3:00 pm Donovan Livingston, MEd. Spoken Word Poetry

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 Remarks | Suzanne Craft, PhD, Wake Forest Baptist School of Medicine

9:00 am Memory Loss in American Indian Communities, Film screening

9:15 am Keynote – Dan Gasby, Alzheimer’s Disease Caregiving

10:15 am BREAK

10:20 am  A Note From Our Sponsor, RidgeCare 

10:30 am DEAC Talks – MODULE II

11:45 am LUNCH | Posters and Voter Registration Information Tables, Healing Arts and Energy Medicine

12:00 pm -12:30 pm Dan Gasby, Book Club (Registration Required)

12:30 pm – 1:15 pm Dan Gasby, Book signing, Wake Forest University Bookstore table

1:30 pm HealthRHYTHMS and Seniorchestra – 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 pm In Their Own Words:  Veterans’ Storytelling, Theatre, and Healing – introduced by Cindy Gendrich, Director, IPLACe.  After Introduction, Color Guard, followed by performance.

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