Jefferson University Hospitals

Healthy Aging Program

Join the Jefferson Division of Geriatric Medicine and Palliative Care for a free workshop series for older adults. We have a variety of events spanning topics that matter to you:

  • Understand how meditation and mindfulness promotes health and mental balance while reducing stress and anxiety.
  • Make healthier food choices that can lead to a happier you.
  • Learn how to plan and live a healthier lifestyle through social activity and nutrition.
  • Stay connected through social interaction to help ward off feeling lonely.

Registration Instructions:

To register for this event, please contact Denise Doyle via email or phone: 215-503-6337.

 



Dates Offered:


Wednesday, March 4, 2020 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Topic:
Nutrition & Healthy Aging

This workshop will cover:
-Research in the areas of diet and nutrition, exercise, cognitive activity and social engagement
-Hands-on tools to incorporate these recommendations into a plan for healthy aging - at any age

901 Walnut Street, 1st floor Lobby

Philadelphia, PA 19107

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Wednesday, April 1, 2020 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Topic:
Get Healthy - The Benefits of Exercise in Older Adults: Integrating Physical Activity into Daily Routines

This interactive workshop will be presented by a physical therapist and a dietician with tips for older adults on ways to stay active and make healthy food choices.

901 Walnut Street, 1st floor Lobby

Philadelphia, PA 19107

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Wednesday, May 6, 2020 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Topic:
Wellness Tips

Understand how meditation and mindfulness promotes health and mental balance while reducing stress and anxiety. Learn how to plan and live a healthier lifestyle through social activity and nutrition. Stay connected through social interaction to help ward off feeling lonely.

Bluemle Life Sciences Building - Room 107

233 S. 10th St.

Philadelphia, PA 19107

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Wednesday, June 3, 2020 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Topic:
Osteoporosis - What is it? How can I prevent it?

Osteoporosis is thinning of the bones and can lead to bone fractures (or breaks). This session will be interactive and will talk about how we can prevent and treat osteoporosis!

901 Walnut Street, 1st floor Lobby

Philadelphia, PA 19107

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