When Where Speaker Presentation
October 2, 2015
8:00am – noon

Optimizing Functional Ability in Later Life
  · Purdue University School of Nursing
  · Purdue University Retirees Association
LWSN 1142 Wojtek Chodzko-Zajko, PhD
Shahid and Ann Carlson Khan Endowed Professor of Applied Health Sciences and Dean of the Graduate College, University of Illinois

Sarah L. Szanton, PhD, ANP, FAAN
Associate Professor and Director, PhD Program, Department of Community-Public Health, Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing
Optimal Functional Ability in Later Life—The Role of Healthy Lifestyles

Supporting Older Adults' Functional Goals through Person-Environment Fit: The CAPABLE studies

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October 23, 2015
12:30PM – 1:25PM
KRAN G007 Ellen Ernst Kossek
Basil S. Turner Professor of Management
Organizational Interventions, Work-Family Change Perspectives and Psychological Health: Evidence from the Work Family Health Network
November 6, 2015
12:30PM – 1:25PM
BRNG 1248 Panel Discussion:
Wayne Campbell,
Professor of Nutrition Science,
Jeffrey Haddad,
Associate Professor Health & Kinesiology,
Jessica Huber,
Professor of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences
Designing Interventions for Optimal Aging


Annual Symposium

The Center on Aging and the Life Course sponsors an annual symposium, typically during fall, and monthly colloquia during the academic year. Prior speakers at the annual symposia are listed below.

For CALC symposium videos, please visit our Symposium Video Play List

Center on Aging and the Life Course Symposia, 1999-Present
Date Theme Speakers
October 2
Optimizing Functional Ability in Later Life Wojtek Chodzko-Zajko, Sarah L. Szanton
September 5
Avenues to Optimal Longevity S. Jay Olshansky, Rafael de Cabo
September 20
Aging Families and Health: Social Influences on Health Lifestyle Choices in Later Life Deborah S. Carr, Karen Hooker, Alex Zautra
September 21
Health and Aging in Diverse Contexts: From Research to Policy Kyriakos S. Markides, Toni P. Miles, Douglas K. Miller
September 23
Comparative Longevity: From Cells to Societies Steven Austad, Eileen Crimmins
October 1
Relationships and Resilience in Later Life: Mechanisms for Optimal Aging Toni Antonucci, Rosemary Blieszner, Brant Burleson, Karl Pillemer
September 11
The Aging Brain David J. Madden, Mark Mattson, Naftali Raz
September 26
Family Relations and Late Life Health Cynthia Berg, Lynne Martire
September 21
Interdisciplinary Intersections: Inter-personal Relations Over the Life Course Susan Charles, Mary Lee Hummert, Katherine Newman
September 25
Tenth Anniversary Symposium: The Legacy of Longevity Toni Antonucci, Thomas Perls, Sidney Stahl, Kenneth Ferraro, David Waters
September 22
Aging and Stress: Behavioral and Biological Perspectives Monika Fleshner, Linda K. George
September 23
Early Origins of Adult Health: Social and Behavioral Processes Linda Burton, Richard Settersten, William Graziano
September 18
Adverse Childhood Experiences and Adult Health Vincent Felitti, Kristine Springer, Robert Hauser, Laura P. Sands
September 19
Aging as the Link between History and Biography Glen Elder, Jr., Cheryl Elman, Keith Whitfield
February 19
Why Do Minority Men Earn Less? Evidence from the Highly Educated Dan Black
November 27
Life Course Inequality: Antecedents and Consequences Chad Boult, Felicia LeClere, Angela O’Rand
April 14
Mechanisms and Consequences of Aging (biological) Frank Bellino, Robert Floyd, Leonard Hayflick, Arlan Richardson, David Waters
November 5
Calorie Intake, Oxidative Stress, and Aging Richard Weindruch

For additional information, contact the Center on Aging and the Life Course located in Bill and Sally Hanley Hall
1202 W. State Street | West Lafayette, IN 47907-2055 (765-494-9692).