Learning goals for the Wellness discussions at this conference:
1. To appreciate the power of narrative to address fear and encorage hope.
2. To learn ways to approach cognitive aging with a diverse set of choices for the journey.
3. To understand the value of art and theatre in giving joy and purpose to life.
4. To examine aspects of culture change necessary to enhance the quality of life of elders.
2013 CONFERENCE ON POSITIVE AGING: PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS
Secrets of the World’s Oldest People by Stephen Coles
Energizing your Chakras Through Kundalini Yoga and Circle Dancing by Evelyn Torton-Beck and Valerie Bentz
Trauma, Transmission and Successful Aging in Genocide Survivors and Descendants by Zieva Konvisser,
Growing Older: The Power of a Positive Attitude by Alicia Farrell
Intergenerativity: Innovations in the Concepts and Practices of Lifelong Learning and Health by Peter Whitehouse
Exercise Behavior Correlated to Personality and Self-Determination in Korean and American Older Adults by Minjung Seo