Aging with Purpose

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Aging with Purpose

A speaker series fostering socialization and engagement with the community

By Goodwin University

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Date and time

February 21 · 12pm - May 16 · 1pm EST


Goodwin University 1 Riverside Drive East Hartford, CT 06118

About this event

All events in the Aging with Purpose speaker series will be held in-person at Goodwin University. However, if you wish to attend virtually instead, check your email inbox two days before your selected event(s) for the corresponding Zoom link.


Tuesday, February 21, 2023

Why Well-Being is Critical for Healthy Aging

Dr. J. Antonelle de Marcaida, Hartford HealthcareLearn how to recognize the role of holistic wellness in preventing — and improving — the outcome of neurodegenerative disorders.


Thursday, March 16, 2023

Spirituality and Community: The Link Between Aging and Social and Spiritual Connections

Rev. Tracy Mehr-Muska, Office of Religious and Spiritual Life, Wesleyan University;Hartford International University for Religion and PeaceRecognize the differences between spirituality and religion and gain a deeper understanding of the impact of secular, spiritual, and/or religious beliefs, practices, and communities on resilience and wellbeing.


Thursday, April 6, 2023

Younger YOU — Reduce Your Biological Age and LIVE LONGER

Dr. Kara Fitzgerald, Institute for Functional MedicineUnderstand how biological age is measured using DNA methylation clocks, the difference between biological age and chronological age, and how slowing biological age can be broadly beneficial.


Tuesday, May 16, 2023

Purposeful Engagement in Your Community

Deb Bibbins, Founder and CEO, For All AgesExplore the importance of social connectedness, its vital impacts on our mental and physical health, and how to take actionable steps to connect intergenerationally in our communities and improve social health.

Made possible by support from the Goodwin Foundation through support from Vital Voices, the T. Boone Pickens Endowed Lecture Series for Education, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship.

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