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TOWN HALL: Healthy Aging w/ Evidence-Based Lifestyle Interventions

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2401 SW Archer Road

Gainesville, FL 32608

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On Tuesday, January 22nd, UF HealthStreet will be hosting an Our Community, Our Health (OCOH) national town hall focusing on healthy aging and how exercise and nutritional interventions can transform the aging process.

We invite you to join longevity scientists and community members as they discuss the effects of evidence-based lifestyle interventions, such as intermittent fasting and physical activity, on mobility, metabolic and cognitive functioning, emotional well-being, and overall longevity.

We will discuss questions like:

  • Can a keto diet reverse metabolic syndrome?
  • What is the minimum amount of exercise I need to see positive results?
  • How can I increase my willpower and stick to my health resolutions after the New Year?

Featured Panelists include:

Stephen Anton, PhD, Division Chief of Clinical Research, Department of Aging and Geriatric Research, UF, & Kieran Reid, PhD, MPH, Scientist II, Nutrition, Exercise Physiology, and Sarcopenia Lab,  HNRCA, Tufts University, Betty Flagg, Administrator of Community Outreach and Healthy Aging, Elder Options

Panelists include:

  • Stephen Anton, Ph.D., division chief of clinical research in the UF College of Medicine’s department of aging and geriatric research
  • Betty Flagg, administrator of community outreach and healthy aging at Elder Options
  • Kieran Reid, Ph.D., M.P.H., Scientist II in the nutrition, exercise physiology, and sarcopenia lab at the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University

The moderator will be Marco Pahor, M.D., director of the UF Institute on Aging and founding chair of the UF College of Medicine’s department of aging and geriatric research.

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  • Time: Local reception begins at 5:30 p.m. EDT, town hall 6-7 p.m. EST
  • Location: HealthStreet, 2401 SW Archer Road, Gainesville, FL 32608
  • Livestream: bit.ly/OCOHJAN22
  • RSVP: bit.ly/HealthyAgingRSVP

Help us share the OCOH RSVP link with your local community members and network through Facebook, Twitter and listserv announcements.

For more information, visit MyHealthStreet.org

FAQs

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

UF HealthStreet is about a mile before campus on the right-hand side of Archer road (when coming from I-75). Parking is free. RTS Bus Routes: 1, 9, 12, 35, & 38. Click here for a map and further details.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Call the UF HealthStreet Communications Specialist, Tamara Lowrey, at 352-294-4871 or email tlowrey@ufl.edu.

For more information, visit MyHealthStreet.org

Are reservations required to attend the event?

No, we do not require reservations, but registering for a ticket helps us know how much food and refreshments to have on hand for the reception. Registration also provides a way for you to receive reminders about the event.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

No.

Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn't match the person who attends?

Yes.

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