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Celebrating Gerontology Day


Event Date: 2005-03-23
Location: various
Price: free
Contact: Dr. Christine Knight
  766-7212
  cknight@lakeheadu.ca

Lakehead University’s Interdisciplinary Programs in Gerontology, with the Center for Education and Research in Aging and Health, present “Celebrating Gerontology Day on Wednesday, March 23. Celebrating Gerontology provides an opportunity for students, faculty, researchers, and community partners to learn, discuss, and debate issues related to aging. The highlight of the day is a performance ofRemember Me for Birds,” an ethnodrama that raises awareness about aging, autonomy, and mental health, which takes place from 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. in UC-1017 and is free to attend. From 10 a.m. until noon will be poster presentations of Gerontology students’ research and information booths in the Agora. There will be door prizes and refreshments. Finally, Cheryl McLean will be presenting at the Careers in Aging Speaker Series from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. in RC-1002. For more information, contact Dr. Christine Knight, Coordinator of Undergraduate Programs in Gerontology, at (807) 766-7212 or cknight@lakeheadu.ca