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      Graham D. Rowles
      Capital’s Nursing Program Sponsors Symposium on Active Aging for the Body and Mind /

      Capital University’s Nursing Program will host “Older but Bolder,” a two-day symposium on active aging, March 19-20. This year’s keynote speaker will be Graham D. Rowles, Ph.D., a professor of gerontology at the University of Kentucky. 

      Rowles’s presentations will include: 

      • Monday March 19 at 4 pm: Addressing Ageism in College Students
      • Monday March 19 at 6 pm: "Making, Remaking and Holding on to Home: Being in Place as we Age."

      On Tuesday, March 20, internationally recognized experts in healthy aging will present a full day of workshops for people of all ages who are interested in boldly growing older. Workshops include:

      • Strategies for managing brain health
      • Improving balance
      • Balance assessments
      • Medicine for the aging brain and neurologic disease
      • Senior living options
      • Conductorcise, a fun, interactive, music-based exercise program for all ages with Dr. David Dworkin.

      The event will be in the Capital Center (large field house on the east side of campus, on Pleasant Ridge.

      Capital Center

      Tuesday’s events also will include lunch and a resource fair. 

      Free and open to the Capital Family and the community, the symposium has been made possible by the support and sponsorship of many local organizations, including Bexley Community Foundation/Bexley Wellness Fund, OhioHealth, Ohio Living Westminster-Thurber, and The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and Heart Hospital.

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      PARKING

      It is suggested that participants park in the O Lot (behind Kroger) and take the Capital shuttle to the Cap Center; or find a space in another place and walk to the Capital Center.

       

       » Map of Capital's main campus, including buildings and parking (PDF, 230 kb)  

      Schedule of Events

      Monday, March 19, 2018

      4 p.m.   


      Addressing Ageism in College Students

       6 p.m."Making, Remaking and Holding on to Home: Being in Place as we Age."

      Tuesday, March 20,  2018

      9:15 – 10:00  Strategies for Maintaining Brain Health
      - Dr. John Weigand, Central Ohio Geriatrics    
       10:00 – 10:45 Balance – Take Control and Be Better!
      - Leah Klusch
       10:45 – 11:00 Break
       11:00 – 12:00 Delay the Disease: Medicine for the Aging Brain and Neurologic Disease
      - Jackie Russell and David Zid, OhioHealth
       12:00 - 1:30  Lunch, Visit Resource Fair, Balance Assessments
       1:30 – 2:15 The Goldilocks Effect…Understanding Senior Living Choices
      - Joel Wrobbel, Ohio Living
       2:30 -3:30  Conductorcise with David Dworkin
       2:45 – 3:45  Balance Assessments continue, running concurrently with Conductorcise