Crash Course in Aging: Fast-Paced Facts on Longer Life

October 22, 2019
6 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Umrath Lounge, Umrath Hall, Danforth Campus

Join us for a fun evening of stories and insights. Bring friends, family, and colleagues to hear speakers talk for FIVE minutes or less on a variety of aging-related topics.


Intergenerational Living: Life at Tower Grove Manor
Matt Wynn, Psychological & Brain Sciences, Washington University

Older Driver Overview
Annie Harmon, PhD,  Division of Geriatrics & Nutritional Science, Washington University

Reshaping Universities for Longer Lives
Nancy Morrow-Howell, MSW, PhD
Brown School, Washington University

Senior Levy Funds: A Statewide Network for Aging Services
Jamie Opsal, Executive Director, St. Louis City Senior Fund

Engage Your Mind Through Lifelong Learning
David Brown, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, Washington University

Aging with Pride: LGBTQ Older Adults in America
Dan Stewart, Special Programs Coordinator, SAGE of PROMO

Cadences for Comfort: Music Therapy in Hospice Care
Kathryn Coccia, MT-BC, Music Therapist, BJC Hospice


5:30 p.m. Check-in

6:10 p.m. Welcome

6:15 p.m. Presentations

Appetizers and beverages will be provided.
Registration is recommended, but walk-ins are welcome.


Directions & Parking

Umrath Lounge is located in Umrath Hall on Washington University’s Danforth Campus. View a map of the Danforth Campus.

Visitor parking is available in the Danforth University Center (DUC) Garage, located at the intersection of Forsyth Blvd. and Wallace Dr. Get directions to the DUC Garage.

To exit the garage (94) to the campus, take the elevator to the first floor of the DUC (27), exit into the courtyard and enter Umrath Hall (119), located to the right. View the picture below for a closer look.









Event Sponsors: Harvey A. Friedman Center for Aging at the Institute for Public Health