Meet the Panel: Healthy Aging – Evidence-Based Lifestyle Interventions [OCOH Town Hall]

Published: January 11th, 2019

Category: Recent News

UF HealthStreet to host a town hall meeting on lifestyle interventions that support longevity

Pictures of the Panelists for the OCOH Town Hall on Healthy Aging -Evidence Based Lifestyle Interventions

UF HealthStreet invites community members to a discussion about the potential for intermittent fasting, “keto” diets and physical activity to optimize well-being and longevity. The next installment of the Our Community, Our Health town hall series, this event will feature researchers from the University of Florida and Tufts University in an open forum that the community can join in person or online.

Our Community, Our Health: Healthy Aging – Evidence-Based Lifestyle Interventions will be livestreamed and online audiences can submit questions through the livestream website or via Twitter.

Those in attendance at HealthStreet can join a reception with refreshments from 5:30-6 p.m. followed by the discussion from 6-7 p.m. Please RSVP at www.bit.ly/HealthyAgingRSVP for catering purposes.

Meet the Panel

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.

This event takes place 5:30-7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019 at UF HealthStreet, located at 2401 SW Archer Road, Gainesville, and online at www.bit.ly/OCOHJAN22.

RSVP now and share with your friends.

For more information, contact Tamara Lowrey at 352-294-4871 or at tlowrey@ufl.edu.