UNCG Gerontology Program

School of Health and Human Sciences

Re-imagining the Future:  Aging in Guilford County

May 20, 2014, 8:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

An exciting community-wide conversation about preparation for the Silver Tsunami — preparing for serving and embracing the large number of persons aged 65 and older within our own community.

Keynote Speaker  “Bracing for the Silver Tsunami”
Dr. James H. Johnson, Director, Urban Investment Strategies Center,
Frank Hawkins Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise, UNC-CH:

 Community Report Presentation

Nancy Parks Hunter: “Riding the Wave: The State of Aging in Guilford County 2014”

 Luncheon Presentation

Helen Mack, AARP:

“Life Reimagined”   

 Breakout Sessions

Public Policy Implications:Dr. James Johnson, Pearl Burris-Floyd

Economic Impact:Dr. Andrew Brod

Workforce Implications:Donna Newton facilitates a panel featuring David Moff, Suzanne Black, and Blair Barton-Percival

Legal Choices: “5 Wishes” – Frank Johns, Kristy Andraos

Technology: Connection and Opportunity: Sue Polinsky

Resilience as We Age: Risa Hanau

The 40/70 Rule:  Corinne Auman and Leslie Sanders

The Mind-Body Connection – Rethinking the Way We Live:Nancy Fletcher

Universal Design:Bob Powell and Gene Brown

Registration fee of $25 covers light breakfast, lunch, breakout sessions, and all materials. Register now at www.guilfordnonprofits.org

Or: Connie Leeper, 336-317-0835 or cleeper@guilfordnonprofits.org