Healthy Aging: Promoting Well-being in Older Adults is the focus for the September 19 CDC Public Health Grand Rounds. The session -- viewable via live webcast -- will be on Tuesday, September 19, at 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. (ET). Experts will discuss the impact the aging population will have on caregivers, the public health system and older people themselves. Grand Rounds participants will learn about what CDC and public health officials can do and are doing to help older people maintain their health and independence. Presenters include:
- Sarah Lenz Lock, JD, Senior Vice President for Policy, AARP, and Executive Director, Global Council on Brain Health, on “Promoting Health, Well-Being and Independence as We Age”
- Matthew Baumgart, Senior Director for Public Policy, Alzheimer’s Association, on “Healthy Body, Healthy Brain: The State of Science and the Way Forward”
- C. Grace Whiting, JD, Chief Operating Officer, National Alliance for Caregiving, on “Healthy Caregiver, Healthy Patient: Importance of Healthy Aging for Caregivers”
- Lisa C. McGuire, PhD, Lead, CDC Alzheimer’s Disease and Healthy Aging Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, on “CDC’s Healthy Brain Initiative: Moving Forward Together”
CDC will broadcast live the Grand Rounds on its website: https://www.cdc.gov/cdcgrandrounds/ (The link will be live five minutes before the presentation.) A few days after the session, it can be viewed on the Grand Rounds archive page: https://www.cdc.gov/cdcgrandrounds/archives/index.htm
All continuing education credit for Public Health Grand Rounds (PHGR) is issued online through the CDC/ATSDR Training and Continuing Education Online system: http://www2a.cdc.gov/TCEOnline The course code is PHGR10.