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Thursday May 5, 2016 | 9:00 am – 1:00 pm | Tickets Required 

The Marin County Health and Human Service Office of Aging & Adult Service and the Commission on Aging present the 12th Annual Healthy Aging Symposium:

Trail Blazers in a Changing World

Aging Action Initiative 12th Annual Healthy Aging Symposium  This year’s keynote speaker is Spencer Michels, Correspondent and Producer of PBS NewsHour. Michels began his professional career as a reporter with the Palo Alto Times, and then moved to KCRA in Sacramento. In addition to general reporting, anchoring and producing, he traveled around the world doing stories ranging from the Vietnam War and the Israeli war with Egypt, to socialized medicine in Scandinavia and bureaucracy in Italy. After working on news and documentary programs at the public station, KQED, for several years, he joined the NewsHour full time in 1991. Since then, he has produced hundreds of 5 to 10 minute reports on all manner of issues, including health, environment, science, politics, economics and arts.

Additional featured speakers:

Lynn “Lili” Shaughnessy, Psy.D., Director of Clinical Neuropsychology and Training at Ray Dolby Brain Health Center, California Pacific Medical Center
In July of 2015, Lynn joined some of the San Francisco Bay Area’s best memory loss and dementia specialists at the Brain Health Center to focus on early memory loss, early dementia, and Alzheimer’s disease.
Barbara Beskind, Designer from the San Francisco based organization IDEO
At age 89, Barbara began working for IDEO in their Bay Area offices and has been directly involved with client projects related to contact lenses, health care delivery, and retirement home services.
Susanne Bersbach, Life Coach and Transitions Counselor
For over 30 years Susanne has been providing ongoing guidance and support for life choices and help with making important decisions.

12th Annual Healthy Aging Symposium

Thursday May 5, 2016

9:00 am — 1:00 pm

Embassy Suites Hotel

101 McInnis Parkway

San Rafael CA 94903

For tickets and info, click here.

To download the flyer, click here.

The Marin County Health and Human Services Office of Aging & Adult Services provides a multi-disciplinary system of services and supports for older adults and persons with disabilities to promote quality of life and independence. Funding comes from the federal and state governments and the County of Marin.

The Marin County Commission on Aging is a 23-member federally mandated advisory council to the Marin County Board of Supervisors. The Commission works closely with the Aging and Adult Services on behalf of Marin’s older adults.