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Resilience in an aging society: GSA showcases cutting-edge meeting topics
Date:10/31/2008

ion forecasts and discuss the evidence supporting the effectiveness of social and health interventions across the life course. This session will be moderated by John W. Rowe, PhD, who will serve as the Network's chair. A reception will follow.

Can Human Aging Be Slowed?
Saturday, November 22, at 11:30 a.m.
Location: Maryland Ballroom B
This symposium poses a question that has been raised since recorded history began. In respect to humans, the answer until now has been "no." Yet, modern advances made in biogerontology have persuaded some to believe that the answer soon will be "yes." The latest research will be presented by the world's leading authorities in human longevity, including Robert N. Butler, MD; Leonard Hayflick, PhD; Steven Austad, PhD; S. Jay Olshansky, PhD; and Richard Weindruch, PhD.

The Baltimore Longitudinal Study (BLSA) on Aging: 50 Years of Gerontology and More
Sunday, November 23, at 3:30 p.m.
Location: Potomac Ballroom A
The BLSA is the largest and longest-running longitudinal study of aging in the United States. This symposium will explore the study's research activities and plans for the future, along with its impact on care for the elderly, preventive medicine, and understanding about human aging. Among the speakers will be Robert N. Butler, MD, founding director of the National Institute on Aging; Luigi Ferrucci, MD, who directs the BLSA; and several study participants.

The online conference program lists many other sessions focusing on topics relevant to today's older Americans. Among these subjects are anti-aging medicine, emergency preparedness, driving and transportation issues, nursing home culture change, minority issues, and aging around the globe.

The complimentary media registration allows access to all sessions (with the exception of ticketed events and pre-conference workshops) and the Exhibit Hall. Badges and printed program materials can be picked up
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Contact: Todd Kluss
tkluss@geron.org
202-587-2839
The Gerontological Society of America
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