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Aging Science Leaders to Gather During Active Aging Week to Encourage Discovery in Healthy Living and Longevity
Date:8/25/2009

This September, as senior citizens across the nation take a collective step to improve their health through exercise and increased activity, the world's leading experts in aging science will gather to present breakthrough scientific research that may unlock the secret to living longer and healthier lives.

Cambridge, MA (Vocus) August 25, 2009 -- This September, as senior citizens across the nation take a collective step to improve their health through exercise and increased activity, the world's leading experts in aging science will gather to present breakthrough scientific research that may unlock the secret to living longer and healthier lives.

Active Aging Week, from Monday, Sept. 21 through Sunday, Sept. 27, promotes the benefits of a healthy lifestyle among older adults on a national scale, and coincides with the first ever Aging & Healthy Lifespan Conference on Wednesday, Sept. 23 at Harvard Medical School.

The timing of the conference is significant as researchers and regular citizens alike set out to accomplish the same goal - to find ways to live longer, healthier lives. Over the next 20 years, the population over age 65 is expected to double, and with it, healthcare spending is expected to rise by 25 percent.

Award-winning researchers and bestselling authors at the Aging & Healthy Lifespan Conference will present emerging research that could realize this vision of healthy aging, as well as lifestyle and demographic trends of our aging population on two speaker tracks. Presenters include:

 

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