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ENRICH-0022 – Focus Forward: Healthy Aging (ENRICH-0022_FFHA)

Healthy Aging: Physical, Mental and Social Wellbeing in the Third Age

A Focus Forward: Reinventing Career and Retirement short course

This short course is available to all students who have taken Planning for Change in the Third Age. In that workshop students talked about the 10 Important Considerations in the Third Age. One of those considerations was Healthy Aging, which combines physical, mental and social health. In this discussion-based two-session course, take a deeper dive into these three aspects of healthy aging. Look at physical, mental and social health and how they combine to create a foundation for healthy aging in the third age. While many people, especially “third-agers,” are aware of the importance of physical fitness, we may be less aware of the importance of mental health and the health of our brains as we age. Explore what neuroscience can tell us about our aging brains and learn ways to build our social muscle as the third aspect of healthy aging. Prerequisite: Planning for Change in the Third Age workshop.

Two sessions
Sat., 9 am–noon, Nov. 4, 11, 2017
Location: Room 020, Margery Reed Hall, DU campus

Lori Zahn, president of Perceptive Leaders LLC, a leadership development consulting company, is an executive coach working with organizational leaders and career professionals. Educated in adult development and learning, and drawing on years of experience working in corporate environments—both as a senior level leader in Fortune 100 companies and as a consultant to senior level organizational leadership—Lori brings her passion for the third age and working with professionals to create fulfilling next chapters.
Course Details
Location: DU Main CampusMode of Study: In-personPlaces Left: 9Waitlist Places Left: 10Fee: $215


Days of the WeekStart DateEnd DateTimeVenueInstructor
Saturday4th November 201711th November 201709:00AM - 12:00PMMargery Reed HallLori Zahn