Distinguished Speaker Series Announced − Successful Healthy Aging & Caregiving

Inaugural talk set for Oct. 8th at Greenwich Library “What Your Doctor Won’t Tell You About Getting Older” – Dr. Mark S. Lachs

STAMFORD, Conn.--()--The Commission on Aging, The Greenwich Library, At Home in Greenwich and Compass Care, LLC have joined forces to co-sponsor a Distinguished Speaker Series on Successful Healthy Aging & Caregiving. The first talk, What Your Doctor Won’t Tell You About Getting Older, will be held this October 8th at the Greenwich Library at 7:00 p.m. presented by Dr. Mark S. Lachs.

Dr. Lachs is Director of Weill Cornell’s Center for Aging Research and Irene F. and I. Roy Psaty Distinguished Professor of Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College. He has pioneered and authored a multitude of research studies and published extensively in the field of aging. He is the author of the bestselling book on aging, “What Your Doctor Won’t Tell You About Getting Older”.

The next speaker in the series is Dr. Karl Pillemer, professor of Gerontology at Cornell University's School of Human Ecology and Weill Cornell Medical School. Dr. Pillemer has published extensively in the field of homecare training and the socialization of older adults. Dr. Pillemer’s talk will be held on April 21, 2016, at the Greenwich Library. The topic of Dr. Pillemer’s talk has yet to be announced.

Attendance at all talks in the Distinguished Speaker Series is free of any charge. Registration is recommended, but is not required (www.CareWhenYouNeedIt.com/register.html).

About Us

The Commission on Aging is the Town agency responsible for the needs of Greenwich's older residents. The Commission plans and coordinates services to meet the needs of older adults and also advocates for elder issues.
(203) 862-6710

The Greenwich Library’s mission is to provide exceptional resources, programs and services that promote the joy of lifelong learning and to offer a welcoming place for people to gather and share experiences.
(203) 622-7900

At Home in Greenwich Inc. provides Greenwich residents, 50 years and older, professional guidance to meet life’s challenges and live confidently in their own homes as they grow older. Through trusted personal assistance, vetted support services, social connections, events and information, help is just a phone call away.
(203) 422-2342

Compass Care, LLC is a concierge care management and private duty home care company. Founded by a renowned geriatrician and managed by gerontologists, Compass Care offers the highest quality care planning and home health care services for older adults.
(855) 535-2500


Compass Care, LLC
Kayce Lawrence or David Goodman, (855) 535-2500


Compass Care, LLC
Kayce Lawrence or David Goodman, (855) 535-2500