STAMFORD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--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).
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.
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
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.
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.