The Art of Aging Gracefully

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Thursday, April 30, 2015 • FREE
Lectures: 9:30 am – 2:45 pm • Resource Fair: 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Make it a day of discovery. Engage with local businesses and organizations who are valuable resources to help you stay healthy and energized through:

  • Presentations from UCSF Medical Center professionals on healthy living.
  • Insights and opportunities to support active, creative aging.

Registration for businesses and organizations who would like to be a part of the Resource Fair begins in January 2015. For applications, please click links on the sidebar or contact Shiva Schulz at or 415.292.1260 for more information.

The Art of Aging Gracefully was a 2014 winner of the JCC Association's biennial Zahav Award for "truly outstanding, visionary initiatives."

Lectures • 9:30 am – 2:45 pm
Resouce Fair • 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Stay for the day or attend selected sessions.

9:30 – 9:45 am

Marci Glazer
Chief Executive Officer, Jewish Community Center San Francisco
Louise C. Walter, MD
Chief, UCSF Division of Geriatrics

9:45 – 10:30 am

The Health Effects of Loneliness in Our Community
Carla Perissinotto, MD, MHS
Assistant Professor, UCSF Division of Geriatrics

10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Resource Fair

11:00 – 11:45 am

What is Stroke and How Do I NOT Get One?
Wade S. Smith, MD, PhD
Professor and Vice Chair, UCSF Department of Neurology

1:00 – 1:45 pm

What You Can Do for Your Joints
Andrew Gross, MD
Director of Clinical Programs, UCSF Division of Rheumatology

2:00 – 2:45 pm

Harnessing Plasticity of the Older Brain to Enhance Cognition
Adam Gazzaley, MD, PhD
UCSF Professor of Neurology, Physiology and Psychiatry

Find additional activities here.

Advance registration recommended. To enroll call 415.292.1200.

All times and room assignments are subject to change.

For more information, contact Shiva Schulz at or 415.292.1260.

The JCCSF is not associated with the other participating organizations. Any viewpoints or services offered by a participating organization are its own, and are not necessarily endorsed by the JCCSF or other participants.

The 2015 Art of Aging Gracefully is dedicated in loving memory to Bonnie Gradstein, co-creator of the Art of Aging Gracefully Resource Fair.