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Addressing Social Isolation and Loneliness among Older Adults in Post COVID Era

Thursday, September 30 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Free

The Alberta Association on Gerontology presents guest speaker, Dr. Bei Wu.

 

During this presentation, Dr. Wu will present the recent literature on the prevalence of social isolation and loneliness among older adults in the U.S.; research findings on the impact of social isolation and loneliness on health outcomes; and approaches to decrease social isolation and loneliness.

 

Please Note: This event is FREE and open to both members and non-members.

Registration Deadline: Wednesday, September 29th @ 4 pm

Once you have registered, the  Zoom link will be emailed to you after 4 pm on Wednesday September 29th.

 

About Dr. Bei Wu:

Dr. Bei Wu is Dean’s Professor in Global Health and Director for Global Health and Aging Research at the NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing. She is also Co-founder of the NYU Aging Incubator, a university-wide aging initiative. Prior to joining NYU, she was an endowed professor at Duke University School of Nursing.  As a Principal Investigator, she has led a significant number of studies supported by federal agencies such as the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. She has published 250 peer-reviewed articles in top-tier journals and more than 300 conference abstracts and book chapters.

 

Her publications cover a wide range of areas on aging and health, with particular focus on risk factors related to cognitive impairment, dementia caregiving, and geriatric oral health. Dr. Wu is an internationally-known leader in gerontology. She is a fellow of the Gerontological Society of America, Association for Gerontology in Higher Education, and the New York Academy of Medicine. She is also an Honorary Member of the Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International.

 

Registration Deadline: Wednesday, September 29th @ 4 pm

Once you have registered, the  Zoom link will be emailed to you after 4 pm on Wednesday September 29th.

 

Details

Date:
Thursday, September 30
Time:
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Cost:
Free
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