Managing Media Myths about Aging

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Name: Managing Media Myths about Aging
Date: July 26, 2017
Time: 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM PDT
Event Description:
Wisdom For Aging Well This class will provide a fresh and updated view of the aging process while defining the differences between primary and secondary aging. Students will learn about misconceptions surrounding aging in different settings such as in the media and medical community, and how these perspectives can be positively altered. This class will offer every day wisdom about aging well to allow students the tools and resources to set goals to facilitate positive aging for a happy and healthy future. At the end of each week, instructor Laura Attaway will provide Wise Bits and some "homework" to aid students in being more aware of their day which is the first step towards positive change. Four Weeks – 4 topics: Week 1 – Standards of Aging, Primary vs. Secondary Aging Week 2 – Managing Media Myths about Aging Week 3 – Medical Community Perspectives & the Negative Spin on Aging Week 4 – Discovering your personal negative preconceptions & bias towards aging and how to get motivated to succeed Cost: $10 each session
CWU Continuing Education
Date/Time Information:
July 26th, 6 -7 PM
Contact Information:
CWU Continuing Education 400 E University Way - Barge Hall, 204M Ellensburg, WA 98926-7433 Ph: 509-963-1712 Fax: 509-963-1690 Email:
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