Upcoming Successful Aging Conferences

Two conferences coming up back to back the first week of May that look like they’ll have quite a bit of information related to successful aging.The Minnesota Senior Federation is holding ‘To Life’: Fullfilling Your Vision for Health, Wealth and Happiness. It’s Saturday, May 5th from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. There are several tracks you can take, such as Lifestyles, where you’ll learn about things such as brain fitness. There are other tracks that include financial planning for the life you’ll want and issue areas, such as senior housing. The keynote speaker will be Bowen White, M.D., a humorous, insightful speaker who has been featured on CBS This Morning and the Wall Street Journal. He’ll discuss ‘living fully.’HealthPartners is holding a conference called Forever Young: Baby Boomers Reinvent Retirement on May 4th at the Holiday Inn Metrodome in Minneapolis. Objectives of the conference are- Define the impact Baby Boomers will have on the future of healthcare.- Discuss the most current treatment strategies in treating the Baby Boomer with endocrine, heart, and depression issues.- Evaluate the benefits of healthy lifestyle and quality of life.- Discuss coping mechanisms to utilize in midlife and beyond.- Identify the physical, emotional, and psychosocial issues the Baby Boomer faces as they mature.