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Florida Gulf Coast University Graduate Students Present Mini-conference for Older Adults

FORT MYERS, FL - Florida Gulf Coast University graduate students enrolled in the Gerontology Certificate program will present a Mini-conference for Older Adults as part of Science of Aging from 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, April 25 at Cypress Cove in Fort Myers.
Following is a schedule of topics and presenters:

•1:30 p.m. "Oral Cancer"
Anna Avola
• 2:00 p.m. "Aging and Vision: A comparison of normal age related changes versus diseases of the eye; how these changes effect daily living of the older adult"
Karen Landy? 2:45 p.m. "How can strength training benefit me?: A focus on strength training in women over 65"
Barbara Pagano-Westgate
• 3:15 p.m. "Parkinson's Disease"
Jennifer Popp

The min-conference is free and open to the public. For more information contact Dr. Linda L. Buettner, FGCU Health Sciences Department, at (941) 590-7497 or Sharon Geibels, Cypress Cove, at (941) 415-5100

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