Monday, November 19, 2012

UIS Lunch & Learn Series presents "Gerontological Education: Early Foundations and Future Demands"

WHAT: The University of Illinois Springfield Alumni SAGE Society and Illinois State Historical Society presents “Gerontological Education: Early Foundations and Future Demands” as part of the Lunch and Learn Series.

WHEN: Wednesday, December 5 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

WHERE: Public Affairs Center (PAC) Conference Room C/D, located on the lower level of the PAC on the UIS campus.

DETAILS: Learn about the early foundations of gerontological education and what specific trends and events contributed to the evolution of the discipline. Also learn from a current and futurist perspective what impact the baby boomer cohort’s life decisions will have on services. Dr. Carolyn Peck, UIS associate professor and chair of the human services gerontology program, and Ruth Bixby, founder and director of Lincoln Land Community College’s occupational therapy assistant program will present.

The cost for the hot buffet lunch and program is $20/per person. Reservations are requested, as seating is limited. Seating is available in the back for those who do not purchase the luncheon buffet.

Visit to register online. For more information, contact the UI Alumni Association at UIS at 217/206-7395 or email

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