Substance abuse, healthy aging are topics of upcoming gerontology lectures

The Vanderbilt Geriatrics and Gerontology Interest Group continues its Fall 2015 Lunchtime Lecture Series with two upcoming lectures:

“Substance Abuse Disorder in Aging”
Presented by Dr. James Powers, associate professor of medicine
Tuesday, Oct. 20
Noon-1 p.m.
Medical Center North, C2209

“The 40/70 Rule: An Action Plan for Healthy Aging”
Presented by Kim Lippard, R.N., M.S.N., owner of Home Instead Senior Care
Tuesday, Nov. 3
Noon-1 p.m.
Medical Center East South Tower, 8380B

An RSVP is not required, and those attending may bring their own lunches.

The Lunchtime Lecture Series is sponsored by the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, VUMC Department of Nursing Education and Professional Development, VUMC Center for Quality Aging, Vanderbilt-Reynolds Geriatrics Education Center, Meharry Consortium Geriatric Education Center, and the Tennessee Valley GRECC.

Contact: Britt Kuertz
(615) 936-1499