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Events

The Sealy Center on Aging supports a number of research, education, and community service related events throughout the year that focus on improving the health and well-being of the elderly. Follow @UTMB_SCoA on Twitter for event announcements.

Annual Events Supported by the Sealy Center on Aging


Lefeber Winter Series on Aging

"UTMB's Sealy Center on Aging presents the 23rd annual Lefeber Winter Series on Aging. Videos now available.

Tuesday Evenings January 29 through February 26, 2019
5:00 - 6:00 pm
UTMB Administration Bldg, Caduceus Room (6.300)

The Lefeber Winter Series on Aging features five nationally recognized gerontology research educators, basic scientists, clinicians and social scientists. Each speaker presents a lecture on an important aspect of aging research and consults with students, faculty and staff on research topics, grant applications and articles being written for publication.


Abundant Living Conference

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Laughter, the Best Medicine
March 4-6, 2019
Camp Allen in Navasota, TX

The Sealy Center on Aging partners with Camp Allen in Navasota, TX to provide the Abundant Living Conference, an engaging program that encourages older adults to embrace aging as a spiritual journey and to live the gift of years to the fullest. Learn from geriatricians; enjoy nature walks, cooking, canoeing and more!

Register for the 2019 Abundant Living Conference


Forum on Aging

The 23rd Annual Forum on Aging red graphic with text

October 17, 2019
5:00 - 7:00 pm
Levin Hall Dining Room

The annual Forum on Aging at UTMB is co-sponsored with Research Services to promote interaction and collaboration among faculty and student researchers by allowing them an opportunity to present their current research in a poster forum format. Last year, more than 90 researchers and students have presented posters at the event. The Forum typically attracts an attendance of 200 people from across the campus and community.


Walk to End Alzheimer's

"Walk to End Alzheimer's"

October 12, 2019
8:00 am - 12:00 noon
Stewart Beach Pavilion, Galveston

The Galveston Walk to End Alzheimer's has a UTMB-Geriatrics/SCoA team. Together with the Department of Internal Medicine, our team has been recognized by the Alzheimer's Association as one of the top contributors to this event. To join, click on "Join My Team". You may also donate from a dollar to any amount as there is not a registration fee to participate.

Contact Krista Bohn at alztexwalk@alz.org; 713-314-1343 for more information.

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