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“Resilient Aging in Today’s Health Care Climate”

The CWRU Emeriti Academy will host a panel discussion titled “Resilient Aging in Today’s Health Care Climate” Thursday, April 13, from 3 to 5 p.m. in Clapp Hall, Room 108.

Faculty experts will present on the following topics:

  • Eva Kahana, Distinguished University Professor and the Robson Professor of Sociology and Humanities: “Proactivity as a Road Map to Resilient Aging: Promoting resilience based on research findings”
  • Sharona Hoffman, the Edgar A. Hahn Professor of Law, professor of bioethics; and co-director of the Law-Medicine Center: “Aging with a Plan: Tips for getting the most out of your medical care”
  • May Wykle, professor emerita of nursing: “Self-Care, the Cornerstone for a Model of Successful Aging and Quality of Life: Important suggestions for self-care as we age”
  • Joseph White, the Luxenberg Family Professor of Public Policy and director of the Center for Policy Studies and Public Policy program: “Political and Policy Risks to a Safe and Healthy Retirement: Why the greatest threat to Social Security and Medicare is the campaign to ‘save’ them”
  • J .B. Silvers, the John R. Mannix Medical Mutual of Ohio Professor of Health Care Finance and professor of banking and finance: “Can Competition Save Healthcare from the Government? A critical discussion of the guiding principles behind the ACA replacement policy”

Registration is available online and must be completed by Friday, April 7.

A reception will follow the discussion.