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A list of aging related events hosted by IOA partners and collaborators

A Walk to Stamp Out Parkinson's

Hosted by The Parkinson Council

Saturday, October 8, 2016
7:30 am — 10:45 am
MLK/West River Drive
Philadelphia, PA

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CNDR's Marian S. Ware Research Retreat 2016: Alzheimer's & Parkinson's Drug Discovery

Tuesday, October 11, 2016
8:30am — 4:30pm
Biomedical Research Building (BRB) II/III Auditorium & Lobby
421 Curie Boulevard, Philadelphia PA 19104

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25 Years of Ralston Wellness

The Ralston Center is celebrating 25 years of wellness and invites you to join them for a free event aimed at helping you live a happier, healthier life.

Tuesday, October 11, 2016
9:00am — 1:00pm
Ralston Center  |  3615 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104

The event will include demonstration fitness classes in chair yoga, Tai Chi, Feldenkrais and "Stretch & Tone," as well as blood pressure and heart rate checks, chair massages, postural scans, flexibility assessments, and nutritious cooking demonstrations with lunch.

RSVP: Contact Alicia at or 215-386-2983, ext. 14


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The 2016 Gail Gasser Lecture: "The Genetic Architecture of Parkinson's Disease: Integrating data to provide novel insights"

Presented by: The Department of Genetics, Penn's Udall Center for Parkinson's Disease Research, and the Penn Neurodegeneration Genomics Center

Wednesday, October 12, 2016  |  12:00pm
Biomedical Research Building  |  Main Auditorium
Keynote speaker: Andrew Singleton, PhD, NIH Distinguished Investigator, Laboratory of Neurogenetics, National Institutes of Health (NIH)

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The Biology of Aging: Advances in Therapeutic Approaches to Extend Healthspan

Hosted by the Department of Metabolism & Aging at the Scripps Research Institute

January 22 — 25, 2017
Scripps Research Institute
Jupiter, Florida

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2016 M. Powell Lawton Conference and Award Ceremony: "The Affordable Care Act and Empowering Older Adults"

Presented by: Philadelphia Corporation for Aging (PCA) in collaboration with Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Monday, November 14, 2016
9:00am — 4:00pm
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Registration is required. Registration fee is $60 and includes lunch.

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