2024 Healthy Aging Webinar Series

“You are never too old to set new goals or to dream a new dream.”

– C.S. Lewis

Please join us for this once-monthly, virtual webinar series which will cover a range of topics related to healthy aging. Each month will feature a guest expert on a specific topic and include time for questions and answers.

This educational series is offered at no charge, with support from the Administration for Community Living, and all are welcome!

You can register once and gain access to all monthly sessions.

All registrants will receive a recording of each webinar.


To view recordings of completed presentations

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February 8, 2024 (12p-1p) – Thursday: Low Vision Strategies
Presenters: Veronica, Rebecca, and Rachel, OTS, Stony Brook University

March 13, 2024 (12p-1p) – Wednesday: Creating Safer Homes: Environmental Strategies for Preventing Falls in Older Adults
Presenter: Irina Arkhipova-Jenkins, M.D., M.B.A., Stony Brook Medicine

April 10, 2024 (12p-1p) – Wednesday: Wellness Activities for everyBODY

May 9, 2024 (12p-1p) – Thursday: The Impact of Nutrition on Senior Well-Being
Presenters: Kiersten, Jhael, Danielle, and Jacqueline; Dietetic Interns, Stony Brook University 
This presentation will explore the profound impact that nutrition has on the process of healthy aging. We will discuss what nutritional needs should be focused on as we get older, emphasizing the nutrients that support well-being, and how nutrition plays a vital role in preventing age related conditions.  In addition, we will discover the components of a balanced diet, portion control and the role of hydration in maintaining vitality along with offering easy recipes and practical tips on meal planning

June 13, 2024 (12p-1p) – Thursday: Chronic Medical Conditions and Healthy Aging
Presenter: Tauhid Mahmud MD, MPH, Stony Brook Medicine

July 10, 2024 (12p-1p) – Wednesday: Physical Activity to Improve Strength and Balance in Older Adults
Presenter: Anu Paranandi, DO, MPH, Stony Brook Medicine

August 8, 2024 (12p-1p) – Thursday: Caregiver Partnerships
Presenters: Meagan, Katherine, Jillian, OTS, Stony Brook University 

September 11, 2024 (12p-1p) – Wednesday: Topic to be announced
Presenter: Brittany Gambini, MS, OTR/L, CBIS, Falls Prevention Coordinator, Stony Brook Medicine

October 9, 2024 (12p-1p) – WednesdayCancer Screening and Prevention Overview
Presenter: Cancer Center Office of Community Outreach and Engagement, Giuseppina Caravella- Health Education Specialist

November 14, 2024 (12p-1p) – Wednesday: Urinary Incontinence and Overactive Bladder
Presenter: Margaret Brand, Women’s Pelvic Health and Continence Center, Stony Brook Medicine

December 12, 2024 (12p-1p) – Thursday: Singing for Health: Keep your voice healthy as you age
Presenter: Valerie diLorenzo, Stage Actress and Teaching Artist