Careers in Aging Day

Date: April 13, 2023
Time: 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: 1000 N Glebe Rd, Arlington, VA
Center for Optimal Aging | Featured Events

Submit an Abstract for the 2023 GSA Annual Scientific Meeting

Start date: February 20, 2023
End date: March 9, 2023
All-day event
Location: Online
Center for Optimal Aging
The largest multidisciplinary research organization in the aging arena, the Gerontological Society of America (GSA), is currently accepting research abstracts for its 2023 Annual Scientific Meeting that will be held in Tampa, Florida from November 8 - 12 ( You are encouraged to take advantage of this opportunity for sharing your new scholarship with the meeting’s […]


Date: May 31, 2023
Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Lubber Run Community Center
Center for Optimal Aging | Health fairs
Join us for National Senior Health and Fitness Day! We will have vision and hearing screenings; fall risk assessments; fitness class demonstrations. We will also have Q&As with dietitians, pharmacists and insurance counselors and so much more! This event is Free and open to all. Sponsors include Arlington Neighborhood Village,  Virginia Hospital Center and Arlington […]

Gerontological Society of America Webinar Series

Date: January 27, 2023
Time: 3:00 am - 4:00 am
Location: Virtual
Center for Optimal Aging | Featured Events
Mentoring and Career Development Technical Assistance Workshop Where: Join Zoom Meeting;

GSA Student Chapter Launch

Date: November 16, 2022
Time: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Marymount University Ballston campus 2nd floor
Center for Optimal Aging
Come learn about the Gerontological Society of America (GSA) Student Chapter.  Wednesday, November 16th, 2 - 3 pm. Ballston 2nd floor RSVP here Free Pizza and drinks! Dr. Eric Bubar & Dr. Cathy Elrod will be joining us to share their experience on: How virtual reality can be used in exercise for older adults. How […]

Duty Free — Aging Optimally Against the Odds

Date: November 9, 2022
Time: 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Location: 1000 N Glebe Rd, Arlington, VA
Center for Optimal Aging | Featured Events | MU Speaker Series
The MU speaker series was an evening of conversations exploring ageism, caretaking, economics, harsh realities, and boundless joy through the lens of Duty-Free. The inspiring documentary presented the bucket list adventure of a lifetime. When Rebecca lost her job at 75, Sian-Pierre asked her to think about everything she could never do while she was […]
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