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Special Online Event: Beyond Longevity: Achieving Well-being in Healthy Aging (Day 2)
November 10 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
The Lee Kum Sheung Center for Health and Happiness and the Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies invite you to a two-day online symposium examining aging from a positive health perspective, with a particular focus on social and psychological well-being in aging.
Expert speakers will discuss our current understanding of the social and environmental factors likely to support healthy aging, the roles happiness and positive mental health may play in physical health and longevity, promising interventions and policy approaches, and ideas for a future research agenda. Harvard Chan faculty Laura Kubzansky, Lilian Cheung, and Vish Viswanath will moderate.
Day 2: A Positive Health Perspective on Aging: Psychological Assets
- Laura L. Carstensen, Professor of Psychology and the Fairleigh S. Dickinson Jr. Professor in Public Policy, Stanford University; Director, Stanford Center on Longevity
- Anthony Ong, Professor of Human Development, Cornell University
- Robert Waldinger, Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School; Director, Center for Psychodynamic Therapy and Research, Massachusetts General Hospital