Continuing Education Series
For anyone who is a family or professional caregiver or anyone who wants to maximize their wellness in later life
If you would like to take part in a Caregiver Survey being conducted by the Gerontology program click here for more information.
November 4, 2013 8:30 am - 1:30 pm (Vendor Fair begins at 8:00 am)
BGSU Main Campus Bowen-Student Union Grand Ballroom
David Gobble, PhD, CHES
Dr. David Gobble is a specialist in wellness across the lifespan. His particular expertise is on maximizing late life potential. He received both a master’s and PhD in Community Health from Southern Illinois University. He spent 32 years at Ball State University teaching, researching, and writing about health and wellness. He retired June 30, 2008 as Director and Professor Emeritus of the nationally recognized Fisher Institute for Wellness and Gerontology.
Dr. Gobble had been recognized by the National Wellness Institute as one of the top 100 wellness experts in the world and he serves on the national board of Wellness Councils of America. He has worked in public health and has been a leader in promoting health and productivity of older workers and retirees. He has served on multiple academic journal editorial boards and published in several academic disciplines.
For the last 15 years, Dr. Gobble has focused his research, writing, and speaking on the potential to age well, and live a very successful long life. He has written a regular Aging Well column for Wellness Councils of America, and presented hundreds of speeches about healthy aging to both academic and lay audiences. The last 8 years of his academic career he directed the only program in the country that focused upon wellness across the lifespan.
As Director of the Masterpiece Living Academy, Dr. Gobble focuses on providing e-learning opportunities and other educational services, product development, and sharing cutting edge gerontology research with the Masterpiece Living network.
His unique insight about aging successfully has motivated thousands of individuals to live a more full, healthy life.
Mike Magee, MD
Dr. Magee is president and founder of Positive Medicine Inc., a strategic health communications firm committed to envisioning optimal health and transforming those visions into action. Over the past three decades he has advised the AMA, AHA, AAMC and many others. He is widely recognized as a senior statesman in health care and a transformative leader of the home-centered health care movement.
Dr. Magee is a member of the National Commission for Quality Long Term Care; past president of the National Association of Physician Broadcasters; former Senior Vice President of Pennsylvania Hospital; former Professor of Surgery at Jefferson Medical College and vice-president of Science and Medical Advocacy at Pfizer Inc.; an Honorary Master Scholar at NYU School of Medicine; and former chairman of the board of the Kennedy Center’s Very Special Arts for the Disabled.
He serves as Senior Fellow for Health Policy at the Center for Aging Services Technologies in Washington and as editor of HealthCommentary.org and Healthy-Waters.org. He has served as Senior Fellow in the Humanities to the World Medical Association and as a David Rockefeller Fellow. He is the author 10 books including Healthy Waters, Home-Centered Health Care, and Positive Leadership. He and his wife, Trish, live in Woodbury, CT, and have four children and 9 grandchildren.
8:00 am - 8:30 am Registration and Vendor Fair
8:30 am - 9:00 am Nancy Orel, PhD, LPC, Acting Dean of the College of Health and Human Services and Director of the Gerontology Program
9:00 am -10:00 am David Gobble, PhD, CHES, Director of Masterpiece Living Academy
10:00 am - 10:15 am Break and Vendor Fair visits
10:15 am - 11:15 am Panel Presentation: Invited guests from the Alzheimer's Association of NW Ohio, Wood County Committee on Aging, and the Area Office on Aging of NW Ohio
11:15 am - 11:30 am Break and Vendor Fair visits
11:30 am - 12:15 pm Tom Stofac, CEO, Ohio Masonic Home
12:15 pm - 12:30 pm Break, Vendor Fair visits and pick up lunch (box lunches are provided)
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm Mike Magee, MD, President of Positive Medicine, inc. (and continue with lunch)
1:30 pm Evaluations
To identify personal challenges and biases in order to better relate to care recipients
To increase the awareness of aging in a healthy and respectful manner
To demystify myths of aging
To understand how lifestyle impacts aging and caregiving
To understand the domains of wellness
To discuss and identify informal and formal caregiving issues and provide potential solutions.
To reduce the number of lost work days, reduce caregiver , and maximize quality of life for the care giver and receiver by utilizing programs, products, and services of aging service providers in Northwest Ohio
4.25 hours are approved for social workers (RSX108808) and counselors (RCX020601),
This event is FREE and open to the public and campus community.
Parking is available in Lots 20 and 13 with direct shuttle service to the Union. Lots 20 and 13 are located near the visitor center by the Football Stadium. A parking permit is required. Information on how to obtain a permit will be available on this site closer to the event. A campus map can be found at: http://www.bgsu.edu/map/
For guests with physical limitations, please contact Jennifer Wagner directly email@example.com for parking information. For individuals with a valid handicap parking permit, parking is available at the Student Union. A permit is required.
To Register or to be an exhibitor: Thank you to the BGSU Community for an overwhelming response to this event. Registrations are now CLOSED and limited to standing room only. We are sorry for any inconvenience.
RSVP to Jennifer Wagner at HHSEvents@bgsu.edu or 419-372-7773.
For questions regarding program content or ceu status, please contact Jennifer Wagner at 419-372-7773 or firstname.lastname@example.org