Dr. Carla Strickland-Hughes, Principal Investigator of the Aging and Cognitive Training Lab was interviewed by Jennifer Juanitas, the Program Director of University of the Pacific's chapter of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute. They discuss dangers of negative attitudes towards aging, benefits of lifelong learning, and strategies for memory success. Listen to the full episode at Pacific Tiger Broadcasting, or Apple iTunes or Spotify.
Dr. Strickland-Hughes was the keynote speaker for the annual meeting of the San Joaquin County and the Mother Lode local chapter of the Funeral Consumers Alliance (FCA). The FCA s a non-profit, non-sectarian consumer education program that aims to educate the public on issues regarding affordable funeral costs (see the facebook page for news). The title of her talk was Memory (and Aging) Myths (and Tips). Attendees reported enjoying information about not blaming aging, instead that we can keep learning, how to move more useful information from temporary working memory to long-term memory, and practices for memorizing.
Funeral Consumers Alliance
San Joaquin County and the Mother Load local chapter