Kayla Hugate ’20 wouldn’t know what it’s like to work at the University of Lynchburg’s Beard Center on Aging during “normal times.” A student in the Master of Public Health program, Hugate started her job as the center’s graduate assistant just last semester, in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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The University of Lynchburg’s Beard Center on Aging is a co-sponsor of the 2020 Faithful Aging Conference: Aging Abundantly. The conference will take place on Tuesday, March 31, at the Bonsack United Methodist Church in Roanoke.
The University of Lynchburg, in cooperation with parks and recreation departments from the City of Lynchburg and Bedford and Campbell counties, will host the Regional 50+ Health Fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, November 8.
Dr. Len Lecci is on a mission to help people maintain happy, healthy brains. Dr. Lecci, a professor of psychology at the University of North Carolina and director of clinical services at MARS Memory-Health Network, will bring that mission to Lynchburg on Thursday, May 17. He will present “Your Happier, Healthy Brain” at University of Lynchburg’s […]
The Beard Center on Aging at Lynchburg College is hosting a conference aimed at protecting older adults from scams and financial exploitation. The event, “SAFE: A Conference on Scams and Financial Exploitation” will be held from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, March 6, in Schewel Hall at Lynchburg College. The conference is for both older adults and those who serve that population.
The National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners has named Denise Scruggs, director of the Beard Center on Aging, as a Distinguished Educator of the Year for 2017. The recognition honors her professional training activities for dementia and health education efforts in Virginia and around the nation. In addition to organizing the annual Conference on Aging at […]
The Celebration of Centenarians will honor people 100 years and older on Saturday, October 24, at 10 a.m. at Heritage Baptist Church in Lynchburg.
University of Lynchburg’s 2015 Conference on Aging aims to provide resources to older adults as well as those who serve them—including healthcare providers, family caregivers, and even churches. “Aging Well in Mind, Body, and Spirit” will be held on June 2. The annual conference draws hundreds of people who want to learn more about how […]
Two-part sessions on effective caregiving are being offered by LC’s Beard Center on Aging in collaboration with a number of area agencies.