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"Thriving at Fifty and Forward" Panel Discussion

Thursday, October 12, 2017
7:00 to 9:00 PM
Location: Hotel 140, 140 Clarendon Street, Boston
Contact: Roberta Taylor

Join the conversation about staying vital as you navigate this exciting and challenging stage of life!

At this wellness event, you will learn about achieving and maintaining the health, energy and resilience you will need to fuel the creation of your best life. Our expert panel will introduce "positive aging”. Then they’ll open the floor for a lively interactive discussion about your health and wellness concerns. We invite your questions about vitality in these areas — and beyond: • Sleep problems • Sexuality • Exercise and Nutrition • Caregiving

Join us and thrive!

Dr. Elain Woo worked at the Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital for over twenty-five years, establishing the Traumatic Brain Injury Rehabilitation Program as well as specializing in patient recovery from catastrophic illness. She then practiced at Massachusetts General Hospital for many years as a primary care physician and taught Harvard Medical students. Recently retired, she devotes her time to the “joys of exercise” (mind and body), honing her skills as a jazz musician and nurturing relationships with friends and family.

Dr. Erica Johnson practiced internal medicine at the Newton-Wellesley Hospital for over thirty years where she was Director of Internal Medicine and Chair of the Women’s Health Steering Committee. As Associate Professor Emerita at Tufts University School of Medicine, Dr. Johnson teaches a course on medical interviewing and the doctor-patient relationship.

Dr. Mary Brogan is a primary care physician at Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates in Wellesley with board certification in geriatrics. She is a clinical instructor at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Brogan lives with her husband, also a physician, and has two adult children. She enjoys hiking, biking and bird watching.

Roberta Taylor, M.Ed. is a therapist and coach who specializes in helping divorced and widowed women to restore resilience, vitality and a positive sense of self. Believing in the power of connection and community, she founded the Boston chapter of The Transition Network, a national organization for women 50 and forward. Roberta inspires through speaking, writing and working with people who want to live fully and grow into their authentic selves.

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