982 Spring 2019 Ten Advantages of Aging for Psychological Health
Thursday, 11:50–1:15, Apr. 18
Instructor: Diane Wagner
Americans are living longer than ever. Although we tend to think of disadvantages associated with aging, there are several advantages of aging as well. This presentation will cover multiple advantages of aging and life experience and how to apply them to maintain and increase physical and psychological health. This is an opportunity to learn about the latest research findings on daily and weekly strategies in health behaviors, social relationships, intellectual and cultural activities, and emotional well-being.
Dr. Wagner is a licensed clinical psychologist with expertise in working with older adults. She received her PhD from George Mason University and advanced training in geropsychology during her internship at the Boston VA Medical Center and fellowship at the Salem VA Medical Center. She works in private practice at Clinical Psychology Services in Fairfax and conducts psychotherapy with adults of all ages.