HBEC is commited to teaching Detroit's seniors and their families about aging and health. Each FREE learning series includes two to three presentations by experts on various health topics, a brief overview of the HBEC and it's resources, and a question-and-answer segment. Participants especially appreciate being able to interact with doctors, health educators and HBEC staff in a relaxed setting.
FREE refreshments are served.
The Community Learning Series are held monthly from September - December and then again from February - April at various metro locations.
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For details, or if your church or senior group would like to host a forum, please call Patricia Rencher at 313-664-2626.HBEC Event Page
The Healthier Black Elders Annual Health Reception
Detroit's annual celebration of healthy aging is filled with fun lessons about staying healthy. This event is co-hosted by the Wayne State's Institute of Gerontology and University of Michigan's Program for Research on Black Americans.
This free public event promotes exercise, nutrition, health screenings and preventative exams to help African Americans resist the most common diseases of aging. Speakers discuss current research on aging and provide inspirational messages to motivate everyone to improve their health habits.
The Healthier Black Elders Celebration is open to all seniors age 55 years and older. Please contact Donna MacDonald at (313) 664-2605 or email@example.com with questions.
The flyer of the event will be available in March.
Please check our calendar for upcoming events.
Summer Training Workshop on African American Aging Research]
The MCUAAAR Summer Training Workshop is held at the Program for Research on Black Americans, Michigan Center for Urban African American Aging Research Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan.
Peter A. Lichtenberg, Wayne State University, Institute of Gerontology
James S. Jackson, University of Michigan, Institute for Social Research, Program for Research on Black Americans
Identify and mentor investigators of multicultural backgrounds who are committed to conducting African American aging research. Contribute to the improvement of the quality and quantity of research conducted with the African American aging population.
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For registration, Please contact: Minti Henderson at 734-615-3629 or firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information on our HBEC events please visit our calendar or contact:
Patricia Rencher, Community Education Coordinator at (313) 664-2626 or email@example.com
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MCUAAAR is a collaboration between the University of Michigan and Wayne State University