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BYU to host 14th annual Gerontology Conference March 15

Olympic Gold Medalist Nikki Stone to give keynote address

The 14th annual Gerontology Conference will be held in the Brigham Young University Conference Center located northeast of the Marriott Center Monday, March 15, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The conference is titled “Generations Working Together” and will focus on issues such as alternative medicine, chronic illness and aging, determining a senior’s driving status and chronic nerve pain.

The conference is free, including free parking and lunch. No registration is required. The public is invited to attend.

The BYU School of Family Life and Gerontology Executive Committee will present awards to BYU President Cecil O. Samuelson and Dr. Russell Clark during the conference.

Nikki Stone, the first American to win an Olympic gold medal in inverted aerial skiing, will be the conference keynote speaker. Other speakers include experts in their fields from across the United States.

An agenda of the conference and a map to the Conference Center is available at http://gerontology.byu.edu.

For more information, contact Erica Germaine at (801) 422-1410.

Writer: Thomas Grover

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