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2018 SYMPOSIUM – Paths to Positive Aging

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Date(s) - 05/15/2018
8:30 am - 4:00 pm

The Manchester Downtown Hotel


2018 Mental Health Symposium


With the growing population of older adults who enjoy increasing social, political and economic power, the willingness to accept the maladies of aging has diminished and a more positive approach to aging is invited. Research findings suggest that efforts to enhance physical health, emotional well-being, active engagement in life or meaningful relationships all work in a mutually reinforcing manner, with substantial positive consequences for the aging population.


Brent P. Forester M.D., MSc.
Chief, Division of Geriatric Psychiatry, McLean Hospital
Mary Gergen, Ph.D.
Professor Emerita of Psychology, Penn State University
Kenneth J. Gergen, Ph.D.
Professor of Psychology, Swarthmore College


At the conclusion of the learning activity, participants will be able to identify challenges during the aging process and differences in the causes and clinical presentation of depression in later life, describe a systematic approach to the clinical assessment of neurocognitive disorders and emphasize a positive vs.a negative attitude.

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Dartmouth-Hitchcock and the Mental Health Center of Greater Manchester. Dartmouth-Hitchcock is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Dartmouth-Hitchcock designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

6.0 Category I Continuing Education Credits for relicensure by the NH-NASW in accordance with RSA 541-A:3-C

For more information or to register by mail: Symposium Brochure


Registration has closed for this event.


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