New – Salute to Centenarians

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Are you experiencing Dizziness? Falls? Loss of Appetite? It Might Be Your Medications! – FREE talks on 2/27 and 3/7

Join us for a two-part, FREE educational talk on reducing the risk of  accidental poisoning from medications – Click below for details.

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Aging Mastery Program Announced – Click Here for Information

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Psychological Science of Healthy Aging: Mind, Brain, and Everyday Life

The Pima Council on Aging in partnership with the Psychology Department at University of Arizona is pleased to announce a speaker series to be held in Green Valley, Arizona. This series consists of four talks, each given by a psychological scientist currently conducting research at University of Arizona on a topic relevant to maximizing health in aging. These talks, covering emotional and cognitive wellbeing and brain health, will address unique challenges and opportunities common to aging, and offer practical advice on how to apply the latest findings from psychological science to everyday life.  The talks will be once a month, January to April from 10-11:30am. The will be held in the Santa Rita Springs Recreational Center located at 921 W. Via Rio Fuerte in Green Valley. The annual series is ‘free and open to the public’ with no registration required. Seating is first come, first served. 

Topics include the following: (Please click on each topic for additional information)

March 2, 2017: Cancer Survivorship and Aging

April 6, 2017: Memory and Healthy Aging

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Pima Council on Aging (PCOA) is the designated Area Agency on Aging serving older adults and their families living in Pima County, Arizona.  PCOA is a donor-supported non-profit 501(c)(3) organization accessible to any individual or group seeking assistance or sharing our mission.

Upcoming Events

Cancer Survivorship and Aging

Heidi Hamann, PhD, Associate Professor of Psychology and Family and Community Medicine at the University of Arizona Dr. Hamann is a health psychologist whose research focuses on psychosocial and behavioral issues in cancer. As more individuals are successfully treated for cancer, it is important to address post-treatment issues and concerns. Dr. Hamman will discuss aspects […]

Memory and Healthy Aging

Matthew Grilli, PhD, Assistant Professor of Psychology and Director of the Human Memory Laboratory at the University of Arizona Dr. Grilli’s research focuses on understanding how we learn and remember information, uncovering how brain injury and age-related brain changes influence memory and cognition, and developing strategies for improving everyday use of memory. Many people assume […]

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