Mid-America Institute On Aging And Wellness (MAIA) Returns To The USI Campus


Mid-America Institute on Aging and Wellness (MAIA) returns to the USI campus

WHO: MAIA keynote speaker Gregory Jicha, MD, Ph.D. will be available for interviews post-presentation.

*Note: A full list of keynote speakers is available to view at USI.edu/MAIA. You are welcome to film B-roll and record audio at any of the presentations, however, Jicha will be the only keynote speaker available for interviews post-presentation.

WHAT: MAIA is a two-day gerontology conference for healthcare and social service professionals, healthcare administrators, clinicians, older adults or retirees, family members providing care for a loved one, students, and anyone who wants to learn tips for leading a healthier life. Each year, national and local speakers provide practical tools and groundbreaking information related to successful aging and wellness.

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WHEN: MAIA will be held Thursday, August 11, and Friday, August 12, with a pre-conference on Alzheimer’s disease and dementia care happening Wednesday, August 10.

Jicha’s keynote will open at 8:30 a.m. Thursday, August 11. He will be available for interviews following his presentation around 10 a.m.

If you plan to attend Jicha’s presentation, please email an RSVP to kajohnson5@usi.edu by 4 p.m. today, August 10. If you plan to film B-roll and record audio at any of the other presentations, you do not need to email an RSVP.

WHERE: All keynote presentations will be in Carter Hall in University Center West, located on the USI campus. A map of the USI campus, featuring Carter Hall, can be found at USI.edu/map.