News Release

March 18, 2005

Contact: Maureen McGuire, 860-679-4523

Celebrate Aging Programs: April 2005

Farmington, Conn. – Celebrate Aging, a free membership program for men and women designed to address the many issues of aging in a positive way, is offering several educational programs in April.

Healthy Aging: Experts from the UConn Center on Aging will present strategies for happy and healthy aging on Wednesday, April 6, from 12 to 1 p.m. at the Knoxlane Housing Facility on Hubbard Street in Glastonbury and on Wednesday, April 20, from 10 to 11 a.m. at the Glastonbury Senior Center.

Care of the Aging Skin: Jane Grant-Kels, M.D., chair of the Department of Dermatology at UConn Health Center, will present essential information for the care of aging skin on Thursday, April 28, from 1:30 to 3 p.m. in the Health Center’s Onyiuke Dining Room. Dr. Grant-Kels will focus on how to recognize the signs of skin cancer as well as ways to reverse or slow down the toll of aging on the skin.

To register, call Celebrate Aging at 860-679-4900 or 866-837-7737. Celebrate Aging is program of the UConn Health Center. To learn more, visit

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