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Speaker Series: Staying Engaged in the Third Age. Wednesday at 7:30 PM

Staying engaged and healthy in the third age:
what we've learned and where we're going.

Professor Christina Matz

Wednesday, April 28, 2021

 7:30pm Zoom Talk

Dr. Matz will discuss her own and others' research on engagement in later life and how it affects health and well-being with a focus on the role of meaning and purpose.


Christina Matz is an Associate Professor in the Boston College School of Social Work where she is Chair of the Older Adults & Families Field-of-Practice and Director of the Spier Fellows in Aging program. Dr. Matz is also Co-Director of the Center on Aging & Work with Dr. Jacquelyn James. Her research focuses on meaningful engagement in later-life and its effects on the health and well-being of individuals, families, organizations, communities, and society.

Dr. Matz has co-authored more than 40 scholarly articles and book chapters and numerous reports/issues briefs. In 2018, one of her publications won the MatherLifeWays Institute on Aging Innovative Research on Aging Silver Award and in 2014, another publication was awarded the AARC/MECD Patricia B. Elmore Award for Outstanding Research in Measurement and Evaluation.

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Wednesday, April 28, 2021, 7:30 PM

, MA  
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Joyce Wadlington
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Wellesley Neighbors, 888 Worcester Street, Suite 260 Wellesley, MA 02482   (781) 283-0417