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How’s Your Social Health? Facts, Risks and Innovations
February 7 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm$15
Social connections are now considered good medicine. Too much time alone is now recognized as a health risk as serious as smoking! Come learn about our modern world, how to prevent fraud & dating scams, the difference between being alone and lonely, and the role of technology in causing or solving isolation issues.
Sponsored by AARP Georgia & WIN
February 7, 2019
10 a.m.- 3:00 p.m.
Registration begins at 9:30 a.m.
Georgia Northwestern Technical College
Cost: $15 Preregistration required
Cost includes lunch, workshop, exhibits, door-prizes, and information packet.
Fraud Prevention Strategies: Protect Yourself
Hillary Thomas, AARP Senior Program Specialist presents content designed to bring awareness on how fraud happens and many ways to prevent it.
Technology Cause or Cure for Isolation?
Brian Jones, Senior Research Engineer, Interactive Media Technology Center at Georgia Tech & Director of the Aware Home Research Initiative
How’s Your Social Life? The Effect of Loneliness on Health
Sharon Baker, BSN, MN, CWHNP, Founder and President of WIN
How to Recover From Grief Induced Loneliness
Dr. Donna Waddell, RN, Certified Grief Recovery Specialist