MORRISTOWN, NJ – – Noted photographer Danny Goldfield will share his experiences photographing two people over the age of 100 in each of the 50 states, when he delivers the keynote speech at a symposium on aging and caring for the elderly at Morristown Medical Center on Monday, April 20.
Goldfield will present the emotionally intense photographs of the centenarians that are at the center of his “To Live 10,000 Years” project. Goldfield will also share stories about meeting his remarkable subjects, their families and neighbors as he traveled the United States while exploring themes of aging, longevity, and mortality.
The symposium, dubbed “Surfing the Silver Tsunami: Caring for Older Patients and their Caregivers,” is geared towards health care professionals, and will provide participants with current developments in the care of older adults and insight on how to contribute to their quality of life.
The event take place on Monday April 20 from 8:00am to 5:30pm at the Malcolm Forbes Amphitheater, 100 Madison Avenue, Morristown. There will be presentations by experts from Morristown Medical Center and other organizations on topics such as older drivers, care coordination, Medicare coverage for home care and hospice, and illnesses such as depression, dementia and delirium.
Admission to the event is $25, or $15 for students. The event provides seven continuing education credits for nurses and physicians where applicable. Continental breakfast and box lunch will be provided.
Registration is required. For more information or to register, call 1-800-247-9580 or visit atlantichealth.org.