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Integrative Medicine Conference to Focus on the Power of Movement

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Ashley Trentrock
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9/27/2019

WHAT: The Aging Institute of UPMC Senior Services and the University of Pittsburgh will host the Integrative Medicine Conference, educating health professionals and older adults about living longer and better lives through purposeful movement, and finding ways to increase or maintain mobility as we age. 

 

WHY: To reduce the risks of functional limitations and mobility decline, potentially resulting in situations in which people become confined to their homes. 

 

WHO: 

 

  • Movement Matters: Wellness Through Purposeful Movement
    Ronald Glick, M.D., associate professor of psychiatry and physical medicine and rehabilitation at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. 

  • Let’s Keep it Together: Fascia Matters
    David Lesondak, B.C.S.I., A.T.S.I., F.S.T., V.M.T., structural integrator and fascia specialist. 

  • Tai Chi Demonstration
    David Clippinger, Ph.D., Still Mountain Tai Chi and Chi Kung.

  • Interactive Sound Healing and Yoga session
    Ian Morris, founder of ‘Listening to Smile’ production company.
 
 
WHEN: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 15.

 

Registration is required and can be done online. For further information about the program, contact Melissa Jones at 412-864-2091 or jonesms2@upmc.edu

 

WHERE: Cumberland Woods Village, 700 Cumberland Woods Drive, Allison Park, Pa., 15101.

 

Note to Media: To cover this event, prior arrangements must be made by contacting Ashley Trentrock at 412-586-9776 or TrentrockAR@upmc.edu

 

To learn more about the Aging Institute, contact our Help and Referral line at 1-866-430-8742 or visit www.upmc.com/services/aginginstitute.