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Mid-America Institute on Aging

Mid-America Institute on Aging

Welcoming Diana Nyad to Evansville

cropped diana photo"You are never too old to chase your dreams," says 64-year-old endurance swimmer Diana Nyad, who this past fall became the first person to swim from Cuba to Florida without a shark cage. Diana will bring her inspirational story to this year's Mid-America Institute on Aging (MAIA).

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MAIA, co-sponsored by SWIRCA & More is a two day inter-disciplinary gerontology conference for lay persons, nurses, social workers, older adults, and professionals working in the field of gerontology. Each year, national and local speakers provide practical tools and ground-breaking information related to successful aging and gerontology. This year will be no exception.

See menu at left for link to 2014 Brochure!

Also featuring: 

BEST Teepa .snowTeepa Snow, MS, OTR/L, FAOTA - Dementia expert Teepa Snow returns to MAIA to share her insight and specific ways caregivers can help older adults with memory loss and dementia. Learn more



Guarneri Hi Res


Mimi Guarneri, MD - Dr. Erminia "Mimi" Guarneri is president of the American Board of Integrative Holistic Medicine and author of The Heart Speaks, a poignant collection of stories from heart patients who have benefited from integrative medicine approaches. Learn more   

Breeda Miller





Breeda Miller - Are you in the "Caregiver Sandwich?" Breeda Miller, a talented writer, comedic actor, and successful executive, says her most fulfilling role was caring for her frail mother until the end of her life. Learn more



For more information: 

Jennifer Hertel
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Contact: 812-461-5463
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