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Optimal aging – getting the most out of life no matter what you are dealt

John Parker
We honor our friend John Parker with this lecture series

A Physician's Perspective on Healthy Aging

An engaging lecture by Kenneth Brummel-Smith

The highly popular John B. Parker Successful Aging Series returned on September 20, 2012. Kenneth Brummel-Smith, MD, spoke about Optimal Aging – Getting the Most Out of Life No Matter What You Are Dealt, focusing on what seniors need to know to age well and live fully. Dr. Brummel-Smith holds the Charlotte Edwards Maguire Professorship at Florida State University’s College of Medicine, and is the founding chair of the Department of Geriatrics.

Dr. Brummel-Smith is a past president of the American Geriatrics Society, a member of the National Advisory Council on Aging at the National Institute on Aging and a past chair  of the Association of Directors of Geriatric Academic Programs. He has been selected by his peers 11 times as one of the Best Doctors in America. A dynamic speaker and innovative thinker, he is sure to entertain and inform.

To receive notices about future events in this series, email or call 714.456.7396.

UC Irvine's Program in Geriatrics would like to thank our sponsors:

Dr. Kenneth Brummel-Smith

Dr. Kenneth Brummel-Smith visits UC Irvine

  • Independence Bank
  • Aetna Medicare
  • Family Wealth Leadership
  • Evergreen Hospice Care and Home Health
  • The UC Irvine Senior Health Center. 

These organizations have been kind enough to support the program and make this series possible.

"Live your life by measuring how much you are giving" — John Parker

John Parker was a longtime supporter of UC Irvine's Program in Geriatrics. We are honored to kick off this lecture series in his memory.