February 23, 2009
Webster University Hosts 21st Annual Gerontology WorkshopSurviving Turbulent Financial Times — The Impact of the Market on the Aging Population
(Here is a link to the workshop brochure: http://www.webster.edu/depts/artsci/i/pdf/gerontologyworkshop2009.pdf)
ST. LOUIS, February 23, 2009 - Webster University will host its 21st annual gerontology workshop, Friday, March 6, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the University Center’s Sunnen Lounge, 175 Edgar Road, Webster Groves, Missouri. The daylong workshop includes continental breakfast and lunch and costs $50 for adults and $25 for students and seniors. Attendees will receive a certificate of completion.
The workshop will feature speakers who will address concerns about the current economic downturn and is recommended for any adult concerned about meeting and managing personal financial challenges; professionals working with senior clients; social workers; and community service agencies. Some of topics include avoiding scamming and identity theft, stress management, rising healthcare costs and managing one’s financial portfolio. For more information about the workshop, contact Deb Aholt at: 314-968-6970 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
With its home campus in St. Louis, Webster University (www.webster.edu) is a worldwide institution committed to delivering high-quality learning experiences that transform students for global citizenship and individual excellence. Founded in 1915, Webster offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs through five schools and colleges, and a global network of more than 100 campuses. Its 20,000-plus student population represents almost 150 nationalities. The University’s core values include excellence in teaching, joining theory and practice, small class sizes, and educating students to be lifelong independent learners, fully prepared to participate in an increasingly international society.
Since opening its first campus overseas in Geneva in 1978, Webster has become a recognized leader and innovator in global education, with an international presence that now includes campuses in London; Vienna; Amsterdam and Leiden, the Netherlands; Shanghai, Shenzhen and Chengdu, China; and Bangkok and Cha-am, Thailand. Webster also has educational partnerships with universities in Mexico and Japan.