The Sixty & Better Healthy Aging Lecture Series continues with a free April lecture on how to navigate through a maze of concerns dealing with healthy aging. Presented by a distinguished panel of experts from Texas Christian University, the lecture is open to all and presented at no charge—register here.

Lyn Dart, PhD, RD, LD is an Associate Professor in the Department of Nutritional Sciences at Texas Christian University (TCU). She is a Registered and Licensed Dietitian and a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Dr. Dart is also partnered with TCU Harris College of Nursing and Health Sciences, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine, and UNTHSC in two community-engaged grant funded projects designed to integrate interprofessional geriatric training into academic programs to nurture collaborative practice-ready professionals and increase the number of health care providers trained to meet the needs of older adults.

Lynn Jackson, Ph.D., LCSW, ACSW is an Associate Professor of Professional Practice and the Director of Field Education for Texas Christian University Department of Social Work. With over 30 years of professional social work practice experience and licensed as a clinical social worker, Dr. Jackson has worked on numerous interprofessional teams in health, mental health, and criminal justice organizations. Her practice experience includes substance abuse treatment, mental health inpatient treatment, and home health and long-term care social work services.

Diane Ackall Hawley, PhD, RN, CCNS, CNE is Associate Professor of Professional Practice, Texas Christian University (TCU), Harris College of Nursing and Health Sciences Fort Worth, Texas.  She worked as a critical care nurse for many years in Fort Worth, San Antonio and El Paso.  For the past 19 years she has been with TCU where she has taught a variety of undergraduate and graduate courses usually all focusing on the critically ill adult with a special emphasis on geriatric nursing, leadership and interprofessional education.

Through July, subject-matter experts in the Healthy Aging Lecture Series will focus on topics especially relevant to older adults and their families, caregivers, and professionals. Presented at no charge on the third Thursday of each month, each lecture on aging-related topics is 90 minutes and free of charge.

Sixty & Better Healthy Aging Lecture Series

“Foods, Family & Fears in Aging”

3:00-4:30pm Thursday, April 27

Texas Christian University

Annie Richardson Bass Bldg., Suite 1203

2800 W. Bowie Street

Fort Worth, 76109