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Register for “Living Longer and Living Better” new informational webinar for Religious Communities

by Avila Institute Staff

July 8, 2023

The August 2023 NRRO cosponsored webinar Living Longer and Living Better  is scheduled for Tuesday, August 16, 2023 from 1:00-2:00 pm ET. It will be presented by Alfred Norwood, MBA, BS.

View/download flyer and registration directions.


Over the last century, we have almost doubled our lifespan, but not necessarily our health span. Research shows that for most seniors, added longevity has resulted in decreased health rather than increased quality of life. Research also shows that those who live as members of Religious Communities live up to seven years longer than those that do not. So, this begs the question: what can we do, individually and as a community, to improve senior quality of life?

Using current research as a guide, Mr. Norwood will explore why answering this question is more difficult than it appears, and he will offer some ideas for what we can do now to improve the quality of life and health of all seniors.

This NRRO cosponsored webinar is designed for individual members of Congregations as well as community leadership and healthcare providers.
This webinar is FREE for congregational members and their staff.
Please contact us for more information.

It is $35.00 for all other registrants.

Alfred Norwood

Meet the Presenter:
Alfred Norwood, MBA, BS

Alfred has been developing curriculum and teaching for the Avila Institute of Gerontology for the last 15 years. He has created and presented workshops and in-services on a number of topics
associated with aging. He is a great believer in the integration of biological and behavioral research for dementia treatment. He has years of experience working as a consultant for long-term care systems and facilities and training staff in the use of nonpharmaceutical, individualized care plans for residents with moderate to severe dementia.

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