Mount Saint Mary College will present a screening of the film Lives Well Lived: Celebrating the Secrets, Wit and Wisdom of Age with a companion talk featuring gerontologist Lawrence T. Force, on Tuesday, November 12 at 3:30 p.m.
The screening, to be held in Hudson Auditorium on campus, is open to the public. Tickets are $5 or free with a Mount ID. Register online here or pay cash at the door. Mount Saint Mary College is located at 330 Powell Ave., Newburgh, N.Y. Parking will be available. For additional information, call 845-565-2076.
Lives Well Lived celebrates the incredible wit, wisdom, and experiences of people aged 75 to 100. With personal histories encompassing more than 3,000 years of experience, 40 people share their insights on living a meaningful life. These men and women open the vault on their journey into old age through family histories, personal triumph and tragedies, loves and losses, and more.
The screening is an initiative put forth by the Community Education Program at the Mount’s Desmond Campus.
Force, a professor of Psychology at Mount Saint Mary College,has worked in the field of aging and disabilities for more than three decades as an administrator, clinician, and educator. Force and his fellow Social Sciences professor, Jeffrey Kahana, are co-directors of the Center on Aging and Disability Policy at Mount Saint Mary College. Established in 2006, CADP promotes an interdisciplinary perspective dedicated to excellence in research and scholarship in the fields of gerontology and disability studies.