Palos Verdes Peninsula Village
Our 3rd Annual
Upside of Aging Event
Dr. Fernando Torres-Gil & Helen Dennis
Tuesday, October 30th • 1:30 to 3:00 • Palos Verdes Golf Club
3301 Via Campesina, Palos Verdes Estates
For more information, call 310-265-0644 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
There will be vendors from the South Bay welcoming you and
providing information for you to take home
Fernando M. Torres-Gil’s multifaceted career spans the academic, professional, and policy arenas. He is a Professor of Social Welfare and Public Policy at UCLA, an Adjunct Professor of Gerontology at USC, and director of the UCLA Center for Policy Research on Aging.
Torres-Gil is a leading spokesperson on demographics, aging, and public policy. Following his time as White House Intern, he was appointed by President Jimmy Carter to the Federal Council on Aging and then special assistant to the Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare. He was appointed (with Senate Confirmation) by President Bill Clinton as the first-ever U.S. Assistant Secretary on Aging in the U.S. department of Health and Human Services. Additionally he has been appointed to many positions by former governors Gray Davis and Arnold Schwarzenegger.
Author of six books and over 100 publications, his work has earned him memberships in several prestigious academies. Professor Torres-Gil is highly respected by his students, colleagues and all who know him as he continues his leadership as an influencer of policies, philanthropy, institutions and our way of thinking about aging in the 21st century.
Helen Dennis, a nationally recognized leader on issues of aging and the new retirement, is well known to the South Bay community for her weekly column on Successful Aging. Dennis has leadership of over 1.6 million as a syndicated journalist in 11 news organizations.
Named one of next Avenue’s 2016 Influencers in Aging, Helen Dennis is among the Top 50 advocates, researchers, thought leaders, innovators, writers and experts who continue to push beyond traditional boundaries and change our understanding of what it means to grow older.
The Palos Verdes Peninsula Village is a community where members continue to grow, engage with one another, and age with independence, dignity and purpose. Through its volunteers and referrals, it provides support and services for its members who have chosen to live in the communities and homes they love as they get older.