Newnan Carnegie hosts Aging in Cities


From Special Reports

The Newnan Carnegie Library will host Aging in Cities, led by Dr. Anabel Pelham on Friday, February 21 at 2:30 p.m.

Dr. Pelham is the Founding Director of the Center for Age-Friendly Excellence (CAFE), a project of the Los Altos Community Foundation.  CAFE provides technical assistance to cities and communities to become World Health Organization (WHO) Age-Friendly. Dr. Pelham will describe her Centers’ experience assisting 18 cities through this exciting, scientific process and how it shapes a better future.

“We are looking forward to hosting Dr. Pelham,” says Carnegie Director Susan Crutchfield. “We are committed to offering programs that enrich our community and our senior population.”

Anabel Pelham, Ph.D is president of the National Association of Professional Gerontologist (NAPG) and emeriti professor and founding director of the Gerontology Program at San Francisco State University. Dr. Pelham is president of the Board of Directors of the Council on Aging, Central Oregon, and a member of the board of directors of the Oregon Gerontological Association (OGA). She has expertise in global issues in aging and gerontology, Age-Friendly Cities and community development, community-based health and human services, qualitative research methods, graduate gerontology curriculum development, geriatric care management, life-long learning, and credentialing and accreditation in the field of gerontology.

This program is offered free of charge, however registration is requested. Registration is available online at

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