The Arnold Active Aging Conference Schedule


Arnold Active Aging Festival


Friday, March 6, 2009 9am – 4pm

Hyatt Regency Hotel Regency Ballroom

830 am Doors Open: Exhibitor booths and activities. Samples and ideas YOU can use!

900 am Ageless Mobility! Learn how to lube all your joints for pain-free movement. Scott Sonnon: Flow Coach of the Internet

930 am Yoga : Easy stretches to get you ready for realistic exercise. Andi Kwapien, of SilverSneakers.

10 am Strength: Using light weights to regain bone density and muscle mass. David Zid, ACE-accredited trainer, author of Delay the Disease: Exercise and Parkinson’s Disease.

1030 am Stepping out: Efficient walking tips, and “Discover the Arnold” wellness walk. Dr. Phil Heit, founder of New Albany Walking Classic, and Dr. David. Sabgir, founder of “Walk with a Doc.”

1100 am Adult nutrition: Adapting your intake to your changing needs. Zoe Guirlinger, weight control specialist and founder of Ultimate U Total Health, and Don Caster, founder of Raisin Rack Natural Food Market.

1130 am The Public Weigh: Nostalgic look at early American biofeedback devices, penny scales

Chris Steele, local collector of + 200 penny scales.

12 pm Travel Wisdom – Ten Tips for 2009: Richard Lewis, Sr. has been smoothing the way for Central Ohio travelers for 53 years. Bring your questions, and get sage answers.

1230 pm Financial safety in perilous times: Mani Southammavong, Ohio Attorney General’s Consumer Protection Division.

1 pm Brush up your dancing: Demos and fun beginner group dancing. Ron Clark, Dance Plus Ballroom, Grandview.

125 pm Play like your life depends on it: Frank Forencich, creator of Exuberant Animal joy-of-movement activities.

150 pm Hit the bulls eye: Archery demo and shooting practice. Arlyne Rhode, 70-year-old archery champion, Guiness Record holder, and editor of US & International Archer magazine

215 pm Columbus Fire Department: Services for Seniors

235 pm Red Cross 101: Preparing for Emergencies: American Red Cross.

300 pm Fencing for adults: Improve focus and balance. Julia Richey, chair, Arnold Fencing Classic.

325 pm Table tennis: Demos and tips from champions, and Ohio Senior Olympics finals. Ed Hogshead, chair, Arnold Table Tennis.

400 pm Active Aging Festival ends.

7-10 pm Friday Night Dance Party: Social dancing and “showcase” dance performances.