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The Carnegie Hosts Aging in Cities with Dr. Anabel Pelham

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Newnan Carnegie Library
Brittany Partington
770-683-1347
bpartington@cityofnewnan.org

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THE CARNEGIE HOSTS AGING IN CITIES WITH DR. ANABEL PELHAM
NEWNAN, GA, February 2020
- The Newnan Carnegie Library is excited to host Aging in Cities, led by Dr. Anabel Pelham on Friday, February 21st 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 a president of the National Association of Professional Gerontologists (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). Dr. Pelham 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 newnancarnegie.eventbrite.com.

Newnan Carnegie Library
The Newnan Carnegie Library in Newnan, GA is one of the most historically significant structures in downtown Newnan and was built in 1904. The Carnegie provides a central dynamic gathering place that serves residents of all ages, and backgrounds as well as community organizations with a non-circulating reading room, children's area, and meeting spaces enhanced by an art gallery. It seeks to be an integral part of the community by offering print and electronic materials, services, and programs to adults and children to enrich daily lives. For more information about the Carnegie, visit newnancarnegie.com.