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Understanding Age-Related Changes in Thinking Skills to Optimize Everyday Functioning

Have trouble finding your reading glasses? Ever walk into a room in your house and wonder to yourself, "What am I doing here?"

This talk will cover the changes in memory and thinking skills across the lifespan and how these changes affect everyday life. Strategies to reduce the impact of memory failures on daily living, and the differences between typical and more concerning memory problems will be reviewed.

Finally, attendees will be informed of participatory research opportunities at Temple University.

Our speaker is Tania Giovannetti, Ph.D. Dr. Giovannetti is a licensed clinical psychologist Board-certified in clinical neuropsychology, Professor of Psychology, and principal investigator of the Clinical Neuropsychology Laboratory at Temple University. Her research aims to apply basic research in cognitive neuroscience to improving everyday functioning in people with cognitive difficulties.

Tuesday, September 14, 2021, 10:00 AM until 11:30 AM
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This will be an online event hosted via Zoom Conferencing. You do not need a Zoom account but you will need to download and install the Zoom app on your computer or mobile device to join the event. Please email us at in advance if you need assistance installing the Zoom app. If you cannot join the event using your computer or mobile device and the Zoom app, you can join the event via teleconference and hear the audio portion. You will receive an email a day or so before the event with a link to the meeting, the Meeting ID, call-in telephone numbers and instructions for joining the meeting.

Please register on the Penn’s Village website, by emailing, or calling 215-925-7333. This program is free of charge to our members and volunteer partners. Guests may attend up to three programs before being asked to join and/or volunteer with Penn’s Village.

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