London Family AgeSmart Lectures

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Created in 2013 as an ongoing program to benefit the entire metro Atlanta community, The London Family AgeSmart Lectures provide tactical and timely information on the wide range of issues pertaining to aging. In just five years, more than 1,500 attendees have participated in our semi-annual programs held each fall and spring. All lectures are free to the public and intended to educate those in the “sandwich generation,” boomers, generation Xers and even millennials who find themselves on the aging journey with loved ones.

Mark your calendar for our next lecture

Medical Marijuana Panel Discussion


Sunday, September 22, 2019
2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Join us for an informative panel discussion on medical marijuana that will give you a broad overview of the differences between CBD and THC, vapes, oils and creams, and provide you with that latest medical information on how these products may impact chronic health symptoms in older adults such as pain, depression, appetite or nausea and dementia.


Brad Cherson, Pavilion Compounding Pharmacy
Daniel Dubovsky, MD, Oncologist, Georgia Cancer Center (ret)
Jenny Buckley, RN, Weinstein Hospice (Moderator)

With special introduction by Gavin Brown, MD, Neurologist, Laureate Medical Group


April 7, 2019: Achieving Better Sleep

Featuring Dr. Scott Liebowitz, MD, FAASM

Board Certified, Sleep Medicine, Laureate Medical Group


October 21, 2018: The Conversation Project

Featuring Harriet Warshaw
Faculty; Retired Executive Director, The Conversation Project


April 8, 2018: I’m Still Here: A Hopeful Model for Dementia Care

Featuring memory care expert Dr. John Zeisel, Ph.D.
President of Hearthstone Alzheimer Care, Ltd.; author of I’m Still Here: A New Philosophy in Alzheimer’s Care

Other past topics and speakers have included:

  • New & Improved Aging: Surviving & Thriving in a Digital World, a presentation on avoiding scams and using new technologies to age smarter, presented by cyber security expert Ben Halpert
  • What’s New in Growing Old, presented by Laureate Neurologist Gavin Brown
  • Preparing Your Top Drawer File, a two-part series on medical, legal and financial items to compile for yourself and your family, presented by attorneys Abbey Flaum and Michelle Koufman
  • Drop The Shoulds on Your Own Path to Living Well, a wellness program presented by Dr. Sarah Kagan, Professor of Gerontological Nursing at UPenn and Gerontological Clinical Nurse Specialist in the Living Well Program at the Joan Karnell Cancer Center – Pennsylvania Hospital
  • Rx for Advanced Illness: Real “Health Care” for People, Not Just Patients, presented by palliative care expert Dr. Brad Stuart
  • What Do People Living with Dementia experience? Walk a Mile in Their Shoes, presented by the inventor of the Virtual Dementia TourÔ, P.K. Beville
  • Dementia: Seeing More than Just Loss, presented by Teepa Snow, one of America’s leading educators on dementia