Recreation Department 
Barrington, Rhode Island

Aging Optimally Symposium

Peck Center for Adult Enrichment and Barrington Library
281 County Road, Barrington, RI 02806

Tuesday, January 24th

9:45am – 4:30pm

Suggested Donation $10

Join us for the 1st Aging Optimally Symposium to be held in Barrington.  The Peck Center for Adult Enrichment along with the Barrington Library and Shaw’s will host this fun and educational event. The symposium will feature a Keynote Speaker, bagged lunch, approximately twenty vendors, 3 mini talks, a closing performance by Joanne Lurgio and raffles. The event’s focus is on going beyond health and wellness to functioning optimally across many domains – physical, functional, cognitive, emotional, social, and spiritual.

Registration is open for Peck Center members and the general public.

Registration will be limited to the first 75 people.

Schedule of Events:

9:45 AM -10:15 AM      Registration

10:30 AM – 11:30 AM   Keynote Speaker: Theresa Fogerty

                                  Resilient Brain Health

11:30 AM – 12:15 PM   Boxed Lunch and gathering of friends

12:30 PM – 3:00 PM      Vendors—Health, Wellness, Fun (see list below)

1:00 PM – 3:00 PM        3 Half Hour Talks on interesting topics

2:45 PM – 3:15 PM       Coffee

3:30 PM – 4:15 PM       Music Performance by Joanne Lurgio

4:15 PM – 4:30 PM       Raffles**

Vendors include: 


All Things Skin Organic

Barrington Library

Barrington Police/Fire

Beltone Hearing Aid Center

Bristol Audubon

Collette Tours

Create Art and Wellness

Dialer Alert


Hattie Ide Chaffee

Le Spa of Barrington

Medicare Info (SHIP)

The Barrington Village

URI Pharmacy Program

Visiting Nurse Home & Hospice

Your Bike Shop


Master Gardeners- URI

Pack Lightly Book

Butler Hospital


              Blue Water Gift Certificate

              AMC Movie Tickets

              Organic Body Lotion

              Bottle of Wine

              Barrington Books Gift Card

              Shaw’s Gift Card

              Piezoni’s Pizza Gift Card

              Newport Creamery Gift Card

              *must get card punched by 15 vendor tables to qualify

Recreation Department
Peck Center
281 County Road

Barrington, RI 02806


Senior Services

Peck Center for Adult Enrichment
281 County Road

Barrington, RI 02806

401-247-1926 ext 201

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