Youthfulness and Usefulness: What’s Age Got To Do With It?

Age, nothing but a number? Or a telling fact on how we live our lives? This week on Addressing Alaskans listen to a panel discussion with World Class snowboarder, Casey Smith; Alaska legislator Arliss Sturgulewski; Alaska Native Leader, Willie Hensley; founder of Total Health Clinic Anchorage, Dr. Richard Newman and Dr. Ann Jache of UAA. “Youthfulness and Usefulness: What’s Age Got to Do With It?” was recorded at the UAA bookstore in April.

BROADCAST ON KSKA: Thursday, May 24, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.

RECORDED: Thursday April 5, 2012 at UAA Bookstore


  • Dr. Ann Jache, Chair Gerontology Minor, UAA Sociology Department
  • Casey Smith, World Class Snowboarder
  • Arliss Sturgulewski, Distinguished Alaska State Legislator
  • Dr. Richard Newman, founder Total Health Clinic Anchorage
  • Willie Hensley, Alaska Native Leader and Distinguished Professor in Public Policy and Administration.

MODERATOR: JP Ouellette, Human Services Practicum IV student, UAA

HOST: UAA Bookstore and  UAA Human Services class ‘Adulthood and Aging,’ and Practicums II, III and IV

EVENT: UAA Bookstore event


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