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Phil Burgess to be Keynote Speaker at Fourth Annual Senior Summit on Aging by Amelia Steward

Phil Burgess, PhD, an awardwinning educator, businessman and writer, will be the keynote speaker for the fourth annual Senior Summit, Illuminating Your Life, on Thursday, June 6, 2019, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Talbot Community Center in Easton. The day-long Summit for seniors, children of seniors, caregivers, professionals and concerned residents will provide presentations and discussions on the issues that seniors face today, including health and wellness, technology, staying active and transitioning in life. The event, sponsored by Talbot Community Connections (TCC) and the Talbot County Department of Social Services, helps to fund the unmet needs that are fundamental to the safety, security, health and well-being of Talbot County’s children and adults. Burgess, who has worked and lectured worldwide, has appeared on PBS, NPR, CNN and CNBC, and his views have been reported in national and regional media ~ including The New York Times, Wall Street Journal and Christian Science Monitor. He currently is president of The Annapolis Insti-

Phil Burgess, PhD, an award-winning educator, businessman, and writer. tute and a Senior Fellow, Center for the Digital Economy, University of Southern California. He writes a weekly column called Bonus Years ~ found in the Lifestyle section of the Sunday Annapolis Capital. At the Senior Summit, Burgess will present It’s Better to Wear Out Than Rust Out: How the New Longevity is Changing our Culture. His presentation will discuss how the post-career, bonus years are as rich and dynamic as the years from 25 to 60, and why the core value of continued social engagement is a key element in successful aging. He also will review the implications of increasing longevity for aging in81