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Radically Reframing Aging

Radically Reframing Aging

Today’s Groundbreakers on Age, Health, Purpose & Joy

Hosted by Maria Shriver Journalist, author, and advocate

A Free, Seven-Day Online Event

October 24–30, 2022

Now with 6 new guests and 2 extra days!

Hosted by Maria Shriver Journalist, author, and advocate

A Free, Seven-Day Online Event

October 24–30, 2022

Now with 6 new guests and 2 extra days!

Full Schedule

Radically Reframing Aging,
Day by Day

An online event to transform the future of aging—for ourselves, and for generations to come.

Day 1
Day 1
Day 1

Monday, October 24

How to Radically Reframe Aging

Session 1
Groundbreaking Experts

With life spans growing ever longer, the opportunities we have for our “third act” of life have never been greater. Maria speaks with Dan Buettner and Dr. Laura L. Carstensen about why our world must undergo a massive shift in consciousness to better support our increasing longevity, and what we can learn from cultures that are living the longest, healthiest lives.

Dan Buettner

Dan Buettner

Author and founder of Blue Zones

Laura L. Carstensen, PhD

Laura L. Carstensen, PhD

Founding director, Stanford Center on Longevity

Session 2
Groundbreaking Public Figures

Navigating the physical and emotional effects of aging can be difficult for any person—even more so when it’s happening in the public eye. Maria speaks with icons Jamie Lee Curtis and Vanessa Williams about how this unique experience has shaped their perspective on aging, what fuels their inner fire, and why age has given them a stronger sense of freedom and self.

Jamie Lee Curtis

Jamie Lee Curtis

Actress, author, and philanthropist

Vanessa Williams

Vanessa Williams

Multiplatinum recording artist and star of television, film, and theater

Day 2
Day 2
Day 2

Tuesday, October 25

Spirituality & Mental Fitness: Keeping the Mind Your Friend

Session 1
Groundbreaking Experts

Many of us believe that we cannot truly change our habits once we reach a certain age. Not so, says Dr. Emily Anhalt and Dr. Uma Naidoo, who join Maria to explore a holistic and proactive approach to wellness that includes everything from what we eat to how we process emotions. They discuss how small changes we make today can prepare us for a long, healthy, and happy future.

Uma Naidoo, MD

Uma Naidoo, MD

Psychiatry and nutrition expert

Emily Anhalt, PsyD

Emily Anhalt, PsyD

Cofounder of Coa, the gym for mental health

Session 2
Groundbreaking Public Figures

The brain controls nearly every aspect of our daily life and actions, yet it is entirely possible to shape our brain to create the life we truly want. In this inspiring interview, Maria speaks with Deepak Chopra and Goldie Hawn about the power of mindfulness and intentional action to nurture good health, emotional wellness, and spiritual joy at every stage of life.

Deepak Chopra, MD, FACP

Deepak Chopra, MD, FACP

Founder, The Chopra Foundation and Chopra Global

Goldie Hawn

Goldie Hawn

Founder of MindUP™

Day 3
Day 3
Day 3

Wednesday, October 26

Ignite Your Creativity, Curiosity & Imagination

Session 1
Groundbreaking Experts

We tend to think of play as something for the very young, but what if play is in fact the secret to staying young? Here, Maria speaks with Jim Kwik and Dr. Martha Beck, two intensely creative people who reveal how curiosity and imagination make us younger—mentally and even physically. Learn why creativity is good for the mind and spirit, and why you are the greatest project of your life.

Martha Beck, PhD

Martha Beck, PhD

Sociologist, author, and life coach

Jim Kwik

Jim Kwik

Author and CEO of Kwik Learning

Session 2
Groundbreaking Public Figures

Our culture likes to look at aging through the lens of outward appearance, but Anne Lamott and Norma Kamali have come to view aging as an inside job. Here, they discuss how they have built lives of deep fulfillment, drawing upon wisdom and self-knowledge; how the realities of their age differ from the expectations of their youth; and their desire to live in full wakefulness at every moment.

Norma Kamali

Norma Kamali

Fashion designer and author of I Am Invincible

Anne Lamott

Anne Lamott

Bestselling author and essayist

Day 4
Day 4
Day 4

Thursday, October 27

The Science & Secrets of Super-Agers

Session 1
Groundbreaking Experts

We all want to live our longest, healthiest, and most productive life possible. The question is, how much of the aging process can we control? Maria speaks with super-ager Lottie Tartell and octogenarian neurosurgeon Dr. Joseph Maroon about the secrets behind their longevity, and Dr. David Sinclair shares new scientific concepts that may give us all the power to be super-agers.

David A. Sinclair, PhD, AO

David A. Sinclair, PhD, AO

Professor of genetics, Harvard Medical School

Joseph C. Maroon, MD

Joseph C. Maroon, MD

Neurosurgeon, author, and triathlete

Lottie Tartell

Lottie Tartell

Participant in the Longevity Genes Project

Session 2
Groundbreaking Public Figure

William Shatner has had one of Hollywood’s most legendary and multifaceted careers. Yet, at age 90, Shatner believes he still has much more to experience. He speaks with Maria Shriver about what he’s learned, what he’d still like to do, why he believes saying “yes” is critically important to staying alive, and why “everything is an adventure”—no matter how old we are.

William Shatner

William Shatner

Legendary actor and space tourist

Day 5
Day 5
Day 5

Friday, October 28

Embracing an Engaged Lifestyle of Diet, Sleep, Movement & Purpose

Session 1
Groundbreaking Experts

Much of the conversation around aging has to do with increasing lifespan, but according to Dr. Frank Lipman, what we should really be focused on is increasing our “healthspan.” He joins Maria Shriver to discuss practical tips for achieving this, while Dr. Wendy Suzuki offers a look into anxiety and aging—and how we can harness this emotion into a superpower as we age.

Frank Lipman, MD

Frank Lipman, MD

Integrative doctor and author

Wendy Suzuki, PhD

Wendy Suzuki, PhD

Professor of neural science, NYU

Session 2
Groundbreaking Public Figure

Through his many artistic and spiritual endeavors, actor Rob Lowe has passionately built a life of his own creation. In this one-on-one with Maria, Rob opens up about his journey with aging and the many ways aging affects men in particular. They also discuss the challenges of staying relevant in a youth-focused culture, and why aging is an opportunity to grow into the people we want to be.

Rob Lowe

Rob Lowe

Actor and bestselling author

Session 3
Groundbreaking Public Figures

Join Beverly Johnson and María Elena Salinas for an empowering conversation about purpose, reinvention, and aging on your own terms. As two women who have repeatedly broken barriers and defied expectations put in place by society, they share some of the lessons they’ve learned about taking risks, filling the soul with meaningful work, and choosing a path of growth.

Beverly Johnson

Beverly Johnson

Trailblazing supermodel, author, and entrepreneur

María Elena Salinas

María Elena Salinas

Independent journalist, longtime Univision anchor

Day 6
Day 6
Day 6

Saturday, October 29

The Secrets to Staying Strong, Successful, and Bold at Any Age

Session 1
Groundbreaking Experts

Today we cover some critical health information, including how much of an impact stress has on our aging and the importance of “looking under our metabolic hood.” We also talk about the necessities of financial health and how to ensure we’re adequately prepared and positioned for what our golden years bring.

Kara Fitzgerald, ND IFMCP

Kara Fitzgerald, ND

DNA researcher, expert in nutritional biochemistry, and author of Younger You

Sharon Epperson

Sharon Epperson

CNBC senior personal finance correspondent, author, and health advocate

Session 2
Groundbreaking Public Figure

Martha and Maria discuss her extraordinary accomplishments and ever-curious mindset, and her important contribution to the field of aging wellness with the Martha Stewart Center for Living at Mount Sinai in New York. And you’ll see why, at age 81, she has no intentions of slowing down!

Martha Stewart

Martha Stewart

Lifestyle media icon, entrepreneur, bestselling author, and Emmy® Award winner

Day 7
Day 7
Day 7

Sunday, October 30

Power of Perspective—Tools and Takeaways to Live Long and Carry On

Session 1
Groundbreaking Experts

Prepare to have your mindset about aging radically shifted by Maria’s powerful conversation with Arthur Brooks and Becca Levy. Together, they take on the misleading and harmful myths—and societal stigmas—that hold us back from living a fully engaged life as we age.

Arthur Brooks

Arthur C. Brooks

#1 New York Times bestselling author, The Atlantic columnist, and Harvard professor

Becca Levy, PhD

Becca Levy, PhD

Leading aging researcher and expert on the psychosocial impacts of ageism

Session 2
Groundbreaking Public Figure

Tune in to Maria’s spirited conversation with former model and anti-ageism firebrand Paulina Porizkova. They discuss what it means to embrace aging in a culture that shuns it, and how our very best years are the ones when we finally discover our deeper wisdom and purpose.

Paulina Porizkova

Paulina Porizkova

Author of No Filter: The Good, the Bad, and the Beautiful, model, and actress

Closing Reading

As an inspiring send-off to the summit, join Eugenia Zukerman—a writer, flutist, and former television correspondent who is currently living with Alzheimer’s Disease—for a reading from her new book of poetry, Like Falling Through a Cloud: A Lyrical Memoir of Coping with Forgetfulness, Confusion, and a Dreaded Diagnosis. In spite of her cognitive decline, Eugenia has chosen to remain creatively engaged with life, and is spreading a message of positivity and hope to others facing the challenge of Alzheimer’s Disease.

Eugenia Zukerman

Eugenia Zukerman

Internationally renowned flutist, writer, and journalist

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