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Dr. Elissa Epel and Dr. Elizabeth Blackburn: Stress, Resilience, and Healthy Aging

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Does stress really age us? Everyone experiences different levels of stress from family, friends, work, or just uncertainty in the world. And while we can’t avoid living with stress, we can learn how to embrace it and transform it.

Stress scientist Dr. Elissa Epel and Nobel Prize winner Dr. Elizabeth Blackburn will discuss the latest science on how we age and the role of stress and well-being. They will also address what we can do to improve mental health and slow aging.

Hear more on how to develop a more robust mindset and “stress better.”


Epel photo by Jeremy Montemayor; Blackburn photo by Rob Searcey.

All ticket sales are final and nonrefundable.

Tue, Jan 17 / 5:30 pm PST

The Commonwealth Club of California
United States

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Elissa Epel

Ph.D., Director of the Aging, Metabolism, and Emotion Center, University of California San Francisco; Co-author, The Telomere Effect; Author, The Stress Prescription: Seven Days to More Joy and Ease

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In Conversation with Dr. Elizabeth Blackburn

Nobel Laureate, Morris Herzstein Professor of Biology and Physiology, University of California San Francisco; Co-author, The Telomere Effect


5:30–6:30 p.m. program
(all times PST)


$5 members
$10 nonmembers
$20 members with a book
$25 nonmembers with a book