The 2nd annual Arts & Wellness Symposium, geared to provide information and inspiration as we age and care for others, will be hosted Thursday, Oct. 2, at the FAIRWINDS Alumni Center.

Organizers welcome anyone in medicine, arts, education, community and caregiver agencies, and others interested in providing for the aging population.

Speakers will be Dr. Marc Agronin, medical director for mental health and clinical research at Miami Jewish Health Systems and author of “How We Age: A Doctor’s Journey into the Heart of Growing Old,” and Gay Hanna, executive director of the National Center for Creative Aging in Washington.

A reception will be held 4:30-5:15 p.m., and the symposium will be 5:30-7:30 p.m. at 2676 Gemini Blvd. North. The event is sponsored by the UCF College of Arts & Humanities and the National Center for Creative Aging.

For additional information go to or call 407-823-5891.