Maher to Give Talk on 'Successfully Aging'

Special guest speaker of the AAUW of Madison will appear at the Madison Public Library.

Catherine Maher will address the members and guests of the Madison branch of the American Association of University Women on March 5 at 8 p.m. in the Chase Room of the Madison Public Library.

Maher's is an encore program following a highly successful event last fall, when she received a standing ovation from the members. This time, Catherine will address a broader range of topics women face at various times of their lives.

As always the program follows a brief business meeting and is open to the public; no reservations are required.

Catherine is an assistant professor in the Department of Physical Therapy, School of Health and Medical Sciences at Seton Hall University in South Orange teaching in content areas of geriatrics, neuro-rehabilitation, prosthetics and special topics. She received a B.A. for Russell Sage College in Troy, N.Y., and is certificate in physical therapy from Columbia University.

Catherine received a Master of Health Science degree and Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Seton Hall University. She previously taught at University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. Catherine has 34 years of clinical experience as a physical therapist in working with neurological and orthopedic clients at rehabilitation facilities, hospitals and skilled nursing facilities, including a private practice for 13 years.

As a board certified specialist in geriatric physical therapy and certified exercise expert for aging adults from the American Physical Therapy Association, the current focus of clinical practice is within the area of older adults and women’s health and fitness. Catherine’s research interests are concentrated in the areas of postural control and balance in children, women and older adults and the scholarship of teaching and learning.

The AAUW of Madison invites everyone interested to learn more about the organization, its mission and membership to visit its website. Membership is open to all graduates who hold an associate degree or higher.


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