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KRSS hosts talk by John Dattilo “Healthy Aging through Leisure”

As part of Therapeutic Recreation Awareness Month, KRSS will host Dr. John Dattilo, Professor of Recreation, Park, and Tourism Management (Pennsylvania State University).

On Thursday, February 22, 2018 at 2pm in HPER 243, Dr. Dattilo will present “Healthy Aging through Leisure: Lessons Learned from Research Collaboration.”

John Dattilo has authored numerous textbooks and has published extensively in the areas of leisure education and inclusion relative to the leisure participation of individuals with disabilities, older adults, and other oppressed groups.

In his latest book, Inclusive Leisure Services (4th ed.), Dr. Dattilo discusses the importance of including all people in leisure services, offering an educational model for learning about considerations and strategies to promote inclusive leisure services.