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Sridhar Krishnamurti, a professor of audiology in the Department of Communication Disorders and a College of Liberal Arts Engaged Scholar, will discuss his experience in developing outreach initiatives with aging adults as part of the College of Liberal Arts Engaged Scholars Lunch-n-Learn series on Monday, Nov. 3, at 11:45 a.m. in 310 Tichenor Hall. Krishnamurti and his audiology students, in partnership with Arbor Springs Health and Rehabilitation Center in Opelika, have been actively engaged in educational and research initiatives relating to communication problems in older individuals with cognitive decline and hearing loss. The aging population in America is expected to double by 2050 and Alzheimer’s dementia is the most common form of dementia associated with memory, thinking and communication problems. The program is sponsored by the College of Liberal Art’s Community and Civic Engagement Initiative and is open to all students, faculty staff and community members. Participants are encouraged to bring their lunch. Drinks and dessert will be provided. For more information, contact Mark Wilson at or (334) 844-6198.