Shell Point presents INSIGHTS speakers symposium


Shell Point presents INSIGHTS speakers symposium

FORT MYERS, Fla. (Feb. 14, 2024) – Shell Point’s Academy of Lifelong Learning presents the INSIGHTS Speakers Symposium on Friday, March 1 at Tribby Arts Center, where a trio of dynamic speakers will share enlightening perspectives on topics ranging from history, to psychology, to music.

The Mind of Abraham Lincoln at 9 a.m. with Lou Masur, a Distinguished Professor of American Studies and History at Rutgers University and an elected member of the American Antiquarian Society, the Massachusetts Historical Society, and the Society of American Historians.

The Power of Mindset: How it Can Affect your Health, Aging, and Happiness at 10 a.m. with Catherine Sanderson, Chair of the Psychology Department at Amherst College and author of several articles and books, including “Why We Act: Turing Bystanders into Moral Rebels.”

Memorable Musicals That Changed Broadway at 1 p.m. with Sean Hartley, Director of the Theater Wing at the Kaufman Music Center in New York.

INSIGHTS lectures are $30 each, or $60 for all three. A selection of the area’s favorite food trucks will also be on site to purchase lunch. To purchase lecture tickets, visit or call the Tribby Box Office at 239-415-5667.


About Shell Point

Located along Southwest Florida’s Caloosahatchee River and minutes from Sanibel and Captiva Islands is Shell Point Retirement Community. Home to 2,500 residents, Shell Point is the country’s largest, not-for-profit, single site continuing care retirement community (CCRC), offering independent and assisted living, memory care, and skilled nursing services. Shell Point provides residents exceptional care with a world-class health center, activities, and resort amenities, including championship golf, a marina, art and fitness centers, restaurants, pickleball courts, gardening spaces, a dog park, and miles of bike paths and waterfront trails. Learn why Ideal Living lists Shell Point among the “100 Best Places to Live” by visiting”

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