Writer Jane Brody, a New York Times columnist, will speak Oct. 25 at the Westport Center for Senior Activities.

The program starts at 2 p.m. in the center, 21 Imperial Ave.

Brody has written or co-authored more than a dozen books, and her award-winning column, “Well,” is published in the Science Times section of the newspaper every Tuesday and in many other newspapers around the nation.

Brody’s lecture will focus on “The Changing World of Wellness” and how diet, exercise and sociability are important factors for the aging.

Free tickets for Brody’s talk will be available — two to a person — at the center starting at 9 a.m. Oct. 5. For more information, call the center at 203-341-5099.