Policy, Research & International

2019 Glenda Powell Travelling Fellow

The Glenda Powell Travelling Fellow is selected by the Board. The selected individual presents on the AAG Hot topic for the year and visits those three divisions not visited by the Gary Andrews Fellow prior to the Conference.

The Hot Topic for 2019 is Intimacy and ageing

AAG is honoured to have Catherine Barrett as the 2019 GPTF

Dr Catherine Barrett has over 30 years working with older people as a clinician, educator, researcher and capacity builder. Catherine is the Founder and Director of Celebrate Ageing, a self-funded program challenging ageism and building respect for older people. The Celebrate Ageing Program utilises art and narrative based approaches to create social and policy change. The program includes The OPAL Institute, addressing the sexual rights of older people; The Museum of Love, exploring the importance of love in the lives of people living with dementia; and Alice’s Garage, empowering LGBTI elders and promoting healthy LGBTI ageing. 

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