Australian Capital Territory

22 Aug 19

Eating and Ageing

Join us for an evening of eating together and talking
about the impact of diet and nutrition in older age


Speakers include:

  • Dr Diane Hosking on: “What do we know about nutrition and cognition in later life?”
  • Elizabeth Low, APD on: “Who eats well? Food habits of older Australians living alone in the Australian Capital Territory”
  • Dr Richard Cumpston on: “Are malnutrition and drugs harming aged care residents?”

Followed by a general discussion with audience participation on topics such as:

  • the communication of risk in relation to diet risk factors
  • barriers to eating well
  • diet trends


The event will be held at Wollemi Ethical Store & Cafe in Braddon with plant-based finger food provided by @tanemakidesigns, including:

  • vegan sushi
  • mini pancakes with beetroot hummus, pepper soy mushrooms and dill
  • falafel with guacamole, pomegranate and coriander
  • basil pesto toast with smoky tofu bacon and capsicum
  • carrot cake
  • caramel banana tart



5:00pm – 5:30pm arrival and seating at tables
5:30pm – 6:15pm presentations
6:15pm – 7:00pm questions and discussion


Venue location details: Wollemi Ethical Store & Café, 16-18 Mort St (entry via Cooyong St), Civic/Braddon

Tickets: $20 AAG members and concession, $30 non-members, includes catered finger food

Soft drinks and barista coffee will be available for purchase

Parking: limited street parking in Civic/Braddon, otherwise the outdoor part of the Canberra Centre parking is nearby

Event Date & Time: Thursday 22nd August 5.00pm - 7.00pm

Event Location: Wollemi Ethical Store & Café - Civic/Braddon, ACT

Registrations Open: 12th Aug 19 12:00 AM

Registrations Close: 22nd Aug 19 8:00 PM

Places Available: 36

Your Investment

AAG Members $20
Non Members $30
Non Member concessions $20

Non Member concessions please use the voucher code EATCON at checkout to receive your $10 discount

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