Past Events 1 Nov 2014 to 31 Oct 2015

21 Nov 14

Communities Around the World: What Makes Them Liveable for Older Adults?

The AAG ACT Division invites you to our forum 'Communities Around the World: What Makes Them Liveable for Older Adults?' presented by Professor Norah Keating from Canada. In this presentation, Professor Keating talks about the features of communities that make them livable for older people and the vast differences among them. Professor Keating draws on research from developed countries; contrasting this research with the poor and deteriorating living conditions of some urban dwellers in developing countries.

Key learning outcomes include:

  • Increase knowledge of community liveability from the perspective of older people who live there
  • A more critical view of the relative importance of features of home and neighbourhood environment to older persons in diverse circumstances
  • Potential to consider policy and practice across the set of features more important to quality of life of older persons

About your facilitator: Professor Norah Keating

Co-Director of Research on Aging, Policies and Practice at the University of Alberta, Professor of Gerontology, Centre for Innovative Ageing at Swansea University, directs the IAGG’s Global Social Initiative on Ageing, past chair of the North American Region of IAGG, past president of the Canadian Association on Gerontology, Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences and Gerontological Society of America.

Professor Keating's research and capacity building activities are in families, liveability, and care. She is engaged in international research on liveability of communities for older persons in Australia, Canada, and South Africa and is also involved in a programme of research on economic, health, and social costs of care in Canada and China.

Event Details

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Event Date & Time: Friday, 21 November 2014, 3:00pm - 5:00pm

Event Location: Carers ACT Head Office, 2/80 Beaurepaire Cres., Holt, ACT 2615, ACT

Registrations Open: 5th Nov 14 12:00 AM

Registrations Close: 22nd Nov 14 11:59 PM

Your Investment

AAG Members/ Carers ACT Members: Free (please enter the code 'CARERS' a checkout to receive this discount.)

Non Members: $20.00

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