Past Events

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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  • Registrations are closed

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