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Thursday Three 2021 02 25

AAG's Weekly Update - 25th February 2021 View this email in your browser

AAG's Thursday Three

~ Q+A: Spotlight on Aged Care

~ IAGG World Pre-Congress goes online

~ AAG Policy and Practice Update - (Jan – Feb 2021)

Q+A: Spotlight on Aged Care

ABC TV’s Q+A has a Spotlight on Aged Care on Thursday February 25th at 8.30pm and subsequently on iView.

On the eve of the final report of the Royal Commission into Aged Care, Q+A asks are we failing our older citizens?

Panellists include:

~ Katie Allen, Liberal Member for Higgins

~ Clare O'Neil, Shadow Minister for Senior Australians and Aged Care Services

~ Mike Baird, CEO of Hammond Care and Former NSW Premier

~ Jane Halton, Health expert and former head of Australia’s Finance Department and

~ Joseph Ibrahim, Professor at the Department of Forensic Medicine, Monash University

There is an opportunity to submit questions for the show and if liked, the producers will contact successful submitters and turn them into a video question. Click here to the link to submit your questions


Register today - AAG Member only forums for responding to Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety final report throughout March 2021

AAG and ATSIAAG’s responses to the Royal Commission

2021 IAGG World Pre-Congress eConference

Save the date for the 2021 IAGG World Pre-Congress eConference – it runs from the 22nd to 23rd June 2021. This pre-Congress event follows the delay of the 2021 IAGG World Congress to 2022 due to Covid-19.

The digital Conference has an early bird of US$120 for delegates and US$60 for students until May 19 2021. We will keep you informed through the AAG Thursday3 of more information regarding the presenters and program, as well as when the registration opens.

The 2021 IAGG World Pre-Congress eConference is being jointly organised by the International Association of Gerontology (IAGG), the Argentine Society of Gerontology and Geriatrics (SAGG) and the Gerontological Association of Argentina (AGA) .

The 22nd IAGG World Congress will be held in Buenos Aires, Argentina from the 16-22 June 2022.

Please click here for more info relating to the 2021 IAGG World Congress eConference


International Association of Gerontology (IAGG)

2029 IAGG World Congress bid

Policy & Practice Update - Jan to Feb 2021

Members have recently been sent the monthly AAG Policy & Practice Update for Jan to Feb 2021. If you are a Member click here to access the current and past AAG Policy & Practice Updates. If you are not an AAG member, why not click here and become a member today, so that you can access the Policy and Practice Updates every month.

Save the Date

54th AAG Conference - Gold Coast, 9 - 12 November 2021
(9 November Pre-Conference Workshops)

Click on the banner below to view a video from the Conference Chair, Dr Katrina Radford

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Click here if you are interested in partnering at the 54th AAG Conference on the Gold Coast

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'Thursday Three' is AAG’s Weekly Update for members and friends of AAG. It aims to provide you with an engaging weekly snapshot of news and activities from AAG and beyond through three short 'bites'. If you missed previous editions, click here for the summaries and links .

AAG's purpose is to improve the experience of ageing through connecting research, policy and practice. Why not join in? For more information, email Michael Tan at AAG.

Australian Association of Gerontology acknowledges Traditional Owners of Country throughout Australia and recognises the continuing connection to lands, waters and communities. We pay our respect to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures, to Elders past and present, and to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples including members of the Stolen Generations. For further information see AAG’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Ageing Advisory Group (ATSIAAG)

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