Find out more about Centre news and activities in our Spring 2015 newsletter

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L-R: Dr Jeanine Teo (GTRAC Academic), Assoc Prof Dr Solomon Yu (Deputy Director, Aged and Extended Care Services, TQEH), Dr Neha Mahajan (GTRAC Academic), Mr Mark Porter (Chairman of the Board, Resthaven), His Excellency the Honourable Hieu Van Le AO, Governor of South Australia, Professor Pascale Quester (Deputy Vice Chancellor- Academic, University of Adelaide), Mr Richard Hearn (CEO of Resthaven), Professor Renuka Visvanathan (Director, GTRAC and Aged and Extended Care Services, TQEH), Dr Olga Theou (Visiting Research Fellow, Dalhouise University), Ms Agathe Jadczak (PhD Candidate), Ms Lihini Wijayaratne (Visiting Medical Student, UK), Ms Rosie Bonnin (GTRAC Centre Coordinator)

L-R: Dr Jeanine Teo (G-TRAC Academic), Assoc Prof Dr Solomon Yu (Deputy Director, Aged and Extended Care Services, TQEH), Dr Neha Mahajan (G-TRAC Academic), Mr Mark Porter (Chairman of the Board, Resthaven), His Excellency the Honourable Hieu Van Le AO, Governor of South Australia, Professor Pascale Quester (Deputy Vice Chancellor- Academic, University of Adelaide), Mr Richard Hearn (CEO of Resthaven), Professor Renuka Visvanathan (Director, G-TRAC and Aged and Extended Care Services, TQEH), Dr Olga Theou (Visiting Research Fellow, Dalhouise University), Ms Agathe Jadczak (PhD Candidate), Ms Lihini Wijayaratne (Visiting Medical Student, UK), Ms Rosie Bonnin (G-TRAC Centre Coordinator)

The Governor of South Australia, His Excellency Hieu Ven Le AO recently visited G-TRAC.

G-TRAC staff and researchers presented on current initiatives. He was impressed with the passion and work of G-TRAC and saw enormous potential for developing excellence and sharing our knowledge here and overseas.

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Please join us at this exciting collaborative Healthy Ageing event

Wellness, Re-Ablement and Resilience Symposium – Living My Life My Way

The symposium is being held in collaboration with the Australian Association of Gerontology, the Seniors Information Service and the South Australian Self-Management Alliance. The symposium is also being held in conjunction with the Disability, Ageing and Lifestyle Expo.

The focus of the symposium will be on innovative ways to promote the wellness and re-ablement approach.

There will be interactive workshops, table top presentations on innovative programs and action sessions, so be prepared to join in.

When: Friday 25 September 2015, 9.30am to 5.00pm (registration from 9.00am)

Where: Goyder Pavilion Mezzanine, Adelaide Showgrounds

Registration: $25.00

Opening address: Phillip Herreen, Senior Australian of the Year, 2007

Key Presentations:

hobbinsNgaire Hobbins – Ngaire is an experienced Dietician and author of the popular book

Eat To Cheat Ageing’. She is passionate about encouraging people to relish great food and to get the most out of life.

boylanJosephine Boylan – Jo is the Director of Operations Southern Cross Care (SA & NT).

She has specialized in healthy ageing, focusing on creating ‘a setting’ for prevention, rehabilitation and health promotion.

Dhorwoodr Andrew Horwood – Andrew is a holistic GP, who has studied holistic medicine, counselling and personal spiritual growth.

He is a workshop presenter, mentor and poet.


Further Information Register here

Program Flyer

Information and Contact: admin@sasma.org.au events@seniors.asn.au

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Find out more about Centre developments in our Autumn 2015 newsletter.  

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  Please join us for to celebrate innovation and cultural diversity at this collaborative active ageing seminar event. The event will celebrate the ideals of World Cultural Diversity Day and is for all health and aged care practitioners and community members. Come prepared for to join the ACTIVE and INNOVATIVE theme. Opening by Senator the Hon Concetta Fierravanti-Wells Parliamentary Secretary […]

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Palliative and End of Life Care Approaches You are invited to the Challenges of Care in an Ageing Population: G-TRAC Healthy Ageing Seminar Series. The Centre is holding an ongoing series of seminars and workshops in on key Aged Care topics. The sessions are delivered by a range of specialists. All Health and Aged Care […]

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The Adelaide G-TRAC Centre are looking for expressions of interest for the Teaching on the Run Supervision Foundation training 1 day workshop. The Centre is funding 20 FREE places (normally training costs $300 +per person) for the “Teaching on the Run” foundation workshop training that aims to strengthen skills in facilitating, supervising and mentoring students or […]

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Healthy Ageing – Mobility and Frailty You are invited to the Challenges of Care in an Ageing Population: G-TRAC Healthy Ageing Seminar Series.The Centre is holding an ongoing series of seminars and workshops in on key Aged Care topics. The sessions are delivered by a range of specialists. All Health and Aged Care practitioners and […]

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G-TRAC in partnership with Campbelltown Council is hosting an inter generational festival event ‘Engaging with Ageing –A Health and Wellbeing Expo’ on 14 October 2014: a fun, informative day that everyone is welcome to join. The expo has an action theme and there will be activities, dancing demonstrations, information booths, entertainment and community art activities. Sprout […]

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The University Adelaide G-TRAC Centre was presented with their finalist certificate at the launch of the 2014 Intergenerational Festival at COTA SA today. G-TRAC is a finalist in the Every Generation Intergenerational Award which recognises exemplary initiatives that bring older and younger people together in partnership. We’re also pleased to announce that G-TRAC advisor and Community Fitness Leader […]

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