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 Consumers are welcome to attend.

The next seminar will cover:

Should frailty always be considered when treating older patients? Should we treat mobility as a vital sign? - Dr Olga Theou

The Healthy Ageing Approach: Implication and Implementation in Aged Care - Josephine Boylan

Wednesday 25 March, 3.30 – 5.30 pm. Please arrive at 3.20pm for a 3.30pm start.

Adelaide G-TRAC Centre
61 Silkes Rd
SA 5075
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Register for the seminar by clicking here.

* Networking and refreshments served between speakers. Please advise if you have any dietary requirements.


Rosie Bonnin, Centre CoordinatorEmail | Phone 08 8313 2144
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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 will be doing cooking demonstrations and there will be lunch and refreshments provided.

Bookings can be made by phoning the council on 8366 9222

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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 Judy McKenzie was also a finalist for the Every Generation Physical Activity Award, recognising the outstanding contribution by an individual (all ages) to encourage older people to remain physically active.

The awards are given each year as part of the Every Generation Festival in October.

Each year the Festival continues the tradition of celebrating the valuable contribution made by older South Australians to the community. During the month of October events and activities are held for South Australians of all ages to come together to celebrate the achievements of older people.

The Every Generation Festival is both an intergenerational festival and a public acknowledgment of the contribution that seniors make to our society. It is a time for older people to share their achievements with people of all ages. A highlight of the Festival is the Every Generation Festival Awards. These Awards recognize the importance of a philosophy of positive ageing, as well as acknowledging the many contributions of older individuals and organisations to our society.

G-TRAC in partnership with Campbelltown Council will host an intergenerational festival event Engaging with Ageing –A Health and Wellbeing Expo on 14 October. Find out more by clicking on the ‘G-TRAC Events’ tab on the G-TRAC News & Events page.

G-TRAC would like to thank our partners, consumers and students who have embraced the intergenerational learning opportunities.

nominees receive certificates

Dr Jeanine Teo Clinical Educator from G-TRAC with Skye Jacobi, Director of Office of the Ageing SA Health and Fitness Leader Judy McKenzie

Judy McKenzie with COTA CEO Rosetta Rosa and Dr Jeanine Teo







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Professor John Morley is the Divisional Director of Geriatrics at St Louis University which focuses on frailty, nutrition, sarcopenia, Alzheimer’s disease and delirium. He visited Adelaide G-TRAC Centre to take part in the G-TRAC Research Workshop on Thursday 7 August. He joined the G-TRAC team for lunch and a tour of the Resthaven Aged Care [...]

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The Resthaven Aged Care Campus with the Adelaide G-TRAC Centre opened their doors to the local community on Friday 20th of June 2014 for the inaugural National Aged Care Open Day. The event was opened by Professor Ian Maddocks Senior Australian of the Year 2013. He applauded the campus for their innovative work in aged [...]

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The Adelaide G-TRAC Centre has launched an exciting new video outlining the centre’s teaching and training programs. Students, consumers and staff are featured working together within a range of aged care settings. 

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Director of G-TRAC Centre, Professor Renuka Visvanathan gave her inaugural lecture this year on ‘Achieving Healthy Ageing by better addressing Nutritional Frailty’. The popular lecture covered important research being undertaken at the University of Adelaide on this vital national research priority.

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Resthaven Inc. has made available one $50,000 Research Grant to be administered through the Adelaide G-TRAC Centre. The aim of this research grant opportunity is to support a linkage or partnership grant application for research commencing in 2015. Please note that this grant is a cash commitment. Funds will be released following evidence of success [...]

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G-TRAC has celebrated a year since its official opening at an event with partners, community members and students. We have a had a an excellent start to 2014 welcoming our new students and launching our 2014 seminar series ‘Challenges of Care in an Ageing Population’. We are also pleased to announce our new G-TRAC Consumer [...]

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Date: Tuesday 20 May 2014 Time: 5:30pm (with refreshments and networking to follow) Location: Napier Lecture Theatre G04, North Terrace Campus Director of G-TRAC Centre, Professor Renuka Visvanathan will be giving her inaugural lecture this year on ‘Achieving Healthy Ageing by better addressing Nutritional Frailty’,  reviewing the important research being undertaken at the University of Adelaide on this vital national [...]

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