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)
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
Opening address: Phillip Herreen, Senior Australian of the Year, 2007
Ngaire 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.
Josephine 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.
Dr 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.
Find out more about Centre developments in our Autumn 2015 newsletter.
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