NARI Annual Seminar 2017

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The National Ageing Research Institute will hold its annual seminar with a theme “From climate change to care -how the environment impacts older people” on Friday 13 October 2017 in South Melbourne.

The quality of the environment in which an older person lives has significant bearing on their health and well-being. This Annual Seminar will explore the impact of the environment on older people, with experts on older people and climate change, heatwaves and the weather through to neighbourhood design, dementia care, hospital and residential care design.

Keynote speakers:

  • Dr Helen Barrie,  “Growing old in a changing climate: challenges for the Asia-Oceania region”
  • Professor Charles Guest, “Heatwaves, climate and the weather and how this impacts on older people”

Sessions include:

  • Climate
  • Neighbourhood
  • Housing and care setting design

Program details are available here: NARI Annual Seminar 2017