Exercise: Putting the brakes on aging
- Dr. Gareth Jones, Assistant Professor, School of Health and Exercise Sciences,
Faculty of Health and Social Development, UBC Okanagan
Exercise is a most potent anti-aging and disease modifying therapy, so why are we not exercising enough to reap the benefits of fitness in old age?
Exercise: Putting the BRAKES on aging – Presentation
Active Living Coalition for Older Adults – Research Update link
Global Okanagan News Story
Giving voice to older people and family caregivers:
A tablet-based tool to enhance person-centred palliative care
- Dr. Rick Sawatzky, RN
Canada Research Chair in Patient-Reported Outcomes;
School of Nursing, Trinity Western University
Learn about a new tablet-based tool that makes patient and family caregiver concerns more visible to healthcare providers so they can be effectively monitored and addressed
Estate planning essentials: What you need to know
- Terry Clement, CLU, Insurance and Financial Advisor, Interior Savings Estate Planning Inc.
- Dwayne Remple, Estate Planning Specialist, Insurance and Investment Advisor, Interior Savings Wealth Services
Sleep: The key to healthy aging
- Ronald Cridland, MD, CCFP, Diplomate, American Board of Sleep Medicine;
Kelowna Sleep Clinic
An Asset-Based Community Development approach to ‘healthful aging’ and care in rural communities
- Denise Cloutier, PhD, Associate Professor, Geography, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Victoria
- Karen Kobayashi, PhD, Associate Professor, Sociology, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Victoria
- Walter Popoff, Electoral Area H. Regional; District of Central Kootenay
Hear about how local strengths rather than deficiencies can be used to understand and develop0 local community capacity and resiliency to support healthful aging.
The curious case of age related muscle fatigue:
Keys to staying active and strong
- Dr. Brian Dalton, Assistant Professor,
School of Health and Exercise Sciences, Faculty of Health and Social Development, UBC Okanagan
Muscle fatigue is multifaceted and can influence how we perform tasks of daily living. This talk explore scientific evidence on age-related muscle fatigue, how this physiological process alters function and possible strategies to lessen the effect of muscle fatigue as we age.