Date

Wed Mar 02 2022
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Aging in Place: Multidisciplinary perspectives on growing older at home

Aging brings many physical, psychological and social changes that result in dynamic and complex changes.
To age in place is the ability to live with adaptability and resilience to maintain functional independence. Considering Canada’s aging population, efforts to support older women and men to age in place is even more pressing today.
Join this Café Scientifique to listen to multidisciplinary perspectives about growing older at home, express your viewpoints, and ask questions to aging experts.
PANEL
Dr. Jennifer Boger, PhD, Adjunct Professor, Department of Systems Design Engineering, University of Waterloo; Investigator, Aging in Place Research Cluster, UBC Okanagan campus
Ms. Phuong ‘Lisa’ Ha, PhD Student, Sensorimotor Physiology and Integrative Neuromechanics Lab, School of Health and Exercise Science; Trainee, Aging in Place Research Cluster, UBC Okanagan campus
Ms. Tiana Broen, MSc Student, Health and Adult Development Lab, Department of Psychology, UBC Vancouver campus; Trainee, Aging in Place Research Cluster, UBC Okanagan campus
Dr. Janet Evans, MD, CGB Medical, Kelowna; Member, Advisory Committee, Aging in Place Research Cluster, UBC Okanagan campus
MODERATOR
Dr. Brodie Sakakibara, Assistant Professor, Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy;  Investigator, Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention and Management, Faculty of Medicine, UBC; Investigator, Aging in Place Research Cluster, UBC Okanagan campus

This event is co-hosted with the Aging in Place Research Cluster, UBC Okanagan campus, and Interior Health.