Cafe Scientifique

Organizer

Institute for Healthy Living & Chronic Disease Prevention
Phone
250-807-8072
Email
jacquetta.benard@ubc.ca

Location

Laurel Packing House
1304 Ellis Street,
Kelowna BC
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Date

Mar 08 2018

Time

05:00 PM - 07:00 PM

Cost

FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC - Everyone is welcome

Sleepless nights? The science behind better sleep for healthy aging

The Institute for Healthy Living and Chronic Disease Prevention
and Interior Health present a
CAFE SCIENTIFIQUE

EXPERTS
Dr. Wayne Lai
, Clinical Assistant Professor, Faculty of Medicine, UBC Vancouver;
Director, KGH Sleep Lab, Kelowna
Dr. Teresa Liu-Ambrose, Professor, Department of Physical Therapy, Faculty of Medicine, UBC Vancouver;
Canada Research Chair , Physical Activity, Mobility, and Cognitive Health
Dr. Glen Foster, Assistant Professor, School of Health and Exercise Sciences, Faculty of Health and Social Development, UBC Okanagan
Wendy Richardson, Patient Perspective; Family Physician; CPAP User

MODERATOR
Chris Walker, Host, CBC Daybreak

ABSTRACT: About one-third of older adults report sleeping fewer hours per night than recommended for optimal physical and mental health. Do those sleepless nights have an effect on health? Hear about the latest research on the health effects of sleep and what we should be doing for a good night’s sleep.

Please join us for refreshments and a discussion about the latest approaches and research to reduce the effects of sleepless nights.

FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC – Everyone is welcome
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