From climate change to care – how the environment impacts older people

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8:45 am - 3:30 pm

Australian Unity Federation Room

Event Notes

The quality of the environment in which an older person lives has significant bearing on their health and well-being. Our 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.

Opening address:

Opening address by Hon Ken Wyatt, Minister for Aged Care and Minister for Indigenous Health.

Keynote speakers:

Dr Helen Barrie who will be talking about “Growing old in a changing climate: challenges for the Asia-Oceania region”

Professor Charles Guest, Chief Health Officer for the State of Victoria who will be talking about “Heatwaves, climate and the weather and how this impacts on older people”


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