Ageing, Health & Environment: Partnerships For Excellence

To mark 'European Year for Active Ageing and Solidarity between Generations (2012)', Dundalk Institute of Technology (DkIT) is hosting a conference entitled 'Ageing, Health & Environment: Partnerships for Excellence' on the 2nd May. This conference aims to demonstrate the key role which DkIT plays in Ageing research and education through its partnerships with a wide range of relevant stakeholders.

The Netwell and Casala Research Centres at DkIT have established links with a global network of stakeholders, placing them at the forefront of understanding of ageing and age-friendliness. The event also aims to broaden the discourse into a wider life-course perspective - and to highlight the synergies between child service approaches and age-friendly alliance approaches under a more universal framework of inclusive and active citizenship. The M.Sc. in Ageing, Health & Environment is an innovative interdisciplinary programme which focuses on the current and developing integrated care models for older persons will be officially launched by the Department of Nursing, Midwifery & Health Studies and the older person perspective shall be provided by talks from Age Platform Europe and the Louth Older Peoples Forum.

Date: Wednesday 2nd May 2012

Venue: Dundalk Institute of Technology

Who should attend?

Anyone with an interest in older people services to include older people organisations, health care professionals, local councils and those in involved in education or research in the field.

There is no fee for this conference but places are limited so please register as soon as possible to ensure your place.

To register:

Please e-mail elaine.mcgarrell@dkit.ie with your name, title and organisation.

Further Information:

Dr. Edel Healy, Head of School of Health & Science: edel.healy@dkit.ie

Please click here to download a programme with more information.