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Active Ageing Conference

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Park Regis Birmingham

160 Broad Street

Birmingham

B15 1DT

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Come and be inspired by our amazing line-up of speakers who will educate and entertain you. By the end of the day you will leave with a wealth of knowledge and motivation to apply all you learn to help older people enjoy active, healthier, happier lives.

Dr Zoe Wyrko – as seen on Channel 4’s ‘Old People’s Home for 4 Year Olds’Dr Zoe Wyrko is a Consultant Geriatrician and Associate Medical Director at University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust. Zoe brings to light the amazing health and wellbeing benefits of an intergenerational approach and will share the findings from the second series of “Old People's Home for 4 Year Olds.” Could this transform Britain’s Care industry and how can we apply this to improve the health and happiness of older people?

Professor Janet Lord as seen on BBC One’s ‘How to Stay Young’“We don’t believe ill-health is an inevitable part of growing old”, is the mantra of Janet Lord, Director of the MSC Arthritis Research UK Centre for Musculoskeletal Ageing Research and Professor of Immune Cell Biology at the University of Birmingham.Janet has inspired thousands of academics, students and older people world-wide by taking complex subjects and making them relevant and easy to understand. Professor Lord will explain why our immune system deteriorates as we age making us more susceptible to infections and what we can do to improve our healthspan.

Dr Tracey DevonportReader in Applied Sport and Exercise Psychology, Dr Tracey Devonport (author and Reader in Applied Sport and Exercise Psychology, University of Wolverhampton) has over 20 years of research and applied experience in exercise contexts. Her work has largely focused on helping people to achieve their goals. In her talk, ‘Move it or Lose it: A Question of Coping?’, she explores the role of coping in helping older adults to start, and then maintain exercising.Refreshments and lunch are included.

The conference will be held on Friday 14th September at the Park Regis Hotel in Birmingham, see full address below. The conference will begin at 10am (registration from 9:30) and finish at 4:30pm.

Park Regis Hotel Birmingham

160 Broad Street

Birmingham

B15 1DT

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