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National Forum On Ageing - Enabling Independent Healthy Ageing

National Forum On Ageing - Enabling Independent Healthy Ageing

Programme

Tuesday 3 November 2009
George Hotel, Edinburgh

09:15

Registration and coffee
 

 

09:45

Welcome and overview of the day

Kirsty MacLachlan, Head of Demography, General Register Office for Scotland

10:00

Demographic scene setting

Duncan Macniven, Registrar General, General Register Office for Scotland

10:30

Wider planning for an ageing population

Graeme Dickson, Director of Primary and Community Care, The Scottish Government

11:00

Coffee
 

 

11:30

Cognitive ageing and cognitive epidemiology

Professor Ian Deary, Department of Psychology, Edinburgh University

12:00

The competitive advantage of ageing
 

Gregor Rae, BusinessLab, Aberdeen

12:30

Discussion groups
 

 

13:00

Lunch break and networking
 

 

14:00

Ageing in rural communities

Professor David Bell, Stirling University

14:30

Making the most of assistive technologies – the KT-EQUAL project

Professor Gail Mountain, Sheffield University

15:00

Panel discussion

Chaired by Professor Paul Boyle, St. Andrews University

16:00

Refreshments
 

 

16:30

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