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CARE Collaboration of Ageing Research Excellence’s Senior Brain Day
12pm–1pm, complimentary light lunch, courtesy of CARE.
1pm–2.30pm, Going In Style. Join us for a screening of this 2017 bank heist movie starring Michael Caine, Morgan Freeman and Alan Arkin. A light-hearted look at the importance of looking after your finances for retirement! Rating M (offensive language).
Following the film, Associate Professor and Psychogeriatrician Yoram Barak will lead a discussion about the themes in the movie and the ways people can take responsibility for their own ageing. Socioeconomic factors, like financial instability, are associated with increased risk for dementia.
3pm–3.30pm, afternoon tea. Courtesy of CARE.
3.30pm–4.20pm, Taking Responsibility For Your Own Ageing. Using a successful ageing framework, Psychogeritrician Dr Gary Cheung explains how you can take responsibility for a successful and healthy future.
4.20pm–4.50pm, Otago Neuro Choir Performance by the Otago Neuro Choir and singalong led by choir leader Clare Adams.
12pm–5pm, Sunday 17 March