The association between occupational complexity and cognitive impairment in late old age.

 

26th March 2013

Ms. Anna Lane

Cutting Edge Research: Adelaide's Post Graduate Research Students

 

The Australian Association of Gerontology and the Australian & New Zealand Society for Geriatric Medicine supported by the Eastern Collaborative Project and COTA hosted a seminar featuring some of Adelaide's post-graduate students. Anna presented findings from a cross-sectional study the association between occupational complexity and cognitive impairment.

 

Download Anna's powerpoint presentation (PDF 1MB) .

  

Ageing Well - A South Australian Perspective 

 

25th October 2012

Prof. Mary Luszcz

The Psychology of Healthy Ageing Symposium - Canberra

 

Prof. Mary Luszcz was invited to present a talk on Ageing Well - A South Australian Perspective at The Psychology of Healthy Ageing Symposium hosted by the Centre for Excellence in Population Ageing Research & the APS Ageing Interest Group (ACT).  

  

Download Professor Luszcz' powerpoint presentation (PDF 2MB) .

  

  

How South Australian Baby Boomers see their lives when they are 70.

 

5th October 2012

Prof. Mary Luszcz

Active Ageing in SA Communities Forum

Adelaide Town Hall

 

Prof. Mary Luszcz was an invited speaker at the Active Ageing in SA Communities Forum hosted by the Local Government Association of South Australia. She presented a talk on How South Australian Baby Boomers see their lives when they are 70 using data from the South Australian Active Ageing Research Cluster’s Baby Boomer Report.

 

Download Professor Luszcz' powerpoint presentation (PDF 426KB) .

  

Faculty of Social & Behavioural Sciences - 2012 Public Lecture Series  

Ageing Well in Adelaide: Linking psychological wellbeing with longevity.

27 March 2012
Prof. Mary Luszcz
Flinders University Victoria Square, Adelaide

The focus of Professor Luszcz’ research is to understand how wellbeing is maintained or enhanced through behavioural means, resulting in actions that culminate in successful ageing at an individual and societal level. 

Professor Luszcz is Director of the Flinders Centre for Ageing Studies and an international expert on ageing.  She leads research in the area of ageing, especially ageing in cognitive terms, longevity and psychological wellbeing.

Download Professor Luszcz' powerpoint presentation (PDF 2MB)

 

How might psychology facilitate positive ageing?

4 March 2011
Prof. Mary Luszcz
Flinders University City Campus, Flinders St, Adelaide

Prof. Mary Luszcz addressed the question "How might psychology facilitate positive ageing?" at the Research to Practice Seminar run jointly by Flinders University and Anglicare held in the Flinders University City Campus. The theme of the seminar was Positive Ageing: Can we achieve this for everyone?

Download the flyer (PDF 64KB) for further details of the event and Prof. Luszcz' PowerPoint presentation (PDF 749KB) .

 

Is Alzheimer's disease preventable?

17 February 2011
Prof. Kaarin Anstey
CSIRO Discovery Centre, Canberra

Prof. Kaarin Anstey addressed the question, "Is Alzheimer's disease preventable?" at a free public presentation at the ACT AAG February Forum. The event was supported by the CSIRO, and was held in the CSIRO Discovery Centre. Download the flyer (PDF 123KB)  for further details. A video of the presentation is available to watch below.