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3rd International Conference on Ageing in a Foreign Land

Flinders University, Adelaide * | Adelaide, AUSTRALIA
From 175 to 345 AUD
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Title: 3rd International Conference on Ageing in a Foreign Land
Specialty: , Psychiatry
Dates: From Jun, 24, 2015 to Jun, 26, 2015
Location: Adelaide, AUSTRALIA
Type: Conference
Registration Cost: From 175 to 345 AUD
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Ageing in a Foreign Land will address the needs of the migrant diaspora with regard to ageing and health, service provision, language and cultural identity, issues of Greek and other Culturally and Linguistically Diverse communities in Australia and overseas.  
We welcome attendance and participation from academics, researchers, practitioners, policy makers, service providers and aged care workers. It is an unique opportunity for institutions and individuals to be part of a very exciting event, extend their learning, share their experiences with others, promote their activities and create a dynamic and vibrant network to further advance their knowledge and careers.

The motto of our conference is: "Real people with real experiences".

A defined program will be dedicated to presentations on Ageing, we are particularly (but not exclusively) seeking papers and posters on:

Mental health wellbeing and 
lifelong education in 
the community
Being alert and checking
the facts: Anti-ageing 
rhetoric/industry and 
ageing realities
Enabling social Connectedness:
Connect, be active, keep
learning, take notice, give
back to the communities
Community oriented 
linguistic and cultural 
resposive programs/ activities. 
Positive ageing and 
culturally appropriate care 
Cutting edge: Who is 
making critical decisions about 
medical and transitional options
for people from CALD backgrounds?
Families and ageing 
migrants: intergenerational 
relationships and care in 
the community 
Focus point: Experiences 
of ageing among the Hellenic 
and other Diasporas 
Impact on CALD aged 
care in regard to the 
transfer of responsibility 
and changes in policy settings 
Is someone out there to tell 
me what to do? Barriers and 
access to services 
for ageing 
New challenges for CALD 
people?  Consumer 
directed care 
"Old" Stories: I can hear 
your voice because the 
children are listening 
Supporting professional 
staff: challenges, positive 
experiences and leadership 
Tangible realities: 
Demographics, Transport
and Housing 
The Law is on your side: 
Human rights and issues 
of abuse 
Work together: Education, 
training and re-training. 
Interdisciplinary engagement 
and research on migrant ageing 

Further information


 Mr Joseph Caputo OAM JP

Chair, Federation of Ethnic Communities' Council of Australia (FECCA)
Mr Joseph Caputo OAM JP Biography.pdf (PDF 33KB)


Dr Briony Dow

President of the Australian Association of Gerontology and Director of Health Promotion at the National Ageing Research Institute (NARI).
Dr Briony Dow - Biography.pdf (PDF 140KB)

Professor Graeme Hugo AO

Graeme HUGO is ARC Australian Professorial Fellow, Professor of the Discipline of Geography, Environment and Population and Director of the Australian Population and Migration Research Centre at the University of Adelaide. 
Prof Graham Hugo AO - Biography.pdf (PDF 137KB)

Dr Alexander Kalache

President of the International Longevity Centre Brazil
Prof Alexandre Kalache Biography 2014.pdf (PDF 124KB)

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Please submit an paper (up to 200 words) using the on-line Abstract form. We are expecting papers not ONLY from academics and researchers but ALSO from practitioners, policy makers and aged care providers. The motto of our conference is: "Real people with real experiences".

All papers should be received by 5 December 2014, however early submissions are encouraged as the number of presentations is limited.

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