Creative Ageing Symposium

Type of post: Association news item
Status: Current
Date Posted: Wed, 6 Sep 2017

Two Day Event: Wednesday 25 October + Thursday 26 October 2017

Join leading international arts practitioners to explore how engaging with the arts can maintain and improve health and wellbeing as we age, and also support people with chronic conditions, such as dementia and Parkinson’s disease. This special symposium and workshop aims to support professional development across disciplines and occupations in creative aging that produces an innovative and robust workforce of artists, educators and advocates. For more information please contact Professor Michael Balfour m.balfour@griffith.edu.au

Presenters will include:

  • David Savill, Artistic Director, Age Exchange (London, UK)
  • Andrea Creach, Music and Creative Ageing (Chair of Music, University of Laval, Quebec)
  • Queensland Ballet
  • Queensland Conservatorium
  • Opera Queensland
  • Playful Engagement and Dementia
  • Representatives from SE Queensland aged care providers

Cost:

  • $60 attend both days (+$6 GST)
  • $40 attend one of the days (+$4 GST)

This event will cater for a maximum of 60 attendees so please register early to ensure your place. 

For more information please check out our Facebook event page and our Twitter event page

This might interest

  • Professionals working in aged care
  • Arts Practitioners 
  • Arts and Health Researchers
  • Academics
  • Students
  • General Community