1st WORLD CONGRESS ON HEALTHY AGEING
"Evolution: Holistic Ageing in an Age of Change"
19th-22nd March 2012, Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Organised by Malaysian Healthy Ageing Society




Main Topics

  • Motivation and Optimism with Ageing
  • Depression
  • Stress
  • Mental health in ageing
  • Addiction and Substance abuse
  • The Golden Age of Sex
  • NeuroPlasticity
  • Neurological Health - stroke, Parkinson's disease, neurodegenerative disease
  • Memory and dementia
  • Healthy Sleep
  • The Dementias
  • Common sleep disorders and their treatment
  • Substance use disorders
  • Proposed Subtopics

    Memory
  • The Dementias - an increasing challenge to healthcare systems
  • Ways to decrease the risk of acquiring dementia through lifestyle, diet and medications.
  • Is memory loss always a part of aging? How much loss is considered normal?
  • Forgetfulness- Some memory problems are serious, and others are not
  • Social Buffer Against Alzheimer's?
  • Cognitive Health for an Aging Population of dementia.
  • Myths and misunderstandings about cognition and aging have important public health implications.
  • Cognitive Stimulation Technique May Prevent Decline in Healthy Elderly function
  • Healthy Sleep-Sleep and Aging
  • Help - I need to sleep. Common sleep disorders and their treatment
  • Does sleep need change as we age? How much sleep do we need?
  • Motivation
  • Tips on maintaining a good attitude as you age
  • Optimism May Help You Live Longer
  • Personality Traits That Affect Our Hormones, Health And Well Being
  • Lifelong learning: building bridges across the ages
  • Defying the stereotypes of age and illness
  • Depression
  • Why can't I feel happy? Depression - A mainstream medicine perspective
  • I just don't enjoy the things I used to. Is this part of aging?
  • Is it a midlife crisis, depression, or a hormonal issue? And what can you do about it?
  • Is depression different after age 65? What are the signs and how is it treated?
  • Stress
  • Stress interferes with health and our quality of life
  • Reactions to Stress May Affect Brain Aging Advice on Aging Successfully: An Expert Review
  • Managing work stress towards healthy living and healthy ageing
  • Stress is a precursor for many degenerative and lifestyle illnesses.
  • Managing stress leads to better quality of life.
  • Psychosocial aspects of adaptation, stress management.
  • Mental health in ageing
  • The effects of negative emotions on the different organs
  • Depression, anxiety, psychosis,
  • Links between mental health and physical health,
  • Effects of multiple stressors on cognitive and motor function, personality
  • Smoking Cessation
  • How important is it to stop smoking? Isn't the damage already done?
  • Addiction and Substance abuse
  • How much alcohol can someone safely drink, and does our tolerance change with aging?
  • Substance Use Disorders impairs healthy ageing
  • Stroke and Neurodegenerative disease
  • Stroke
  • Parkinson's disease
  • Retrain Your Brain the alternative way
  • Healthy Brain Aging? Not Only Estrogen, But Testosterone Too.
  • The Golden Age of Sex
  • Sexuality - Premature Ejaculation and Impotency
  • Your Sexuality is a Marker of Your Overall Health
  • Love, sex, and the ultimate elixir of youth
  • Female sexuality- information "underload"
  • Factors for sexual fulfilment for male and female
  • HIV
  • Biopsychosocial complications of HIV
  • NeuroPlasticity .

    * The congress organiser reserves the right to change the timing and the topics without prior notice
    * The finalised topics, speaker and timing will be uploaded on the website one (1) month before the congress