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

  • Healthy Ageing in Children and teenagers
  • Retirement
  • Ageing Workforce
  • Ageing Communities
  • Health and legislative policies
  • Environment and accessibility
  • Lifestyle Homes and Retirement Villages
  • Recreation
  • Loneliness And Staying Connected
  • Family and cultural issues
  • Inequalities in health
  • Caregiving
  • Legal
  • Proposed Subtopics

    Active ageing
  • Physical activity for living long and living well
  • Creativity and ageing well
  • Enhancing volunteerism in ageing societies
  • Promoting healthy ageing for our youth : "children of today , the seniors of tomorrow"
  • Stress, obesity, addiction, suicide, teenage pregnancies, sexuality, violence, social media and its influence
  • Retirement
  • Planning ahead for retirement
  • Ageing alone in the Third age
  • Social security
  • Social security and the impact of ageing societies: global perspectives on the economics of ageing
  • Financial security in old age
  • Ageing Workforce
  • Ageing workforce - implications, needs, challenges. Best approaches and practices
  • Redefining retirement - preparing for retirement , workplace initiatives in retirement planning
  • Retention strategies : an exploration of working into older age
  • Productive ageing : defining productive ageing, policy and practice
  • Programs and policy implications for older workers in labour market
  • Health, safety and the ergonomics of ageing in workplaces
  • Ageing Communities
  • Lessons learnt from longest living individuals
  • Preparing for a healthy ageing population
  • Elder ready communities- Affordable housing, beyond 2012
  • Exercise facilities for elderly
  • Community programs for connecting and engaging elders
  • Care, Connectedness and Support for elders
  • The problem of elder abuse, isolation and neglect
  • Prevention of abuse and neglect
  • Social engagement in mid-life and late-life - the role in healthy ageing
  • Friendships and longevity
  • Focus on gender - ageing
  • Women, ageing and health - a framework for action
  • Ageing and social policies
  • Social policies in ageing societies - lessons and challenges
  • The emerging issues of population ageing and policy interventions in developing countries
  • Environment and accessibility
  • Ageing and nature - the equilibrium and impact of 7 billion humans on earth
  • The ageing forces of pollution
  • Ageing, transportation and mobility
  • Age-friendly environments - accessibility, usability and safety in urban environments
  • Designing roadways for ageing drivers and pedestrians
  • Walkable neighbourhoods for seniors and disabled
  • Aged care facilities: retirement living, aged care homes, home care services
  • Management of lifestyle issues in aged care facilities
  • Active ageing of the elderly in residential long term care institutions,
  • Intergenerational solidarity: building bridges across ages
  • ABCs of Grandparenting
  • Changing of Intergenerational Relationships
  • Expectations, intergenerational obligations and constraints,
  • Restoring the environment of respect for older people,
  • The challenge of preserving heritage in a modern society
  • Caregiving
  • In sickness and in health : caring for a sick spouse
  • Caring for ageing parents
  • Healthy ageing for caregivers
  • Caregiver-oriented discharge planning
  • Empowering caregivers: navigating the journey of caregiving
  • Legal
  • Life Choices - The importance of patient autonomy at the end of life
  • Advance Medical Directive
  • Asset Management and Care giving
  • Understanding Your Health Choices Before a Crisis
  • The Big 3s - Informed consent, mental capacity and quality of life
  • The ageing driver

  • * 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