Next conference of professor Proulx :

The Council of Aging of Ottawa in his Annual Spring Luncheon Wednesday April 29, 2015 presents : ”Longevity and its seven sins”

Poster and register form :

Bilingual Spring Luncheon Registration Forms 2015

2015 Spring Luncheon Poster-Eng

 

World report on ageing and health from World Health Organization

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Publication details

Number of pages: 260
Publication date: 2015
Languages: Full report in English, Spanish. Executive summaries in Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish
ISBN: 978 92 4 156504 2

Downloads :  http://www.who.int/ageing/publications/world-report-2015/en/

Overview

Comprehensive public health action on population ageing is urgently needed. This will require fundamental shifts, not just in the things we do, but in how we think about ageing itself. The World report on ageing and health outlines a framework for action to foster Healthy Ageing built around the new concept of functional ability. Making these investments will have valuable social and economic returns, both in terms of health and wellbeing of older people and in enabling their on-going participation in society.