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Manchester Institute for Collaborative Research on Ageing

MICRA Manchester Town Hall event

Events

MICRA runs a programme of seminars and events through the academic year to support ageing research.

Leading academics present their latest research alongside practitioners, looking at key themes in ageing like 'ageing, transport and mobility', 'creating age-friendly cities' and 'ageing and changing health behaviour'.

Seminars are open to all and attract audiences of up to 100 including researchers, care providers, older people, local government, NHS and the private sector.

For outputs from previous events including film footage, meeting reports, slides, and programmes see our events archive.

 

What's on

Inequalities in hearing and visual health

13:00 - 16:00 21 February 2019

You are invited to a free seminar on Inequalities in hearing and visual health, starting at 1pm with a free networking lunch. Hearing and vision difficulties are very common among older adults. Untreated hearing and vision problems lead to poor psychosocial well-being, poorer quality of life, reduced independence, social isolation, stigmatizat..

All Our Futures 2: Further thoughts on creating a healthy built environment for older people

13:00 - 16:00 21 March 2019

You are invited to a free seminar on creating a healthy built environment for older people starting at 1pm with a free networking lunch. Healthy ageing is a headline policy ambition, but are we creating built environments that will help to achieve that objective? This event will focus on the physical aspects of designing to support an ageing..

Hearing and vision support for people with dementia - Greater Manchester Symposium

12:00 - 17:00 05 April 2019

Over 90% of people with dementia (PwD) also have hearing and vision impairment. But, significant gaps in understanding of the overlaps of these conditions still remain in: (1) The detection and diagnosis of concurrent hearing and vision impairment in people with dementia; (2) Timely and appropriate interventions to improve hearing and vision i..

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Past events