Ageing Well Series
In the 'Ageing Well' seminar series, we will explore ageing and discuss approaches which may enable our patients to live longer and healthier lives.
Starting with theories of ageing, continuing with biomedical and psychosocial aspects of ageing, we will discuss:
In addition, we will discuss the use of geriatric assessments and measurements of postural stability with a view to prevent falls. We will also explore the pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of an elderly person, living with /or without comorbidities, as it hugely impacts falls in older age.
In this series, we will be adopting a positive view to ageing, exploring ways in which we can treat our patients and prepare them for effective self-management.