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The IUGM’s conference series is back

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AvantÂge, a series of conferences organized by Montreal’s Geriatrics University Institute (IUGM), is back for its 2019-2020 season. Starting September, you’ll have the chance to hear researchers and other presenters discuss various issues related to ageing and present some of the latest ageing-related research.

Please note that all the presentations will be in French.

 

WHAT’S ON IN 2019-2020?

September 12, 2019 at 2:00 p.m.

Life at 65: living, diverging, defying and reliving! (À 65 ans : vivre, dévier, défier,
revivre!)

Moderator: Michèle Sirois
Guest speaker: Shirley Théroux
Duration: 60 minutes
Free admission

 

October 3, 2019 at 1:30 p.m.

Neuroplasticity, communication and ageing** (Neuroplasticité, communication et vieillissement**)
Speaker: Dr. Ana Inés Ansaldo
Presented in collaboration with Les Belles Soirées (Université de Montréal)
Duration: 120 minutes
Registration required: register and pay online at www.bellessoirees.umontreal.ca or by telephone at 514-343-2020

 

 

October 10, 2019 at 1:30 p.m.

Alzheimer’s disease: past and future** (La maladie d’Alzheimer : d’hier à demain**)
Speaker: Dr. Sven Joubert
Presented in collaboration with Les Belles Soirées (Université de Montréal)
Duration: 120 minutes
Registration required: register and pay online at www.bellessoirees.umontreal.ca or by telephone at 514-343-2020

 

 

November 21, 2019 at 2:00 p.m.

“What Remains of Our Loves?” Caregivers from diagnosis to institutionalization (Que reste-t-il de nos amours? Le proche aidant, du diagnostic au placement)
Speaker: Dr. Doris Clerc
Duration: 60 minutes
Free admission

 

 

January 30, 2020 at 1:30 p.m.

Alzheimer’s: a 2020 update** (Mise à jour sur la maladie d’Alzheimer en 2020**)
Speaker: Dr Fadi Massoud
Presented in collaboration with Les Belles Soirées (Université de Montréal)
Duration: 120 minutes
Registration required: register and pay online at www.bellessoirees.umontreal.ca or by telephone at 514-343-2020

 

 

April 2, 2020 at 2:00 p.m.

Do you still need this drug? Addressing deprescribing (Avez-vous encore besoin de ce médicament : aborder la déprescription)
Speaker: Dr. Cara Tannenbaum
Duration: 60 minutes
Free admission

 

 

April 9, 2020 at 2:00 p.m.

What if you were prescribed a visit to the museum?* (Et si on vous prescrivait… une visite au musée?*)
Speaker: Dr. Gonia Jarema
Conference presented in collaboration with the Observatory on Ageing & Society
Duration: 60 minutes
Free admission

 

 

April 23, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. 

The economics of ageing* (L’économie du vieillissement*)
Speakers: Pierre-Carl Michaud and Raquel Fonseca
Conference presented in collaboration with the Observatory on Ageing & Society
Duration: 60 minutes
Free admission

 

 

May 14, 2020 at 2:00 p.m.

Ageing is a life-changing experience* (Vieillir, ça change une vie!*)
Speaker: Dr. Benjamin Boller
Conference presented in collaboration with the Observatory on Ageing & Society
Duration: 60 minutes
Free admission

 

 

June 4, 2020 at 2:00 p.m.

New technologies for ageing well at home: where do we stand? (Les nouvelles technologies pour bien vieillir chez soi : où en sommes-nous?)
Speakers: Dr. Nathalie Bier and Dr. Maxime Lussier
Duration: 60 minutes
Free admission

 

 

Useful information

The AvantÂge conferences will take place at Amphithéâtre Le Groupe Maurice.

Address:
Centre de recherche de l’IUGM
4545 Queen Mary Rd., Montreal, QC H3W 1W4
Paid parking at rear
Snowdon Metro station - 51 East bus

 

 

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