On behalf of OXFORD 50+ NETWORK I wish to thank Dr Ben Spencer, Dr Jo Brett & Dr Y Cho of Healthy Ageing Network, Oxford Brookes University, for organising and arranging for Prof Sarah Harper, Professor of Gerontology, Oxford University, to be the Older Peoples’ Day lunchtime guest speaker on Friday 1st October 2021, 12.30pm – 1.30pm.
Margaret A Simpson
Chair of OX50+
The link for booking for Friday’s talk: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/making-ourselves-and-our-communities-more-resilient-to-ageing-tickets-179768381067
Title: Making ourselves and our communities more resilient to ageing
On Older People’s Day hear from Sarah Harper how we can make ourselves and our communities more resilient to ageing.
Sarah is Clore Professor of Gerontology at the University of Oxford and the Director of the Oxford Institute of Population Ageing. She has a background in Anthropology and Population Studies holding a MA from Cambridge University and a DPhil from the University of Oxford. Her research focuses on societal change arising from population ageing, with a specific interest in healthy life expectancy, the family and intergenerational relationships. Sarah was appointed a CBE for services to Demography in 2018. Sarah served on the UK Prime Minister’s Council for Science and Technology, which advises the Prime Minister on the scientific evidence for strategic policies, and chaired the Government Review into the Future of the UK’s Ageing Population. She is Editor of the Journal of Population Ageing, Springer Nature.