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  • At the Crossroads: Preparing for an Ageing Population

    Jointly organised by Age NI and the ARK Ageing Programme, this conference brought together leading experts on ageing and explored how policy makers and service providers in Northern Ireland can best prepare for demographic change. The conference took place on Wednesday 27th August, 2014 in Riddel Hall, Queen’s University.

    Academics and practitioners presented their analyses and recommendations on key issues including dementia, housing, employment, building an age-friendly Northern Ireland, effective consultation processes, and engaging with hard to reach groups.

    Presentations by the Keynote speakers

     

    From left: Sarah Lawrence, Gillian Robinson, Gemma Carney, Paula Devine and Elizabeth Martin

    The ARK Ageing Programme team at the conference, from left: Sarah Lawrence, Gillian Robinson, Gemma Carney, Paula Devine and Elizabeth Martin