The 11th APRU Aging Population Virtual Conference encouraged research on a number of broad themes that not only survived with diminished functions related to aging but new ways to help the elderly develop and overcome limitations and were associated with transitions that changed the view of aging from “survive” to “develop”.
Hosted by the Faculty of Public Health, University of Indonesia, the theme of this year’s conference was Challenges and Resilience Related to Aging: Surviving and Thriving toward Successful Aging. The two-day event covered a board range of aging topics from dementia, mental health, long-term care to COVID-19. Over 260 people have attended the conference each day.
The Conference aimed
The Three Best Posters went to
Mohammad Ammar Alwandi (1st place), Central Bureau of Statistics, Indonesia
Title: Second Demographic Dividend: The Opportunity for The Provinces of Java Island (poster)
Hannah Palejo (2nd place), University of The Philippines
Title: Physical Activity, Fall Risk and Depression among Filipino Older Persons (poster)
Edwin Nugroho Njoto (3rd place), Udayana University
Title: Low Subcutaneous Fat as A Risk Factor for Sarcopenia Among Elderly Women in Bali (poster)
The Three Best Oral Presentations went to
Aiko Kikkawa Takenaka (1st place), Asian Development Bank, Manila
Title: The Pattern of Labor Force Participation and Retirement of Older Persons: Review of Evidence from Advanced Economies and the Implications to Developing Asia.
Desy Nuri Fajarningtyas (2nd place), National Population and Family Planning Agency, Indonesia
Title: Empowering the Elderly: Implementation of Economic Function.
Suey Yeung (3rd place),The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Title: Certain dietary patterns are associated with GLIM criteria among Chinese community-dwelling older adults: A cross-sectional analysis.
The inaugural video competition on ‘Impact of pandemic Covid-19 on aging communities’ was held along with the APRU Population Aging Conference.
The top three winning teams are
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