The Halton Age-Friendly Network hosted an education event, with guest speaker, Dr. John Puxty, Geriatrician, Associate Professor and Chair of Geriatric Medicine Division at Queen’s University.
Dr. Puxty has a primary interest in promoting healthy ageing and effective care for seniors with a research interest in ageing, chronic disease, knowledge mobilization, and information technology.
The topic was “Age-Well – It’s Up to You” and the focus of the presentation included the following:
- Planning for ageing well, and preparing for 65 years of age plus
- Use of healthcare
- Managing chronic conditions
- Residential care settings
- Age-Friendly communities