Healthy Aging: Conversations that Matter (in Hong Kong)
Want a preview of what your future may look like? How are your aging parents or grandparents living their elder years? Will you age the same way? While aging is inevitable for us all, there are steps we can take to help our loved ones, and ourselves, lead longer, healthier, and more independent lives. Hear from UBC Faculty of Medicine Executive Associate Dean Roger Wong and Professor Janice Eng, as well as UBC alumni and friends in Hong Kong, as they have an important conversation about healthy aging. Learn about new technologies that can make homes safer, as well as simple solutions for improving socialization and combating loneliness in seniors.
Host - Ignatius K.K. (Iggy) Chong, BCom’82, CFA - Member, alumni UBC Advisory Council; Chair, Hong Kong alumni UBC Leadership Council
Speaker - Janice Eng - Professor and Canada Research Chair, Department of Physical Therapy, UBC; Director, Rehabilitation Research Program, Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute
Speaker - Roger Wong - Executive Associate Dean (Education), Faculty of Medicine, UBC; Clinical Professor, Division of Geriatric Medicine, UBC
Recorded June 19, 2018, at Club Lusitano in Hong Kong.