Speaker: Dr Helen Barrie, University Research Fellow, Deputy Director of the Hugo Centre for Migration and Population Research, School of Social Sciences, University of Adelaide
Title: Are Older Australians ‘Lifters or Leaners’?
Chair: Danielle Taylor, THRF Mid-Career Fellow, Aged and Extended Care Services, TQEH, The University of Adelaide, Discipline of Medicine, Ground Floor, BHI, TQEH. [email protected]
Speaker Biography: Dr Helen Barrie is a Research Fellow in the School of Social Sciences and the Deputy Director of the Hugo Centre of Migration and Population Research at the University of Adelaide, where she has worked as a researcher for more than 10 years. Her work has a focus on the changing demography of Australia’s population, with particular attention to the ageing of our population and population diversity and the implications of these changes for society and local communities. Helen is also the immediate past national president of the Australian Association of Gerontology and an active member of the International Longevity Centre-Australia.