PROMOTING LONGEVITY THROUGH ART

GOVERNORS’ CIRCLE EXCLUSIVE

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Event Details
Date & Time

Wednesday, November 06, 2019 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Contact

Marie-Eve Jalbert
514-340-8222 ext.22027
Email: marieeve.jalbert@jgh.mcgill.ca

Event Description

GOVERNORS' CIRCLE EXCLUSIVE CONFERENCE INVITATION

Join us on November 6, 2019 to find out how art positively influences mobility, well-being, quality of life and overall health and reduces the need for prescription medication in seniors. Dr. Olivier Beauchet and his team will be discussing their recent study, which has found that the practice of art has positive effects on the elderly, significantly improving their health and promoting longevity.

ART EXHIBITION (5:00 pm – 6:00 pm)

Meet and mingle with Dr. Beauchet's team and view some of the art that was created by senior's at the JGH's Geriatrics Department. Hors d'œuvres will be served and we have a few surprises in store!

CONFERENCE: BENEFITS OF ART IN LONGEVITY (6:00 pm – 7:00 pm)

Dr. Beauchet will share findings from his recent research and thoughts on how to promote health in old age. A question period will be held at the end of the session. Note: conference will be held in English and question period will be held in English and French.

ABOUT DR. OLIVIER BEAUCHET

Dr Olivier Beauchet, MD, PhD, is a Geriatrician in the Division of Geriatrics of the Jewish General Hospital. He is also Professor at McGill University, a Dr. Joseph Kaufmann Chair in Geriatric Medicine and the Director of the RUIS McGill Centre of Excellence on Longevity. He is one of the world's leading experts on gait and balance disorders, and their relationship with cognitive decline among seniors. For the last 10 years, he has been dedicated to improving elder care and promoting health prevention through innovative interventions.

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For more information regarding the Fall 2019 Governors' Circle conference or Governor's Circle member benefits, please contact Marie-Eve Jalbert 514-340-8222 ext 22027 or by email mjalbert@jgh.mcgill.ca.

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