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Successful Ageing Seminars 2008 archive

UniSA’s free Successful Ageing seminar series for 2008 comprises special presentations on topical issues relevant to our more senior alumni and the community. The seminars, delivered by the UniSA academic staff and allied professionals, give access to the latest information on research on a range of health and lifestyle issues. Past seminar notes for 2008.

Friday 11 July 2008

“Finance – the big questions”
Will the sub-prime mortgage crises in the US affect you here in Australia – is there still worse to come?  Also addressed are the big questions about tax effective Wills and Trusts, generic vs tailor made Wills, and protection of assets from creditors. Two speakers will address these different areas of financial concerns for the individual.

Venue: Allan Scott Auditorium, Hawke Building, City West Campus
Time: 2.00pm - 4.00pm

Friday 3 October 2008

"Social Networks and Living Options"
The importance of social networks; only beneficial or really necessary for well-being? Do we need company to enjoy a healthier lifestyle as we age?  What about those retirement villages that seem to be springing up more than ever.  An alternative to downsizing your home?  Ready-made social networks? Learn about the benefits/options that are available.

Venue: Barbara Hanrahan Building (BH2-09) City West Campus
Time: 2.00pm - 4.00pm

Friday 5 December 2008

“The Media – accountability?”
Just how much can you believe about what you read, hear or see in the media?  How much is fact and how much is fiction and how can you tell the difference? This seminar also further explores what is new in the area of communication.

Venue: Allan Scott Auditorium, Hawke Building, City West Campus
Time: 2.00pm - 4.00pm

Other archived Successful Ageing Seminars