Healthy Ageing Event

Healthy Ageing and the Industrial Strategy: Kent and Medway

Kent Innovation and Enterprise will be hosting an event focusing on the research, products and services being developed to promote healthy ageing in an ageing society at the University of Kent Canterbury campus on Thursday 17th October, from 9.30am – 3pm. Join us for an insight into the research, products and services that are being developed to promote healthy ageing.

The number of people over 75 in the UK today is one in 12. By 2040, it will rise to one in 7. We’re also living for longer and a third of children born now are expected to live to 100. This presents a challenge to health services, but it is also an opportunity for businesses and researchers who can help people to stay active and productive as they age.

If you are a business or academic working in this field, this event will give you the chance to learn more about the various funding streams available and the opportunity to network with like-minded people, opening up the possibilities of future discussion and collaboration. 

With speakers from across Kent and Medway this event will discuss innovations, case studies and opportunities for businesses to engage in this key issue. Particular focus will be on the following 7 themes of Healthy Ageing:

1.    Sustaining physical activity

2.    Designing for age-friendly homes  

3.    Maintaining health at work

4.    Managing common complaints of ageing

5.    Creating healthy and active places 

6.    Care support for people with cognitive impairment  

7.    Reducing social isolation

For more information and to register your place, please click here.