Monday, September 3, 2012

Convention on Healthy Aging in Cebu



In celebration of the Senior Citizens Month, the Golden Center of Cebu Inc. (GCCI) will be holding a two-day convention with the theme “Healthy Aging & Its Issues” on October 2 & 3, 2012 at the Grand Convention Center of Cebu. This will also serve as part of the organization’s tenth founding anniversary celebration.
 
Topics of human interest include the following: Skin Care At Sunset; Policies In Aging & Retirement; All Aboard To Gerontology; Towards A Barrier-Free Environment; Hypertension In The Elderly; Comfort Food For The Elderly; Chiropractic For You & Me; The Agony of Alzheimer’s Disease; Sleep Disorder In The Elderly: Early To Bed, Early To Rise,among others.
 
There will be two luncheon symposia topics: Day 1 will be on Regenerative Medicine: Stem Cell in Neurodegenerative Diseases & Aesthetics Application Treatment; and Day 2 will feature an Inter-cities Sharing of Best Practices n the Elderly Program from the cities of Makati, Tacloban, Davao, Talisay, Mandaue and Cebu.
 
This event will be a gathering of multisectoral associations of doctors, nurses, midwives, nutritionists, educators, and other allied medical sciences, students and members of NGOs, various civic and government agencies, etc., all working together towards the improvement of the quality of life for the special members of every Filipino community which are the aging, the aged, the elders and the elderly.
 
For inquiries, you may contact: Dr. Edwin Menguito (0917-438-5370) or Dr. David Gaviola (0917-546-4584).

Above article is a guest post by Dr. Henry Yu.