Older Adult Mental Health Awareness Week
International Psychogeriatric Association

Older Adult Mental Health Awareness Week
1-10 October 2021

1 October

Welcome to the launch of Older Adult Mental Health Awareness Week!
Starting 1 October, through Sunday, 10 October, we'll be introducing new videos, messages, programs, presentations and more. Be sure to scroll down the page to see today's full list.

Special Welcome Message from IPA's Dr Maria Lapid:

And check out these additional links as we join together in raising awareness for the United Nations' International Day of Older Persons (UNIDOP21):

  • Press release from IPA in support of UNIDOP21
  • UNIDOP21 - Theme: Digital Equity for All Ages
    • Live program schedule:
      • 7:30-8:30 EDT (13:30 CET) Hosted by NGO Committee on Ageing - Geneva,
      • 8:45-9:45 EDT (14:45-15:45 CET) Hosted by NGO Committee on Ageing - Vienna,
      • 10:00-12:00 EDT (16:00-18:00 CET) Hosted by NGO Committee on Ageing - New York

Digital inequalities in dementia: Ageing Scientist Podcast
IPA member Dr Clarissa Giebel (United Kingdom) talks digital inequalities in dementia and ageing with Dr Catherine Talbot, Lecturer at Bournemouth University.