Older Adult Mental Health Awareness Week
International Psychogeriatric Association

Older Adult Mental Health Awareness Week
1-10 October 2021

3 October

Welcome to Day 3 of Older Adult Mental Health Awareness Week!

Don't miss the LIVE movie screening presented by the World Health Organization (WHO): "Duty Free"
And Register here to get your free ticket

Today's theme is Ageism and we are pleased to share the following message of supports from both Alana Officer, WHO and IPA Board member and Board Chair of ILC-Canada, Dr Kiran Rabheru:

Alana Officer- Dr Kiran Rabheru-


Special Issue: American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry - Combating Ageism, Mentalism and Ableism
Guest Edited by IPA Board Member, Dr Kiran Rabheru, MD, CCFP, FRCP, DABPN (Canada), this new issue includes a call-for-action to "accelerate and build momentum to transform the current global narrative of negativity bias and allow every older person to fully enjoy their life."
This issue is openly available at: www.ajgponline.org

ILC Canada: Thematic Report on Ageism – United Nations Independent Expert on the Enjoyment of Human Rights by Older Persons


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