Melbourne Ageing Research Collaboration (MARC)

Melbourne Ageing Research Collaboration

The Melbourne Ageing Research Collaboration (MARC) is a unique collaboration of health, research, aged care and advocacy organisations working together to improve the lives of older people.

Our vision is that older people received the best possible care and support through services, programs and policies which support health and optimal quality of life.

MARC partners logos

Community-Based Mental Health Care Forum

Thursday 21st October 12:30pm-2:30pm AEDT

Venue: Online

The Melbourne Ageing Research Collaboration (MARC) invites you to a Community-based Mental Health Care Forum which will provide the opportunity to build on your knowledge of research on community based programs to improve the mental health and wellbeing of older people. In addition, the forum will help set the MARC research agenda for our next MARC project. You may like to be involved in generating ideas and designing this new initiative.

12:30-12:35 Welcome
Dr Kirsten Moore, MARC Senior Research Fellow
12:35-1:05 Healthy Ageing Service Response
Eastern Health & St Vincent's Hospital Melbourne
Dr Terence Chong, Tanya Cottrell, Dr Paul Sadler
1:05-1:25 Capturing Grief through Surveys, Interviews and Poetry
First MARC project under the Mental Health Theme
National Ageing Research Institute
Dr Katrin Gerber
1:25-1:30 Short break
1:30-1:50 Supporting Socially Isolated Older Adults
Merri Health
Christina Micallef

Social prescribing for online social connection in older adults - key learnings from the OP-ALMA project
Turning Point
Dr Shalini Arunogiri


Next steps and close

Please note this event is limited to employees of MARC partner organisations & Community Advisory Group members

Booking for this event has now closed.