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.

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Thirty-five participants attended the MARC Healthy Ageing Forum at Kensington Town Hall.

MARC organisations – University of Melbourne, Austin Health, Victorian Department of Health (DH)/local council, Alzheimer’s Australia, NARI, Western Health, Mercy Health together with older people, clinicians, case managers, students, researchers and policymakers attended the event.

The forum resulted in 63 Healthy Ageing themed project ideas being generated. They included all domains, all settings. All ideas are being reviewed and a summary of the potential projects will be presented to the MARC Steering Committee on 24th March 2017.

Speakers included Dr Sue Malta on Healthy Ageing and Sexuality, Deepa Prabhu on Consumer Wearables, and Anita Goh on Healthy Lifestyles to support brain health.


Anita Goh

Deepa Prabhu

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