The 12th APRU Population Ageing Virtual Conference 2022

The 12th APRU Populating Ageing Conference 2022 will be held on November 10 – 11 virtually.

The conference is co-organized by the Centre for Ageing Research & Education (CARE), Duke-NUS Medical School at National University of Singapore and the School of Public Affairs at Zhejiang University. The theme of this year’s conference is “Ageing at the time of crisis: Understanding needs, navigating new challenges”

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Winners of the Student Poster Submission

(Listed in alphabetical order of the first authors)

Ong Min Li, National University of Singapore
She will move her hand to the green card”: An exploration of caregivers’ experiences preparing for End-of-Life (EoL) decisions in Singapore

Jiaming Shi, Zhejiang University
Sandwich generation’s caregiving and cognitive health in China: intergenerational solidarity or intergenerational stake  

Timothy S. Sumerlin, Jean H. Kim & Roger Y. Chung, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
The Physical and Mental Health Among Ageing Female Migrant Domestic Workers in Hong Kong: A Descriptive Study  

Kento Tabira, Yuko Oguma, Tomoya Ito, Natsue Doihara & Yoshinobu Saito, Keio University 
Association between ICT devices’ use and physical activity during COVID-19 in older people previously undertaking group exercise: a cross-sectional study  

Yuchen Xie, Craig Sinclair, Myra Hamilton, Carmelle Peisah, Jeromey Temple & Kaarin J. Anstey, UNSW Sydney
Association of Perceived Social Isolation and Having Unmet Needs for Formal Home Care Services Among Older Adults

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Call for Posters

The Conference encourages young researchers and doctoral students to submit a poster related to policy care practices and elderly care services. The selected posters will be presented at the conference. The best presenters on each topic will get a chance to win a prize of RMB 2000. 

Find out more information about the poster submission here.




Call for Abstracts

View the abstract guidelines and template here. The abstract submission is closed. All abstracts will be reviewed and an acceptance notice will be sent out in early October.




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