Workshop on Aging, Functioning and Rehabiliation

Workshop on Aging, Functioning and Rehabilitation

The National Academy of Medicine (NAM), heralded by The New York Times as the most esteemed and authoritative adviser on issues of health and medicine in the United States, together with the University of Lucerne, proudly presents an international workshop on Aging, Functioning, and Rehabilitation.

This special event will focus on the World Health Organization’s concept of functioning and its vital role in redefining health, with an emphasis on healthy aging and the future of rehabilitation as a key health strategy.

Participants will engage with world-renowned experts to explore:

  • Functioning and the realization of healthy longevity through rehabilitation.
  • Functioning and the investment case for the role of rehabilitation in healthy longevity
  • The foundation for improving rehabilitation service delivery and care across the life course.
  • Functioning as the key to a comprehensive 360-defree life-course foundation for healthy longevity research.
  • Advocating for health and social policy in support of healthy longevity.

Set within the University of Lucerne's LIFE initiative, this workshop will be a crucial step in shaping a concrete public health agenda, underlining the growing importance of rehabilitation in the 21st century.

Date: February 16 & 17, 2024

Venue: Hörsaal 1,  University of Lucerne Frohburgstrasse 3, 6002 Lucerne, Switzerland

ProgramAging, Functioning, and Rehabilitation A Workshop | National Academies

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