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UP Singapore is organizing Active Ageing from Aug 16-18, in partnership with the National Volunteer & Philanthropy Centre (NVPC) and StarHub Community.
Join experts in geriatrics, researchers, seniors, caregivers, healthcare professionals, designers and developers to co-create solutions that levarage technology to enable seniors to lead active, healthy and independent lives. This hackathon will focus on the key dimensions of Active Ageing - Social, Vocational and Health & Wellbeing. Find out more : http://www.upsingapore.com/active-ageing
With the number of seniors over the age of 60 set to double between 2012 and 2050, we face the challenge of overcoming economic and social issues that come along with this.The rising life expectancy coupled with rising cost of living, in particular health care, will put an enormous financial and social strain on both seniors and societies if no proactive actions are taken.This is an issue that affects not only seniors but all of us who wish to remain healthy and independent as we age.
Whether you are a senior, caregiver, expert, policy maker or just want to learn more about how you can make implement active ageing in your own life, come participate in the Active Ageing Hackathon and use your skills to create great impact!
Content Workshop (FREE)
Tue, 13th Aug, 6.30pm to 9.00pm at *SCAPE
Join us at our workshop and learn more about issues that seniors face on a daily basis and how we can use technology to tackle them.
Find out more: aa-content-workshop.eventbrite.com
Date: Fri, 16th Aug - Sun, 18th Aug 2013
16th & 18th Aug - Level 4,*SCAPE, 2 Orchard Link,Singapore 237978
17th Aug - The HUB Singapore,113 Somerset Road,Singapore 238165
Fee: Free (with $15 refundable deposit)
Deposit will be refunded when you check-in during the hackathon weekend.
Got questions? See our FAQ page here.