POSTGRADUATE COURSE “SPECIFIC NUTRITIONAL PROBLEMS IN THE ELDERLY”

IAGG – International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics 

November 15-16, 2013

Amalia Hotel, Athens, Greece

 

Presentation:

The main issues will concern:
1. Sarcopenia and Frailty

2. Nutritional supplements in the elderly

3. Fighting against Malnutrition

4. Physical Exercise and Sarcopenia

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Chairman:

Athanase BENETOS (France) is Professor of Internal Medicine and Geriatrics and Head of the Department of Geriatrics at the NancyUniversityHospital and is Treasurer of the International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics (IAGG)

 

Friday November 15, 2013

09:15 Welcome and introduction by Chair Athanase BENETOS (Nancy, France)

 

 Keynote Lecture-1

9:15-10:00 Malnutrition Sarcopenia Frailty: A major geriatric issue , Ath. BENETOS

10:00-10:45 General discussion 

10:45-11:00 Coffee break (15 minutes)

 

 Keynote Lecture-2

11:00-11:45 Nutritional supplements in the elderly, Irene Tzanetakou (Athens, Greece)

11:45-12:15 General discussion

 

Keynote Lecture-3 

12:15-13:00 Fighting against Malnutrition and Obesity, Francesco FANTIN (Verona, Italy)

13:00-13:30 General discussion

13:30-16:00 Lunch Break

 

Keynote Lecture -4 

16:00-16:45 Physical  Exercise and Sarcopenia Christina-Anastasia RAPIDI (Athens Greece)

16:45-17:15 General discussion 

Round Table 17:15-18:30 Translation medical research: Round table discussion with the students Athanase BENETOS, Francesco FANTIN, Irene TZANETAKOU

 18:30

End 

 

Saturday November 16, 2013

Schedule Title of presentation Tutors
  Plenary Hall  
09:00-10:30 Separation in 4 working groups:  Critical Analysis by each group of one paper given by the 4 speakers on the topic of their presentation Athanase BENETOS,Francesco Fantin, Irene Tzanetakou

10:30-11:00 Coffee break (30 minutes)

Plenary Session 11:00-12:30

Presentation of the groups’ critical analysis

12:30 Discussion-Closing Remarks

13:15 End 

 

Confirmed academic speakers will feature:

 Athanase BENETOS (France) is Professor of Internal Medicine and Geriatrics and Head of the Department of Geriatrics at the NancyUniversityHospital and is Treasurer of the International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics (IAGG).

Francesco FANTIN (Italy) Associate Professor of Geriatrics, Dpt of Geriatrics, Verona, Italy

 Irene TZANETAKOU (Greece): Biomedical Scientist, Nutritionist, BSc, SRD, PhD. Research associate of the Laboratory for Experimental Surgery and Surgical Research “N.S. Christeas”, University of Athens.

 Christina- Anastasia RAPIDI (Greece) – Physiatrist, MD, PhD, Senior Fellow of European Board of PRM. National Rehabilitation Center.
 

Download the report for the Postgraduate course here