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Ageing Well series of public talks- UPDATE

Due to the developing situation with COVID-19 and the emerging advice from the OU the last two in the series of public talks by Jitka Vseteckova have been postponed to a rescheduled date later on in the year. We will post a further update as soon as we can.


Jitka Vseteckova is delighted to announce a series of public talks with the title ‘Ageing Well’, which will be offered at the Open University in Milton Keynes.

Many changes can be brought about by ageing. Most of the changes are physiological processes, they come naturally, and produce physical and mental deterioration. However, timely interventions such as nutrition, hydration, physical, cognitive and social stimulation can prevent or delay these processes.

Over the past 14 years Jitka Vseteckova has been developing and delivering educational interventions such as this, to facilitate healthy ageing and  prevent the fast deterioration for older people with and without dementia (both in the UK and overseas). ‘My experience is that older people are specific in that they are keen to learn but do not always have the opportunity, the finances or facilities to do so. I am passionate about building bridges between communities, in this case between the research community and those who will profit most from the findings of the research but may not have access to them.’

Please find a short promo video here

For any questions or further information please contact jitka.vseteckova@open.ac.uk

Venue: The Open University Library – Milton Keynes, MK7 6AA

Dates and Times:

Are we prepared to live longer         –       October 22nd 2019 – 11:30 – 1pm   

Ageing Brain                                       –      November 26th 2019 – 11:30 – 1pm

Nutritional needs while ageing         –       January 28th 2020 – 11:30 – 1pm

Pharmacotherapy while ageing        –        February 25th 2020 – 11:30 – 1pm

Move it and breathe                           –       March 24th 2020 – 11:30 – 1pm POSTPONED

Standing tall                                        –       April 28th 2020 – 11:30 – 1pm POSTPONED




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