Café Scientifique – Sleepless nights? The science behind better sleep for healthy aging

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The Institute for Healthy Living and Chronic Disease Prevention and Interior health present a

Dr. Wayne Lai, Clinical Assistant Professor,
Faculty of Medicine, UBC Vancouver;
Director, KGH Sleep Lab, Kelowna
Dr. Teresa Liu-Ambrose, Professor,
Department of Physical Therapy, Faculty of Medicine, UBC Vancouver;
Canada Research Chair, Physical Activity, Mobility, and Cognitive Health
Dr. Glen Foster, Assistant Professor,
School of health and Exercise Sciences, Faculty of Health and Social Development, UBC Okanagan
Wendy Richardson, Patient Perspective;
Family Physician; CPAP User

Chris Walker, Host, CBC Daybreak

ABSTRACT: About one-third of older adults report sleeping fewer hours per night than recommended for optimal physical and mental health. Do those sleepless nights have an effect on health? Hear about the latest research on the health effects of sleep and what we should be doing for a good night’s sleep.

Please join us for refreshments and a discussion about the latest approaches and research to reduce the effects of sleepless nights.

FREE – Attend in person. Please register to