International Conference on Multidisciplinary Approach To Healthy & Participatory Ageing is organized by S.V.T. College Of Home Science to analyze and discuss on the realities and issues related to ageing in the contemporary society. A silent revolution has been occurring in the last 100 years-unseen, unheard and yet so close as people sixty-five years of age and older have been the fastest growing segment of the different countries around the world. International Conference on Multidisciplinary Approach To Healthy & Participatory Ageing is aimed at engaging the various sectors of the rural and urban community in a process of reviewing the concept of ageing and rethinking policy, through an intergenerational, cross-cultural and multi-disciplinary approach. The conference will discuss the ageing population by gathering different professionals engaged in working for the elderly to share their ideas and research findings.
The MAHPA 2009 should be attended by professionals from multidisciplinary backgrounds including Home Scientists, Nutritionists, Psychologists, Social Scientists, Social Workers, Governmental Representatives, Human Resource Professionals, etc.
The highlight of MAHPA 2009 International Conference would be a photo exhibition on different facets of the elderly for the public to enhance their awareness of the challenges or concerns related to ageing.