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The Purpose of Living Long – Presented by Dr. Parminder Raina
February 5 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Huge advances in public health and awareness have helped our life expectancy increase significantly over the past 150 years. Dr. Parminder Raina will explore what it means to live a longer life – for individuals and for our society – and what we can do to ensure our longer lives are lived well and with purpose.
Dr. Parminder Raina is the scientific director of the McMaster Institute for Research on Aging (MIRA) and the Canada Research Chair in Geroscience. As principal investigator for the Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging, Dr. Raina’s work brings together experts in physical, psychological and social health fields to uncover what has the most impact on the health of Canadians over time.