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Active & Healthy Ageing

14th January 2016

MSP CityLabs

Thank you to all those who attended the 'Active & Healthy Ageing' . We would like to thank MSP CityLabs for hosting us.


  • Chris Taylor, Manchester Ecosystem
  • Chris Phillipson, Manchester Institute for Collaborative Research on Ageing (MICRA)
  • Jan Hopkins, GM Public Health Network
  • Paul McGarry, Manchester City Council
  • Chris Todd, ProFouND Condortium
  • Andy Bleaden, Stockport Borough CouncilĀ 

The agenda featured presentations from an excellent line-up of keynote speakers are available here.


Delegates also participated in a number of interactive workshops. Table topics were used to stimulate discussion with each of the following themes associated with Active & Health Ageing; Falls Prevention & Monitoring, Mental Health, Ageing well in work, GM/City role in Active & Healthy Ageing, Independent Living and Integrated Models of Care.

1) How can connected health contribute to active & healthy ageing and beĀ used to place patients and patient outcomes at the forefront of this change?

2) What needs to happen to pursue the opportunities identified?

Social Media

A Live Twitter Feed provided a visual representation of delegates' Tweets on the day. This can now be viewed in our Storify.