Seminaari: Recent trends in healthy life expectancy, 31.10.02

Recent trends in healthy life expectancy

A One-day Seminar, 31st October, 2002

The School of Public Health, University of Tampere

Medisiinarinkatu 3, Tampere

You are invited to attend the seminar “Recent trends in healthy life expectancy”. The seminar is arranged as a cooperation between The Research Programme on Ageing and The School of Public Health at the University of Tampere. It is open to everyone interested in healthy life expectancy and functional ability. The seminar is free of charge. The language of the seminar is English.


10.15 Opening words Professor Marja Jylhä

University of Tampere

10.30 Active Life Expectancy in the U.S. Methods, Trends, and Differentials. :Professor Eileen Crimmins Andrus Gerontological Center, University of Southern California

12.00 Lunch

13.00 Older workers: challenges and solutions for better work career. Professor Juhani Ilmarinen, Department of Physiology

Finnish Institute of Occupational Health

13.45 Recent changes in healthy life expectancy in Finland. Senior Researcher Tuija Martelin, Department of Health and Functional Capacity, National Public Health Institute

14.30 Coffee

14.45 Disablement in old age:association of behavioural and physiological factors. Dr Taina Rantanen, Finnish Centre for Interdisciplinary Gerontology University of Jyväskylä

15.30 Discussion

16.00 The end of seminar

Registration by Monday October the 21st to:

Marja Saarenheimo, School of Public Health, The University of Tampere, tel. + 358 50 367 6742,