Our Healthy Mind and Brain for Positive Ageing session is now sold out. 

Please email HMRI via donate@hmri.org.au or call (02) 4042 1000 during business hours to be placed on waitlist.

This session is part of the HMRI Healthy Ageing for Seniors Festival.

Learn how to stay strong and healthy in your senior years with the latest medical research findings and practical advice on mental health and keeping your brain healthy. 

This FREE session will give you a better understanding of:

  • How to promote cognitive function and maintain your memory
  • Keeping your brain and mind healthy and happy as you age 
  • The link between 'brain-mind-emotion' mental health
When is the session?
  • Wednesday 8 February 2023
  • 10am - 12pm
Where is the session?
  • NEX (Newcastle Exhibition & Convention Centre), Newcastle
  • 309 King St, Newcastle West NSW 2302
Does it cost?

No. This session is absolutely free. 

However, this is a ticketed event. We have limited capacity so make sure you register your spot below.

Who is this session for?

Seniors who want to learn more about protecting their brain and cognitive function as well as how to protect their mental health. 


Parking is available at NEX (fees apply - click here for more details). Street parking is also available.

You'll hear from some of our leading researchers:
  1. Professor Frances Kay-Lambkin
    Frances is Institute Director of HMRI, and a world-leading medical health researcher. Her research interests arinclude new treatments for mental health problems and discovering innovative ways to support family members and friends affected by a loved one’s mental health.

    She leads an international team of researchers, clinicians, and industry partners in the innovative development and translation of evidence-based treatments for comorbid mental and physical disorders, which is internationally recognised for its impact, research quality, and significant translational value.

  2. Professor Frini Karayanidis
    Frini is a leading researcher in cognitive neuroscience. Her research is helping to craft a clearer picture of how we efficiently and adaptively apply cognitive control processes across the lifespan.

    One of Frini's primary research areas is in cardiovascular risk factors on the brain and cognitive decline in middle age, as well as the emergence of early signs of dementia in old age.

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