Institute of Health Behaviors and Community Sciences (IHBCS) is holding a webinar with UC Berkeley.
For more information and sign up: https://events.berkeley.edu/index.php/calendar/sn/ieas/?event_ID=130395
Webinar Series - Aging in Asia: Ethical and Policy Issues in Healthy Aging and End of Life Care Across the Asia-Pacific Region
September 9, 16, 23, 2020, 6-8 p.m. PDT (Pacific Daylight Time in the U.S.)
[OR September 10, 17, 24, 2020, 9am-11am China/Mongolia/Taiwan time]
[OR September 10, 17, 24, 2020, 10am-12pm Japan/Korea time]
With aging populations and dwindling birth rates in many developed countries. healthy aging and end of life care are becoming an increasing challenge. Scholars from Taiwan, Japan, South Korea, Mongolia, China, and the U.S. address these issues and discuss leading aging policy developments across the Pacific. Speakers explore ethical issues, initiatives to address the emerging global aging crisis, and ultimately seek to build a regional network among scholars and practitioners across Asia and the United States.
Each of the three webinar sessions, to be held online on September 9, 16, and 23, will deal with a different region of Asia. Registration is required. For registration, the webinar program, and the schedule of speakers, see https://events.berkeley.edu/index.php/calendar/sn/ieas/?event_ID=130395.
This program is organized by the UC Berkeley School of Public Health Health Research for Action, Institute of East Asian Studies, and the National Taiwan University Institute of Health Behaviors and Community Sciences.
September 9: TAIWAN
"Gender Difference and Discordance of Perceived End of Life (EOL) Decisions on Behalf of Parents, Spouse, and Self"
Duan-Rung Chen, PhD, Professor and Director, College of Public Health, Institute of Health Behaviors and Community Sciences, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
"Current Status of Advance Care Planning in Taiwan"
Shao-Yi Cheng, MD, MSc, DrPH, Associate Professor/ Attending Physician, College of Medicine and Hospital, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
"Ethical Legal Challenges in Withdrawing Life-Sustaining-Treatment from Non-Terminal Patients and The Legislation of the “Patient Right To Autonomy Act” in Taiwan"
Daniel Fu-Chang Tsai, MD, PhD, National Taiwan University
September 16: JAPAN AND KOREA
"Factors Associated with Healthy Longevity Focusing on Medical and Physical Aspects in Community-dwelling Peoples – Findings from SONIC Study"
Kei Kamide, Division of Health Sciences, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, et al.
"Longitudinal Study of Social Factors Related to Loss of Independence Among Older Japanese"
Mai Kabayama, Division of Health Sciences, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, et al.
"Advance Planning for Life Sustaining Treatment(LST) and Medical Treatment among the Elderly Population in South Korea"
Ilhak Lee, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Medical Humanities and Social Sciences; Director, Division of Medical Law and Ethics; Assistant Vice Dean, Education Affairs, Yonsei University College of Medicine
September 23: CHINA, MONGOLIA, AND THE U.S.
"Research for Action: Identifying Service Needs of Mongolian Older Adults and Sustaining Senior Center in Ulaanbaatar"
Uyanga Batzogs, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Myron B. Thompson School of Social Work; and Kathryn Braun, University of Hawaii at Manoa, School of Social Work
"Addressing Needs Triggered by the COVID-19 Pandemic: Emergency Response Plan (ERP) of Health and Long-term Care for Older Adults in China"
Xiaoting Liu, School of Public Affairs, Zhejiang University; and Shuoao Huang, postgraduate student, Department of Social Work, Zhejiang University
"Mongolian Hospice Music Therapy Effectiveness of Psychosocial Interventions in Complex Palliative Care Patients: A Quasi-Experimental, Cohort Single Center Study"
Burenjargal Bultuush, School of Medicine, Mongolian National Health Science University; and Davaasuren Munkhzul, Hope Hospice, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
"Well-Being, Healthy Aging in Asians and Asian Americans"
Ann Hsing, Stanford University