Iran's "First International Conference on Aging"

October 19-21, 1999

Tehran, Iran  


 

*** See also, Conference Declaration.

*** See Pictures from the Conference

*** See Pictures from "Kahrizak Home for the Disabled and Elderly"

 

Conference Program and Speakers


IN THE NAME OF GOD

The Opening Ceremony Programme

The First International Conference on Aging Tehran, Iran

Tuesday, October 19, 1999

 *** SEE: Conference "DECLARATION"

8.30: Recitation of Selected Verses from The Holy Koran
The National Anthem of The Islamic Republic of Iran Performed by ladies' Choral Group

8:45: Welcome Address by Mrs. Ashraf Ghandehari (Bahadorzadeh) The Conference General Secretary

8:50: Projection of a film of "Kahrizak Home For The Disabled And The Elderly" (KHDE)

9:00: A Report by the Conference Scientific Secretary, Dr. Habibollah Zanjani

9:10: The Message of Mr. Francesco Bastagli, the UNDP Representative in Iran

9:20: Message of Mr. Kofi Annan the UN Secretary Genereal Presented by: Mr. Iftekhar Ail, Officer-in-Charge, the UN Information Centre, Tehran

9:30: The Conference Inaugural Address by The First Lady of Iran.

10:00: Break


Programme of Lectures at Alborz Hall

Tuesday, October 19, 1999 - Morning Sessions

Aging - Related Topics:

No.
Time
Code
Author(s)
Title of Paper
Lecturer
Chairpersons
1 10:30-10:45 287 Dr. Ahamad-Ali Akbari Kamrani
(Tehran)
Geriatrics In the World and Iran Dr. A. A. Akbari Kamrani (Internist, Faculty Memebr University of Welfare and Rehab. Sciences, Head of the Research Centre of the Elderly Mrs. Susanne Paul (USA)
Mr. Zoltan Lakner (Hungary)
Dr. Habibollah Zanjani
Prof. Abdol-Moneim Ashour
2 10:50-11:05 415 Dr. Shokooh Navabinejad (Mrs.)
(Tehran)
The Psychology of the Elderly and Methods of Improving their Mental Health Dr. Sh. Navabinejad (Ph.D. In Psychology and counselling. Prof. of Teachers' Training University.
3 11:10-11:25 398 Dr. Khosro Ebrahim
(Tehran)
Structural and Financial Changes Induced by Aging and the Impact of Activity on this Procedure. Dr. Kh. Ebrahim (PhD Sports Sciences, Associate Prof. of Teachers' Training University.
4 11:30-11:45 621 Dr. Mehdi Amani
(Tehran)
Some Demographic Features of the Elderly and Their Role in the Transmission of Culture to the Youth in Iran. Dr. M. Amani (Former Technical Consultant to the UN, Presently active in demographic research.)
5 11:50-12:05 615 Baroness Emma Nicholson (England) The Aging Time Bomb; and the Need for Urgent Action. Baroness Emma Nicholson of Winterbourne (Member of House of Lords and Member of the European Parliament).
6 12:10-12:25 359 Dr. Bahram Delavar
(Tehran)
A Study of Iran's Senior Citizens Health Condition (March 1999) Dr. B. Delavar (Pediatrician & MPH General Director of Family Health, Ministry of Health and Medical Education).
7 12:25-14:00 Prayer & Lunch Break

Porter Presentations:

Tuesday, October 19, 1999
13:40 - 14:00 hrs.

No.
Code
Author(s)
Title of Paper
Presenter
1 157 Ms. Sayeddeh Sedigheh (Ashraf) Haydari (Tehran) Supporting the Elderly in Society Mrs. Sayeddeh Sedigheh Haydari (MSC. in Nursing & Community ZHealth Management Faculty Member, Islamic Azad University.
2 117 Ms. Azita Ghafoori (Tehran) Nursing Homes and World Standards Ph.D. in Architecture and Administration of Human Services, Managing Director, Azad Consulting Engineers
3 410 Dr. Kianoosh Hashemian (Tehran) Psychosis In the Elderly Ph.D. in Psychology, Faculty Member, Alzahra University.
4 392 Jamileh Mossayeb-Moradi (Tehran) Aging and Sports MCS in Psycho Nursing, Instructor of Nursing and zMidwifery Dept., Tehran University.
5 298 Dr. Reza Ghareh-Baghi (Tehran) An Assessment of the Effects of Estrogen Therapy in Prevention and Treatment of Osteoporosis During Menopause Ph.D. in Pharmacology
6 250 Hoorieh Admadi-Rad (Tehran) Application of Traditional Medicinal Herbs of Iran for Treatment of Diseases in the Elderly M.A. in English Language; Herbal Medicine Researcher
7 295 Mrs.Mehran Shoja'y (Tehran) The Relation of Fat and Muscular masses with bone minerals in Elderly men and women MSC. In Midwifery, Teachers Training University
8 428 Ms. Sedigheh Salemi (Tehran) Effects of Music in the life of the Elderly MSC. In Teaching Nursing and Midwifery, Faculty Member, Nursing and Midwifery Dept., Tehran University.
9 397 Ms. Mahvash Danesh Kojoori (Tehran) Physical Exercise and Rehabilitation in the Elderly MSC. Midwifery
10 366 Mr. Mohammad-Reza Haydari (Tehran) Precautions in the use of Cardiovascular Medication in the Elderly MSC. In Nursing Eucation, Faculty Member of Shahed University
11 378 Eng. Fariba Kalantari (Mrs.) (Tehran) Various Theories on the Elderly Engineer, MSC. In Organic Chemistry, Sharif Technical University, Chemistry Dept.
12 380 Dr. Reza Zarrabi Tabrizi (Tehran) Effects of major Drug Groups on the Elderly Ph.D. in Pharmacy Training, Reasearch and Rehabilitation Center supervised by University of Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences.
13 285 Dr. Mohammad-Javad Mirdamadi, Dr. Reza Malekzadeh (Tehran) Longevity, Aging and Prevention of Aging Assistant in Internal Medicine, Shari'ati Hospital

Programme of Lectures at Alborz Hall

Tuesday, October 19, 1999 - Afternoon Sessions

Psychological Issues of Aging:

No.
Time
Code
Author(s)
Title of Paper
Lecturer
Chairpersons
1 14:00 14:15 623 Dr. Shoji Shinkai (Japan) Successful Aging: Lessons from the TMIG-LISA Dr. Shoji Shinkai (Head, Department of Community Health, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Gerontology) Dr. Shokook Navabi-Nejad
Dr. Hossein Najmi
2 14:20-14:35 433 Ms. Farideh Malekshahi-Chekeni (Tehran) A Study of the Effect of Psycho Rehabilitation on the Degree of Depression Among the Aged in Tehran 1998. MSC Degree
3 14:40-14:55 608 Rev. Dimitrius Khoori (Lebenon) The Importance of the Elderly Care in Day Institutions Member National Board of the Affairs of the Elderly of Lebenon
4 15:00-15:15 604 Dr. Fatemeh NoorHashemi (France) Recent Developments in the Therapeutics of Alzheimer's Disease (Mrs.) Physician at Toulouse University Hospital France.
5 15:20-15:35 422 Mariam Haghighat, Ashraf Mir-kiani, Tahereh Yaghubi (Tehran) A Comparative Study on the Degree of Loneliness in Older Persons Living With Their Families and in Those Residing in the Nursing Homes of Tehran City (1995) MSC. in Nursing, Managing Director of Iran Nursing Home
6 15:40-15:55 611 Mr. Mohammad Sharif Issa (Lebenon) The Role of Isolation and Breakdown or Depression in the Life of the Aged and Ways of Dealing with this Psychological Situation. Lawyer, Chairman of the Elderly Care Institution.

Programme of Lectures at Alborz Hall

Tuesday, October 19, 1999 - Afternoon Sessions

Medical Issues of Aging:

No.
Time
Code
Author(s)
Title of Paper
Lecturer
Chairpersons
1 16:30-16:45 319 Abbass Azadehjoo, Hadi Morshedi (Ghazvin, Iran) Cardiovascular Complications In The Elderly. Dr. A. A. Akbari Kamrani (Internist, Faculty Memebr University of Welfare and Rehab. Sciences, Head of the Research Centre of the Elderly Dr. Manoochehr Gharooni,
Dr. Katayon Alikhani (MrsZ),
Dr. Pierr Jean Ousset (France),
Dr. Mohammad-Ali Haydernia
2 16:45-17:00 289 Dr. Leila Hayati (Tehran) Swallowing Disorders (Dysphagia) Ph.D. in Neuro-Psychology, All India Institute of Speech and Hearing, University of Welfare Sciences.
3 17:00-17:15 292 Ms. Haideh Noktehdan (Tehran) Prevention and Management of Osteoporosis in The Elderly. MSC. In Public Health, Faculty Member Dept. of Nursing and Midwifery, Shahid Beheshty University.
4 17:15-17:30 311 Dr. Amir Dabaghi (Tehran) Prevention and Cure of Bed Sores in the Elderly. General Physician
5 17:30-17:45 365 Dr. Padideh Ghaeli (Tehran) Pharmacokinetic & Pharmacodynamic Changes of Drugs in the Elderly. Resident of Pharmacotherapy, Clinical Pharmacy
6 17:45-18:00 377 Mrs. Leila Valizadeh (Tabriz, Iran) Assessing the Elderly's Awareness and Behavior Towards Consumption of Prescribed Drugs. B.S. In Nursing.
7 18:00-18:15 304 Mrs. Atekeh Hosseinzadeh (Tabriz, Iran) A Study on Epidermal Ruptures and its Causes in the Frail Elderly Residing in Khooban Nursing Home - Tabriz, Iran. B.S. In Nursing, Instructor Tabriz College of Nursing and Midwifery.
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Programme of Lectures at Arass Hall

Tuesday, October 19, 1999 - Afternoon Sessions

Social Issues of Aging:

No.
Time
Code
Author(s)
Title of Paper
Lecturer
Chairpersons
1 16:30-16:45 210 Dr. Frahad Khorrami, Mrs. Shirin Rastegarpoor, Ms. Marjan Aghayidoost (Tehran) Provision of Long Term Care Costs Insurance for Elderly in Iran. Dr. Farhad Khorrami (Ph.D. in Economics) Dr. Mohammad Mirzaii
Dr. Habibollah Zanjani
Dr. Mehdi Taleb
2 16:45-17:00 103 Ms. Mehrnossh Mashayekhi (Tehran) A Study on the Demographic, Social and Economic Characteristics of the Aging Population in Iran (1996) MSC. In Demography, Senior Expert of Social Security Organization, Tehran.
3 17:00-17:15 213 Dr. Fariborz Raeiss Dana (Tehran) Residuary Social Security and Pressure on Pension Recipients and Aged Persons. Ph.D. in Applied Economics, Deputy Director of Research, High Institute of Food Technology.
4 17:15-17:30 193 Dr. Bahador Bagheri Aging in Parts of Persian Literature. Ph.D. in Persian Literature, Faculty Member, Teachers Training University
5 17:30-17:45 226 Dr. Ataollah Massnavi (Tehran) Life of the Aged in Today's Families. Ph.D. in Sociology, Faculty Member University of Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences, Tehran
6 17:45-18:00 211 Mr. Mohssen Salary (Yasooj, Iran) An Investigation of Coping Strategies Adopted by the Retired Aged Under the Protection of Yasooj Social Insurance (1998-99) MSC. In Nursing, Yasooj Nursing College.
7 18:00-18:15 217 Mr. Seffatollah Rastegarpoor (Tehran) A Study of Planning and Management of Health Care Services for the Elderly of Tehran 1997 MSC. In Health Services Management, Azad University of Noshahr and Chaloos.
8 18:15-18;30 235 Mrs. Mahvash Janmardi (Executive Consulktant: Siroos Memarzadeh) (Saghez, Iran) A Sociological Investigation of the Issues and the Problems of the Aged of the City of Saghez. MA in Socialogy, Instructor of Payam-Noor University, Saghez.

Programme of Lectures at Amir-Kabir Hall (2nd Floor)

Tuesday, October 19, 1999 - Afternoon Sessions

Living Environment of the Elderly:

No.
Time
Code
Author(s)
Title of Paper
Lecturer
Chairpersons
1 16:30-16:45 637 Mrs. Susanne Paul The Challenge of Global Aging Mrs. Susan Paul (Global Action on Aging) Dr. Mohssen Habibi,
Prof. Abdol Mabood Ansari (USA)
Dr. Majid Mirkhani
Dr. Mohssen Bazargan (USA)
2 16:45-17:00 153 Mr. Sayyed Ghavam-Uddin Mahdavi (Tehran) A Sociological Analysis of Aging, Stressing the Social Welfare Services for the Elderly in Iran. M.A. In Social Sciences Plan and Budget Director, Imdad Imam Committee
3 17:00-17:15 167 Dr. Sayyed Samad Agha-Miri (Sari) Role, Status and Potentials of the Elderly inSociety M.D.
4 17:15-17:30 149 Dr. Mehdi Alayi-Hosseini (Mashad, Iran) A View of the Role and Status of the Elderly in Society. Ph.D. In Comparative Literature Assist. Prof. of Payam Noor University, Mashad.
5 17:30-17:45 150 Mr. Mohammad-Ali Morrovati Sharif Abad,
Ms. Akram Hasseini Baghiabadi (Yazd, Iran)
An Investigation of the Daily Life Activities in the Elderly of 65 Years of Age and Above in the City of Yazd. MSC. In Health Education Faculty Member Shahid Sadooghi University, Yazd, Iran.
6 17:45-18:00 622-3 Mrs. Azita Emami (Sweden) Life in Sweden as Experienced by Elderly Iranian Immigrants. Lectures and Researcher Social and Cultural Psychology and Geriatrics, Upsala University Sweden.
7 18:00-18:15 148 Mr.Hamid-Reza Sadeghipoor,
Ms. Homa Moaref (Tehran)
An Investigation of Health Economic and Social Requirements of the Elderly Under the Supervision of the University of Medical Sciences and health of Services -Tehran 1997 Ms. Homa Moaref is MSC. In Health Education.
8 18:20-18:35 121 Mrs. Nahid Boostanabadi (Tehran) Review and recognition of present Status of Senior Citizens in Tehran City. BA In Social Sciences Expert of "Studies and Planning Centre of Tehran City."

Programme of Lectures at Hall 4 (2nd Floor)

Tuesday, October 19, 1999 - Afternoon Sessions

Nutrition and Physical Activity in Advanced Stages of Life:

No.
Time
Code
Author(s)
Title of Paper
Lecturer
Chairpersons
1 16:30-16:45 341 Ms. Saloma Armin (Tehran) Nutrition and Immunity System in the Elderly. Mrs. Saloma Armin (Nutritionist) Dr. Foroogh-Azm Taleban,
Dr. Massood Kimiagar,
Dr. Khosro Ebahim
2 16:45-17:00 349 Ms. Fatemeh Kasseb, M. Eshraghian, F. Taleban (Yazd, Iran) A Study on the Nutritional Condition of the Residents of Neshat Home for the Elderly in Yazd Province. Ph.D. Student Nutritional Sciences Instructor and Faculty Member Shahid Sadooghi Univ. of Medical Science.
3 17:00-17:15 342 Ms. Lamya Rokoo'y (Tehran) A Study on the Nutritional Status of the Elderly Residing Tehran City 1997 MSC. In Nutrition Science.
4 17:15-17:30 338 Dr. Sayyed Morteza Safavi (Isfahan, Iran) A Study on the Nutritional Status of the Elderly at Sadeghieh Complex of Isfahan. Ph.D. in Nutrition, Assist. Prof. and Head Nutrition Research Centre, Isfahan, Iran.
5 17:30-17:45 396 Ms. Elham Hayarpoor (Dashtestan) Rehabilitation in Elderly Patients. MSC. In Physiotherapy Dashtestan Welfare Org.
6 17:45-18:00 394 Mr. Javad Azmoon (Tehran) P.E. and Rehabilitation in the Elderly. MSC.In Physical Training And Sports Sciences-Research Expert, Ministry of Education.
7 18:00-18:15 389 Fatemeh Sadat Hosseini Ghatreh, Akbar M. TaghiNejad (Oroomieh, Iran) Physical Exercise and the Aging Phenomenon. MSC. In Physical Training And Sports Sciences Faculty Member Oroomich University
8 18:15-18:30 387 Mr. Mohssen Salessi (Shiraz, Iran) Sports and the Old Age. Faculty Member, Dept. of Educational Sciences, Shiraz University.

Programme of Lectures at Alborz Hall

Wednesday, October 20, 1999 - Morning Sessions

Social Issues of Aging:

No.
Time
Code
Author(s)
Title of Paper
Lecturer
Chairpersons
1 8:30-8:45 209 Mr. Mohammed-Hossein Fatehi (Tehran) Social Security Organization and the Elderly. Mr. Mohammad-Hossein Fatehi (MSC. In Economics-Instructor and Faculty Member of Azad Islamic University) Baroness Emma Nicholson,
Mrs. Pauline Poon,
Mr. Mosleh Uddin (UNFPA Representative),
Dr. Mohammad Mirzayi
2 8:50-9:05 601 Dr. Fereshteh Ahmadi (Ms.) (Sweden) Elderly Iranian Immigrants in Sweden: Alienated or Successful in Adoption of the Best of the Two Cultures?
3 9:10-9:25 227 Dr. Ezattollah Sam-Aram (Tehran) The Elderlys' Status in the Family.
4 9:30-9:45 216 Dr. Jalal Sadrol-Sadat - Sayed Ahmad Hoseini-Asghar Minayi (Tehran) Family Life, Retirement, Later Years of Aging
5 9:50-10:05 286 Dr. Hooshang Bayzayi (Tehran) Social Rehabilitation Project for the Elderly in I.R. Iran. Dr. Hooshang Bayzayi (Interist-Geriatrician)

Programme of Lectures at Alborz Hall

Wednesday, October 20, 1999 - Morning Sessions

Medical Issues of Aging:

No.
Time
Code
Author(s)
Title of Paper
Lecturer
Chairpersons
1 10:30-10:45 606 Dr. Pierre Jean Ousset (France) Non-Cognitive Aspects of Alzeimer's Disease Dr. Pierre Jean Ousset (M.D. Geriatrician Purpan - Casselardit Hospital Toulouse- France. Dr. Manoochehr Gharooni,
Dr. Ahmad-Ali Kamrani,
Dr. Hooshang Bayzayi,
Dr. Kazem Alavi
2 10:50-11:05 322-2 Dr. Katayon Alikhani (Mrs.) (Tehran) Neurologic Symptoms in the Elderly
3 11:10-11:25 619 Dr. Taher Zandi (USA) Normal and Abnormal Aging, Biological and Neuropsychiatric Markers Associated with Aging. Dr. Taher Zandi (Ph.D. in Psychology - Distinguished Prof. Dept. of Psychology SUNY, USA
4 11:30-11:50 306 Dr. MirJalili, Dr. Noroozi, Dr. Afsoon Ajdari (Tehran) A Study of Urinary Tract Infections in the Residents of Kahrizak Home for the Disabled and the Elderly.
5 11:55-12:10 627 Dr. Abbass Sedaghat, (USA) The Physiology of Aging
6 12:15-12:30 624 Prof. Abol-Moneim Ashour (Egypt) Geriatric Education: The Egyptian Experience.

Porter Presentations:

Wednesday, October 20, 1999 - Afternoon Sessions

13:40 - 14:00 hrs.

No.
Code
Author(s)
Title of Paper
Presenter
1 234 Ms. Mahrokh Golchin (Ghazvin) Provision of the Basic Needs of the Elderly Ms. Mahrokh Golchin (MSC. In Nursing Education, Faculty Member Ghazvin College of Nursing and Midwifery)
2 413 Mr. Mahmood Hjjaran,
Mr. Changiz Iranpoor (Tehran)
An Investigation of the Effects of Depression on the Memory of the Elderly Living at Home.
3 299 Ms. Marjan Sardsiri (Yasooj) A Study on the Range of Blood Pressure Fluctions in the Elderly of Yasooj.
4 310 Dr. Yussef Fakoor (Rasht) Care Giving and Nursing
5 335 Ms. Nahid Salar-Kia (Tehran) The Effects of Complementary Vitamin E on Cellura Immunity Response in the Elderly.
6 251 Dr. Zainolabedin Bashiri-Sadr (Tehran) Medicinal Herbs as a Complementary Health Care Device in the Elderly.
7 242-1 Dr. MahmooD Haghani,
Dr. Mehran Hemati (Shiraz)
Dentures - the Unwelcome Guest.
8 354 Mohammad-Ali Morovati Sharifabad,
Fatemeh Ekhtesasi,
Tahereh Rezazadeh,
Molook Rahimpooran (Yazd)
A Study on the Extent of Knowledge and the Attitude of the Family Health Technicians in the Cities of Yazd, Taft and Mehriz with Regard to the Elderly Health Care.
9 369 Dr. Hamid Ghahramani Saghir (Rasht) Drug Therapy Principles In the Elderly
10 367 Dr. Abdol Rasool Sobhani (Rasht) Drug Therapy Principles In the Elderly
11 382 Ms. Mitra Soltani (Tehran) Communication and Speech Rehabilitation in the Elderly
12 297 Dr. Reza Ghareh-Baghi (Tehran) Evaluation of Common Mechanisms In Aging and Diabetes.
13 434-2 Dr. Abdol-Majid Bahramian (Tehran) Automatic and Effortful Behaviour in the Depressed Elderly

 

Programme of Lectures at Alborz Hall

Wednesday, October 20, 1999 - Afternoon Sessions

Nutrition and Physical Activity in the Elderly:

No.
Time
Code
Author(s)
Title of Paper
Lecturer
Chairpersons
1 14:00-14:20 610 Prof. Wojtek J. Chodzko (USA) World Health Organization Initiatives to Promote Active Aging Prof. Wojtec J. Chodzko (Ph.D. Kent State, U. of Kent Ohio, Aging Consultant to UN and WHO. Dr. Zandi (Mrs.)
Dr. Massood Kimiagar,
Dr. Khosro Ebrahim,
Dr. Gharehkhanloo
2 14:25-14:40 391 Mr. Abbass Sadeghi (Ghazvin) Physical Activity and Sports: A Measure for Coping with Aging Difficulties. Ph.D. Student of Sports, Physiology-Faculty Member Imam Khomaini International University.
3 14:45-15:00 399 Dr. Mohammad Parianpoor (USA) How Biomechanics Can Help the Elderly Faculty, State University Columbus, Ohio, USA
4 15:05-15:20 332 Khadijeh Rahmani, Leila Azad-Bakhsh (Tehran) Nutritional Care in the Aged MSC In Nutrition, Faculty Member National Nutrition and Food Technology Research Institute.
5 15:25-15:40 336 Mrs. Fatemeh Asfarjani An Investigation of Nutrition in the Elderly. MSC. In Health Sciences Faculty Member National Nutrition and Food Technology Research Institute.
6 15:45-16:00 605 Prof. B.J. Velas (France) Nutritional Screening in the Elderly M.D., Ph.D. Prof. of Geriatrics and Clinical Gerontology, University of Toulouse, France.

Programme of Lectures at Arass Hall

Wednesday, October 20, 1999 - Afternoon Sessions

Medical Issues of Aging:

No.
Time
Code
Author(s)
Title of Paper
Lecturer
Chairpersons
1 16:30-16:45 600 Dr. Shamsi Allami, Dr. Mirza Shahid (Tehran) Advances in Geriatric Medicine Some Practices and Suggestions for the Improvement of Services. Dr. Mirza Shahid (M.D.) (Pakistan) Dr. Ahmad-Ali Kamrani,
Dr. Taher Zandi (USA),
Dr. Shahram Ghasemi,
Dr. Ali-Arsghar Kolahi
2 16:40-17:00 376 Dr. Mohammad-Mehdi Soltan Dallal (Tehran) Determining Antibiotic Resistance derived from Samonella and Shigella in Tehran Nursing Homes. Ph.D. Microbiologist, Associate Professor, University of Medical Sciences Tehran
3 17:00-17:15 370 Eng. Shahabeddin Faghihi
Eng. Fariba Kalantri (Tehran)
An Investigation on the Effects of Chemical Factors on Aging. Mrs. Kalantri, Chemical Engineer Sharif Technical University
4 17:15-17:30 364 Eng. Shahabeddin Faghihi (Tehran) The Role of Vitamins and Antioxidants In the Aging Process MSC. In Mineral Chemistry, Iran University of Science and Indusrty.
5 17:30-17:45 325 Ms. Foroozandeh Dashti (Isfahan, Iran) Menopause: A new Stage in Women's Life Blended with Enjoyment. MSC In Midwifery, Faculty Member College of Nursing and Midwifery Centre of Medical Science Education.
6 17:45-18:00 381 Ms. Nayyereh Mehdipoor-Shahrivar (Tehran) An Investigation on Natural Speech and Language Changes in Farsi Speaking Elderly. MSC. In Speech Therapy-Instructor, Faculty of Welfare Sciences
7 18:00-18:15 244 Dr. IIa Chamani (Ms.) (Mashad, Iran) Periodontal Disorders; Their Relationship with Other Medical and Treatment Conditions in the Elderly. M.D. Denist
8 18:15-18:30 434 Seyed Abdolmajid Bahrainian (Tehran) Ph. D. In Clinical Psychology
End of Lectures of the Second Day

Programme of Lectures at Alborz Hall

Wednesday, October 20, 1999 - Afternoon Sessions

Social Issues of Aging:

No.
Time
Code
Author(s)
Title of Paper
Lecturer
Chairpersons
1 16:30-16:45 229 Dr. Hossein Shekarkani Fatemeh Kianpoor Ghahfarokhi (ASHVAZ) Aging Activity Theory Ph.D. in Psychology, Associate Prof. Dept. of Psychology, Chamran University, AHVAZ. Dr. Habibollah Zanjani,
Dr. Mehdi Taleb,
Dr. Habib AghaBakhshi,
Dr. Mohammad Mirzayi,
Dr. Ghassan Mohammad Shahrour (Syria)
2 16:40-17:00 191 Mr. Sayed Ahmad Moossavi Vadghani (QUM) Aging From the Perspective of Religion, Culture and Social Values. Theologian, Researcher in Islamic Jurisprudence and History.
3 17:00-17:15 107 Ms. Maryam Esfarayeni (Tehran) Older Persons and Global Programs and Policies Based on Plan of Action of the International Conference on Population and Development. MSC in Midwifery, Institute for Education and Development of the Family
4 17:15-17:30
5 17:30-17:45 208 Ms. Zohreh Kalhor (Tehran) Increase of the Danger of Dependency in the Old Age Role of Fanmilies and Social Security. BA in Social Welfare, Social Security Org. International Affairs Bureau.
6 17:45-18:00 603 Dr. Ghassan Mohammad Shahrour (Syria) Aging of the Population in Arab Countries and the Family. Vice President of the Afro-ARAB Federation For the Aged.
7 18:00-18:15 614 Mrs. Pauline Poon (Canada) Celebrating and Recognizing Active Older Adults. An Educational Video and Manual Project. Mrs. Pauline Poon (Research Coordinator, Alberta Center for Well-Being)
8 18:15-18:30 194 Dr. Mohssen Haydernia (Tehran) The Aged Are Prophets Dr. Mohssen Haydarnia (Ph.D.)
End of Lectures of the Second Day

Programme of Lectures Delivered at Amir Kabir Hall (2nd Floor)

Wednesday, October 20, 1999 - Afternoon Sessions

Aging and Living Environment:

No.
Time
Code
Author(s)
Title of Paper
Lecturer
Chairpersons
1 16:30-16:45 212 Dr. Hassan Nanbakhsh, Dr. Rahim Baghayi, Dr. Alizadeh (Oroomieh) An Investigation on "Observation of Safety Principles for Prevention of Accidents In Older Patients of Oroomieh University Hospitals. Faculty Member and Asist. Prof. Health Dept. Oroomieh University of Medical Sciences.
2 16:45-17:00 609 Prof. Charita Jashi (Mrs.) (Georigia) Socio-Economic Status of Elderly People in Georgia Professor, The Coordinator UNDP Project Gender Development Association.
3 17:00-17:15 127 Ms. Nayyereh Raeiss-Dana (Tehran) Structure and Performance Standards for Nursing Homes. MSC in Nursing-Instructor at Zanjan University of Medical Sciences.
4 17:15-17:30 130 Eng. Fariborz Behroozfar (Tehran) The Necessity of Research for Optimization of Environment for the Elderly. MSC in Environment Architecure. Senior Expert of Construction and Housing Research Centre.
5 17:30-17:45 116 Ms. Shahindokht Ali (Isfahan, Iran) Nursing Homes. MSC in Educational Sciences, Isfahan University of Educational Sciences.
6 17:45-18:00 124 Dr. Faranak Sayfoddini (Ms.) (Shiraz, Iran) Community Homes for the Elderly Ph.D. in Urban and Regional Planning, Assist. Prof., Shiraz University.
7 18:00-18:15 501 Mr. Jahanbakhsh Rahmani (Isfahan) The Aftermaths of Integration of Elderly Women and Young Girls with Mild Mental Retardation in Nursing Homes. MSC in Psychology and Exceptional Children Education - Faculty Member Azad Islamic University of Khoorasgan.
8 18:15-18:30 128 Mr. Vahid Zamanzadeh (Tabriz) An Investigation on Life/Living Quality from the Viewpoint of Residents and Care-givers in East Azarbaijan Nursing Homes. MSC in Nursing Education; Faculty Member, Surgery Group, Tabriz Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery.
End of Lectures of the Second Day

Programme of Lectures at Hall 4 (2nd Floor)

Wednesday, October 20, 1999 - Morning Sessions

Psychology and Aging:

No.
Time
Code
Author(s)
Title of Paper
Lecturer
Chairpersons
1 16:30-16:45 215 Dr. Sayed Jalal Sadrolsadat, Dr. Sayed Ahmad Hosseini, Ms. Leila Sharifi (Tehran) Physical Cognitive and Personality Development in the Elderly Ph.D. in Psycho-Social Works, Faculty Member Dept. of Social Sciences, Allameh University. Dr. Shokooh Navabonejad (Ms.),
Dr. Rahmatollah Nooranipoor.
2 16:45-17:00 405 Dr. Mohammad Narimani (Ardebil) Insomnia in the Elderly-Psychological Treatment Ph.D. in Psychology
3 17:00-17:15 228 Ms. Fatemeh Kianpoor Ghahfarokhi, Dr. Jamal Haghighi (Ahvaz) Coping with Aging Problems Dr. Haghighi: M.A. in Psychology, Faculty Member Chamran University - Ahvaz.
4 17:15-17:30 552 Ms. Mashshid Noori (Tehran) Physical and Psychologycal Health Education in the Elderly
5 17:30-17:45 421 Mr. Nasser Bahmani (Shiraz) Emotional, Psychological and Social Features of Aging Under Present Circumstances Improvement Method.
6 17:45-18:00 411 Nahid Rejeh, Nassrin Alayi, Mr. Akbar Bayat (Tehran) Psychological Stresses in the Elderly-Suggested Solutions.
7 18:00-18:15 416 Kiyumars Bashlideh (Ahvaz) The Role of Protective Interventions in Meeting the Elderly's Psycho-Social Needs.
8 18:15-18:30 426 Ms. Leili Nazemi (Tehran) Diagnosis of Depression in the Elderly and the Role of Nutritionists and Diet Therapy. Ph.D. Student of Nutrition and Biochemistry, Faculty Member, Dept. of Public Health, Tehran University.
End of Lectures of the Second Day

Programme of Lectures at Alborz Hall

Wednesday, October 20, 1999 - Afternoon Sessions

Living Environment of the Elderly:

No.
Time
Code
Author(s)
Title of Paper
Lecturer
Chairpersons
1 8:30-8:45 620 Dr. Mohssen Bazargan (Tehran) Profile of Physical and Mental Health Status and Health Care Utilization Among Elderly in the Iranian Community in America. Dr. A. A. Akbari Kamrani (Internist, Faculty Memebr University of Welfare and Rehab. Sciences, Head of the Research Centre of the Elderly Mrs. Susanne Paul (USA)
Mr. Zoltan Lakner (Hungary)
Dr. Habibollah Zanjani
Prof. Abdol-Moneim Ashour
2 8:50-9:05 625 Dr. Abdol Ma'bood Ansari (USA) Demographic and Socio-Economic Characteristics of the Elderly in the Iranian Community in America Professor William Peterson University, New Jersey, USA
3 9:10-9:25 126 Dr. Hossein Roshan-Bakhash (Tehran) Three Decades of Experience in the Planning and Design of Nursing Homes. Ph.D. in Architecture Head of the Department of Housing and Environmental Design, Construction and Housing Research Centre.
4 9:30-9:45 151 Dr. Shahrokhi, Ms. Shirin Bazanjeh Atri (Marivan) The Elderly's Attitude Towards Aging and its Relation wth their Socio-Economic Status. A Comparative Study on the Elderly Living in the Family and those Residing at Nursing Homes. MSC in Community Health Management
5 9:50-10:05 622 Mrs. Azita Emam (Sweden) The Socio-Culture Construction of Health Among Senior Iranian Immigrants in Sweden. Lecturer and Researcher in Socio-Culture Psychology and Geriatric Medicine, Upsala University, Sweden.

Closing Program

Thursday, October 21, 1999

10:30 - 12:30: Closing Ceremony

12:30: Prayer and Lunch

14:00 Departure for "Kahrizak Home for the Disabled and Elderly" (KHDE)

Programme of Visit to "KHDE":

15:00: Arrival - Welcoming Tour of KHDE

17:00: Break - Refreshments are Served

17:30: Continuation of Tour

18:30: Visit and Shopping at KHDE Residents' Handicrafts Exhibition

19:30: Dinner Accompanied with Iranian Classical Music

21:00: Return to Hotel


Video and Audio tapes are available in English and Farsi by contacting the Ladies Charitable Society.

 *** SEE: Conference "DECLARATION"

 

Note: You can obtain a videotape of the facilities of the Kahrizak Home in Iran from Dr. Larry T. Gell Tel: 1-212-687-1775 or, Fax 212-697-2363 or e-mail at lgell@ ;iaed.o rg The cost is $10.00 plus $3.32 for Priority Mail in the USA.

updated 10/29/99


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Iran's First International Conference on Aging

October 19-21, 1999, Tehran, Iran

*** See also, Conference Declaration.

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*** See Pictures from "Kahrizak Home for the Disabled and Elderly"

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