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In celebration of World Sleep Day on the 15th March, ‘Sleep is more than a Luxury’ explores the prevalence and perceptions of sleeping disruptions with ageing, dementia mate wareware, and caregiving.


Rosie will provide an overview of her work discussing the prevalence, risk factors, and outcomes for sleep disruptions among older New Zealanders. She will also outline bespoke projects representing the experiences and psycho-social context of sleep with ageing, dementia, and caregiving.


Speaker Profile:

Dr Rosie Gibson has a background in psychology, aged care, and clinical sleep practice. She is base at Massy University’s School of Psychology and affiliated with the Health and Ageing Research Team and Sleep/Wake Research Centre. She is currently Vice President of the New Zealand Association of Gerontology. Her research focuses on sleep across the lifespan, with a special focus on the sleep-related changes among people affected by dementia and family carers.




If you are unable to attend the live webinar, a recording of “Sleep is more than a Luxury” will be emailed to you in the week following the Brain Health Aotearoa – 2024 Brain Symposium. 


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  • Brain Health Aotearoa Presents
     March 15, 2024
     1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
     Brain Health Aotearoa - Online Event

    Brain Health Symposium 2024 | Sleep is more than a Luxury | Online presentation by Dr. Rosie Gibson.