Grant awarded to ARC researcher from Marianne and Marcus Wallenberg Foundation

We congratulate Ingemar Kåreholt on receiving 4.1 MSEK from the Marianne and Marcus Wallenberg Foundation. Project title Psychosocial working conditions and late-life physical functioning: What role does gender, socioeconomic position, work-life balance, and coping mechanisms play? Project description The proportion of people with functional limitations increases with age. Physical functioning is related to quality of … Continue reading Grant awarded to ARC researcher from Marianne and Marcus Wallenberg Foundation


In memory of Åke Wahlin

Åke Wahlin, professor of gerontology, Jönköping University, has unexpectedly passed away. Åke had and will always have a special place in the hearts of many of us here at the Aging Research Center. Over the years he was a fellow doctoral student to some, friend and a long-term collaborator to others, guest professor to many, … Continue reading In memory of Åke Wahlin


International postdoc grant to Rui Wang

Congratulations to Rui Wang on receiving an international postdoc grant from the Swedish Research Council. Description of the project below. Rui Wang – How does physical activity preserve cognition in aging? Physical activity can protect against or delay the onset of cognitive decline in aging and Alzheimer’s disease (AD). The long-term health-promoting effects and cognitive … Continue reading International postdoc grant to Rui Wang


In memory of Margareta Grafström

Margareta Grafström, professor emerita in care sciences and geriatric care, has passed away. Here at the Aging Research Center (ARC), we were very sorry to hear this sad and surprising news from her family. We still have a clear picture of Margareta as a vital, healthy, and always-young person. She has been an appreciated supervisor … Continue reading In memory of Margareta Grafström


Doctoral course: Application of epidemiological methods in aging research

Time: 2017-05-08 — 2017-05-12 Place: Aging Research Center (ARC), Gävlegatan 16, floor 7 (Room: Tokyo), Stockholm Credit: 1.5 An increasing share of the population in our countries lives to very advanced age. This calls for a better understanding of the ageing process, identifying possible preventive and treatment strategies to ensure that these extra years of life gained … Continue reading Doctoral course: Application of epidemiological methods in aging research


Grants to ARC researchers from the Swedish Research Council (VR)

We proudly present and congratulate ARC researchers on being awarded grants from the Swedish Research Council (VR). See below descriptions of the projects: Amaia Calderon Larrañaga: Phenotypes of healthier aging: the role of environmental, behavioural and biological factors on health trajectories Biological changes that lead to aging are neither linear nor consistent and their association … Continue reading Grants to ARC researchers from the Swedish Research Council (VR)


Grants to Bettina Meinow and Ingemar Kåreholt from the Swedish Research Council for Health, Working Life and Welfare (Forte)

We proudly present and congratulate Bettina Meinow and Ingemar Kåreholt who have been awarded grants from the Swedish Research Council for Health, Working Life and Welfare (Forte). See below descriptions of the projects: Bettina Meinow: Longer lives, healthier lives? Patterns of severe health problems and dependency in the last years of life Evidence from Sweden and … Continue reading Grants to Bettina Meinow and Ingemar Kåreholt from the Swedish Research Council for Health, Working Life and Welfare (Forte)