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)


A Good Life Your Whole Life

In connection with the United Nation’s International Day of Older Persons, Aging Research Center participates in the seminar “A good life your whole life.” In Sweden and other Nordic research reports increased life expectancy and better health in the older persons. But what about older people’s participation in society and work? What can the Nordic … Continue reading A Good Life Your Whole Life


Brain awareness week – September 7th to 11th

Hjärnfestivalen is a  one-week popular science event, focusing on the brain, taking place in different locations downtown Stockholm, from September 7th to 11th, 2016. Over a week, all Stockholmers, young and old, are invited to: • exciting talks given by leading researchers, • fun workshops • interactive activities • movie screenings • discussion cafés • … Continue reading Brain awareness week – September 7th to 11th