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Aging Research Center

A multidisciplinary research center devoted to aging and health. Established in 2000 by Karolinska Institutet and Stockholm University.

ARC’s mission

ARC’s mission is to improve the health and well-being of older individuals by contributing to the understanding of the aging process from a biomedical, and psychological and sociological perspective in relation to life-long social and physical contexts. ARC conducts research and education and spreads research findings within and outside the scientific community.

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New and improved website!

Welcome to ARC’s new website!

If you discover flaws (e.g. links not working or missing photos), or lack some information you think should be included in the website, please notify us by sending an email to

ISP seminar Sept 25 at 13.30

Isabelle von Saenger: “Cash and care transfers in families of older adults and their consequences for social inequality”

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Half-time Sept 30 at 12.30

Marguerita Saadeh: “Enjoying life and living healthier: the impact of behavioural and psychosocial factors on physical function trajectories in older age”. Read more

Doctoral thesis defense: Nicola Payton, October 8 at 13.30

“Understanding preclinical dementia: Early detection of dementia through cognitive and biological markers”. More information