ARC reseachers at the International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics European Region Congress 2019 (IAGG-ER)

ARC reseachers are attending the International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics European Region Congress 2019 (IAGG-ER) in Gothenburg, May 23-25. One of the highlights is a symposium hosted by ARC researchers.

Title of symposium: “Cognitive Reserve in Aging and Dementia: Extensions to Operationalization and Opportunities for Prevention”

Chairs: Serhiy Dekhtyar and Anna Marseglia, Aging Research Center

Discussant: Professor Stefania Maggi, Research Director at the CNR Aging Branch-Institute of Neuroscience, Padua, Italy

Cognitive reserve as a scientific construct: The case of education. Speaker: Jonna Nilsson Horré

A life course approach to cognitive reserve in dementia. Findings from the Swedish National Study on Aging and Care – Kungsholmen. Speaker: Serhiy Dekhtyar

An active lifestyle and having a rich social network reduce the incidence of diabetes-related dementia in a cohort of Swedish older adults. Speaker: Anna Marseglia

Mental stimulation and multimodal trials to build resilience against cognitive impairment and Alzheimer’s disease. Speaker: Francesca Mangialashe

Thursday May 23 at 15:50, room H1

Another highlight is NEAR’s symposium on Saturday May 25 at 13:35, room J2.