The tent of Aging Research – ARC is attending Järvaveckan

Exhibition area and seminar together with the Swedish Gerontology Research Center and the Swedish Dementia Center at Järvaveckan June 12-13

ARC is participating at Järvaveckan for the first time, which alongside Almedalen is the main arena for discussing current political issues. We are attending two days, 12-13 June, at 14.00-21.00. Besides from sharing an exibition area called “the Tent of Aging Research” with the Swedish Gerontology Research Center and the Swedish Dementia Center, we are also organizing a seminar together on June 13 at 16.00.

Wednesday June 12

Our exhibition area, “the Tent of Aging Research” open 14.00-21.00

Tent activities:

14.30-15.30 Ask a researcher about falling: Stina Ek, ARC

15.30-16.30 Ask a researcher about the aging brain: Jonna Nilsson Horré, ARC

16.30-17.30 Ask the Migration school: Josephine Sörensson

17.30-18.30 Ask dementia experts: Ann-Christin Marshman & Gunilla Nordberg, Swedish Dementia Center

Thursday June 13

Our exhibition area, “the Tent of Aging Research” open 14.00-21.00

Tent activities:

14.30-15.15 Ask dementia experts: Ann-Christin Marshman & Gunilla Nordberg, the Swedish Dementia Center

15.15-16.00 Ask the Migration school: Josephine Sörensson

16.30-17.30 Ask a researcher about social inequalities in health: Johan Rehnberg, ARC

17.30-18.30 Ask a researcher about depression: Linnea Sjöberg, ARC

Also: Test your sense of smell and hand strength, and participate in a survey about aging in Stockholm as a city.

Seminar Thursday 13 June at 16.00-17.00

Title: “Dementia and mental ill health in the elderly – the biggest challenges of the 2020s”

Moderator: Susanne Rolfner Suvanto, manager, the nursing institute in Sweden

Differences in mental ill health among elderly people

Carin Lennartsson, senior lecturer, Aging Research Center, KI/SU

Depression in the elderly

Linnea Sjöberg, Scientific communicator for NEAR, Aging Research Center,KI/SU

Equal and safe dementia care – from a migration perspective

Josephine Sörensson, project manager, the Migration School, Dementia Knowledge .Centre, Region Skåne

A dementia-friendly society – how do we get there?

Gunilla Nordberg, vice president, Swedish dementia Center

Support for elderly with mental illness

Lars Sonde, investigator, Swedish Gerontology Research Center

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