ARC researchers in Forte talks

3 March, 2016 in subject Okategoriserade

Forte Talks 2016The Aging Research Center participates in Forte talks on March 8-9. Forte Talks is a conference that aims to be a meeting point between research and practice within the area of health, working life and welfare. ARC participates with:
Scientific talks:
Pär Schön – ”En äldrevård i obalans” (socialgerontologi), March 9, at 13:00 – 13:30
Hui-Xin Wang – ”Psychosocial factors and dementia” (medicin), March 9, at 11:15 – 11:45
Martin Lövdén – ”Utbildning och kognitiv förmåga” (psykologi) , March 8,  at 15:05 – 15:35
Seminar: ”Ojämlikhet i hälsa bland äldre”,  March 8 at 14.30
Johan Fritzell, professor, Aging Research Center (ARC), Karolinska institutet och Stockholms universitet
Stefan Fors, fil. dr., ARC
Jenny Torssander, fil. dr., Institutet för social forskning, Stockholms universitet
Jonas Wastesson, fil. dr, Max-Planck Odense Center on the Biodemography of Aging
Margareta Kristensson, professor, Linköpings universitet, ledamot i kommissionen för jämlik hälsa
Poster presentations:
Barbara Caracciolo – “Older working women have worse subjective memory and higher risk profiles and benefit more from retirement than men”
Alexander Darin-Mattson – “A life-course with financial hardship and psychological distress in old age: Evidence from Sweden”
Charlotta Nilsen – “Work stressors in late midlife and physical functioning in old age”
Dominika Seblova – “Association between education and dementia: A nation-wide register based study with 60-90-years follow-up
Louise Sundberg – “The contribution of changes in age and cause specific mortality to the declining sex gap in life expectancy in Sweden 1997-2014”
ARC will also have a booth in the exhibition area where we will display material and answer questions about ARC and the organizations in the House of Aging Research: the Stockholm Gerontology Research Center, Swedish Dementia Centre, and the magazine Older People in Focus (Äldre i Centrum).
Information on the program of Forte talks: