Forte is allocating SEK 160 million to research on the health and well-being of older people. The funds are divided into three programme grants and 19 project grants and the research will begin in 2023 and continue until 2029.

Lena Dahlberg receives a programme grant for the Research programme on Ageing, Loneliness, and Mental health: understanding the connections and enabling change (REALM), which focuses on loneliness in older adults, how loneliness is understood and experienced, and its relationship with mental health.

Serhiy Dehktyar has been granted funding for his project entitled Old age depression: improving prevention and care by taking into account transitions across the spectrum of depressive symptoms, investigating the role of psychosocial, behavioural, and socioeconomic determinants of diverse depressive symptom patterns and transitions between them.

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