The Aging Research Center in the 23rd Nordic Congress of Gerontology

23 June, 2016 in subject Okategoriserade

The Aging Research Center (ARC) was well represented in the 23rd Nordic Congress of Gerontology (23NKG) with keynote lecture, symposia, oral presentations, posters and a table in the exhibition. ARC brochures and activity reports were distributed and the table was well visited.
ARC researchers were involved in several sessions, both as organizers:

  • S 14 – Twenty-five years of research achievements for a healthier life in aging: The Kungsholmen Projects in central Stockholm
    Chairs: Qiu & Welmer
  • S 29 – Alzheimer’s disease – New treatment strategies
    Chairs: Kivipelto; Winblad
  • S 40 – The five country oldest old project
    Chair: Fors
  • S 46 – Social change and health inequalities in old age
    Chair: Fritzell
  • S 49 – Drug treatment in very old age and at end-of-life: findings across Nordic countries
    Chair: Johnell

But also with one or more presentations in the following symposia:

  • S7 – Older people and working life: Policy and health perspectives
    Chair: Joy Torgé
  • S17 – Cost and Quality of Home-Care for Older people, in Europe
    Chairs: Henriette van den Roest, Harriet Finne-Soveri
  • S18 – Trajectories in long term care
    Chair: Marjolein Broese van Groenou
  • S51 – Buffering effects of early life and midlife lifestyle factors on change in cognitive functions in later life: Findings from the Swedish Adoption/Twin Study of Aging (SATSA)
    Chair: Anna Dahl Aslan

Oral presentaters from ARC:
Charlotta Nilsen
Emerald Heiland
Yajun Liang
Poster presenters from ARC:
Neda Agahi
Amaia Calderón Larrañaga
Alexander Darin-Mattsson
Harpa Sif Eyjolfsdottir
Davide Liborio Vetrano
Lucas Morin
Kuan-Yu Pan
Johan Rehnberg
For the full program and more details of ARC participation at the congress visit the 23NKG website: