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SILS 2015 - Centre for Ageing and Supportive Environments, Lund University


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In introduction to SILS 2015 panel of international specialists on “Aging of the Population: Opportunity or Threat?”
By: Susanne Iwarsson, Lund University (Sweden)
At Sherbrooke International Life Sciences Summit - 2nd edition | September 28/29/30 2015

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SILS 2015 - Centre for Ageing and Supportive Environments, Lund University

  1. 1. Susanne Iwarsson, Professor, Department of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine & Doctor Honoris Causa, Riga Stradins University, Latvia Centre for Ageing and Supportive Environments Swedish National Graduate School for Competitive Science on Ageing and Health (SWEAH) MultiPark – Strategic Research Area in Neuroscience
  2. 2. Inter- and Transdisciplinary Research Approaches • Environmental Gerontology • Health Sciences (OT, PT, nursing, public health) • Clinical Sciences (geriatrics, rehabilitation medicine) • Social and Behavioral Sciences (psychology, social work) • Engineering (public transport, industrial design, computer science) • Housing and local community environments as supportive environments for activity and health along the processes of ageing and disablement • Primary/municipal health care, rehabilitation • Physical planning, at local, regional, national and international levels • Research with and about user participation
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