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SWEAH had its own symposium at 26th Nordic Congress of Gerontology in Odense (26NKG)

en grupp människor i ett klassrum
From left: Susanne Iwarsson, Emilia W.E. Viklund, Sofi Fristedt, 
Charlotte Löfqvist, Arianna Poli, Elias Ingebrand.

The symposium was named: Ageing, technology and health in later life: Results from the interdisciplinary national graduate school in Sweden.

Chair: Charlotte Löfqvist, Lund University

The participants in the symposium were:

  • Sofi Fristedt, Lund University
    Attitudes and adoption of technologies for active and healthy ageing from a generational perspective
  • Emilia W.E. Viklund, Åbo Akademi University 
    Very important, to whom it may concern: A Finnish interview study exploring older persons’ perceptions of a new social application
  • Elias Ingebrand, Linköping University
    Guiding novice tablet users living with dementia in managing iPads
  • Arianna Poli, Linköping University
    Does the Uneven Involvement of Older People in Digital Health Research Bias Research Results?

The conference was arranged by the Nordic Gerontological Federation, the Danish Society of Gerontology, and the Danish Geriatric Society, and the theme of this year was Change and Continuity.