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Senior research in cooperation


The project is a part of the university’s strategic research cooperation with the University of Skövde. The project is anchored in the research area The Human Perspective in Care.

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Start date

2013-01-01

End date

2019-12-31

The proportion of older people in the world is steadily rising, particularly in Sweden and Europe. While this is good news, it is also a challenge for society as a whole. An important part of what we see as problematic with this aging, both for individuals and socioeconomically, is, however, not aging itself but the illnesses that accompany it.