21st Nordic Congress of Gerontology, Copenhagen, Denmark[Event Date: 2012-06-10 ]
The 21st Nordic Congress of Gerontology will take place on 10 to 13 June 2012 in Copenhagen, Denmark.
In almost every country, the proportion of people aged over 60 years is growing faster than any other age group. This population ageing can be seen as a success story for public health policies and for socioeconomic development, but it also challenges society to adapt, in order to maximize the health and functional capacity of older people as well as their social participation and security.
Future research will look into the dilemmas of a problem-oriented perspective versus a focus on resources balanced, evidence-based knowledge versus practical options in everyday life, and technology versus human resources. Future research will look into the dilemmas of a problem-oriented perspective versus a focus on resource-balanced, evidence-based knowledge versus practical options in everyday life, and technology versus human resources.
The event will be an opportunity for researchers from academia and industry, practitioners, and all stakeholders to discuss aspects of gerontology and geriatric medicine, as well as compare and debate different innovative solutions for tackling the challenges the world¿s ageing population poses.
For further information, please visit http://www.21nkg.dk/index.html
Data Source Provider: Danish Society of Gerontology/Danish Society of Geriatrics
Document Reference: Based on an event announcement
Subject Index: Healthcare delivery/services; Medicine, Health; Social Aspects