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Congratulations! Ingmar Skoog has been awarded “Senior of the Year 2020” in Sweden

2021-04-07

Ingmar Skoog has been elected “Senior of the Year 2020” by the membership magazine SPF Seniorerna.

The jury’s motivation: Ingmar Skoog has persistently raised his voice for older individuals. To protect older adults, both during the pandemic as well as under normal circumstances, one needs to have deep knowledge of aging. Ingmar has this knowledge and more persons should listen to him.

Photo by Stefan Edetoft

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