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Ingmar Skoog – Host of the Swedish radio program “Sommar” in P1


The NEAR Steering Board member, Ingmar Skoog, was one of the hosts of the well-known program entitled “Sommar” (Summer) on the Swedish radio program P1, 2 August 2021.

Among other things, Ingmar talked about the Covid-19 pandemic, which has revealed poor knowledge on health- and social related aspects of older persons by politicians and authorities, ageism, as well as the large improvements in physical, cognitive, and sexual health of later-born cohorts of older adults. Ingmar also shared some of his personal experiences from decades of working as a researcher and psychiatrist. Ingmar’s program has received much attention and good reviews.

Recension: Sommar i P1: Ingmar Skoog | GP

Sommar i P1 2021: Så var Ingmar Skoogs program – DN.SE

Sommar i P1: Ingmar Skoog om välmenande ålderism (


Photo: Henrik Brunnsgård © Sveriges Radio 2021

Listen to the interview (in Swedish)


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