NEAR’s director Laura Fratiglioni was interviewed in “Rapport” on Swedish public TV about the administration of morphine to elderly in case of breathing difficulties. See the interview here (in Swedish).
Leading Swedish geriatric researchers have critisized the Swedish government for not utilizing the special committee for elderly questions that was set up by the same administration in the autumn of 2019. Requests from the committee to play a role in the Covid-19-pandemic have been left unanswered. (In Swedish.) Read more and listen
Ingmar Skoog, PI and member of the NEAR Steering Board, is interviewed in Altinget (in Swedish).
Laura Fratiglioni and Ingmar Skoog from the NEAR collaboration are among the experts interviewed in “Vetenskapsradion På djupet” on the problems with the spread of Covid-19 among the most vulnerable, elderly people in Sweden (In Swedish). Click on the image or listen here.
Carin Lennartsson, PI of the NEAR-associated project SWEOLD, is interviewed on Swedish Television on the growing problems with social isolation for the elderly in the Covid-19 risk groups. (Click the picture to view the clip. In Swedish.) She is also featured in an article (in Swedish), commenting on the myth that Swedish elderly are the […]
On the Swedish public television show Agenda on Sunday, 10 May, the NEAR PI and collaborator Professor Ingmar Skoog took part in a discussion panel about the failure to protect the elderly in Sweden. The discussion starts at the 11-minute mark. (In Swedish.)
In Läkartidningen, 30 leading Swedish researchers in aging research offered their help to the government and Swedish governmental agencies to secure the best care for the elderly, the group most affected by the coronavirus. Read the opinion article here»»
NEAR PI:s and other Swedish aging researchers wrote an opinion piece for Sweden’s largest newspaper Aftonbladet, regarding age discrimination during the coronavirus pandemic.
Professor Ingmar Skoog, head of the Gothenburg Population studies and member of the NEAR Steering board, is interviewed on Swedish Television, Channel 4, on 6 April (in Swedish).
Read about NEAR in the second issue 2019 of “äldre i centrum”, which is a research magazine on older adults and aging. ÄiC 2-19 ARC_Latest http://www.aldreicentrum.se/