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Research in Aging

The research in Center for Healthy Aging focuses on how more people can get a healthy life and a healthy aging. The research is interdisciplinary and looks at aging and aging processes from cells to society. The research will provide knowledge which can form the basis for new approaches to prevention and health promotion for the benefit of the individual, family and community health economics. 

Research themes

Aging is a complex issue. It must be investigated and understood at many levels, including cells, the individual, society and culture. The research is organised under three themes: 

1. Health-promotion Innovations in Local Communities 
2. Life Course Aging Processes
3. Energy Levels in Humans