Research group Karin Modig: Care for older people

More and more older people live in the community rather than in care homes. We study the changing living arrangements and patterns of long-term care use across the older population in Sweden.

Selected publications

Years of life lost during the Covid-19 pandemic in Sweden considering variation in life expectancy by level of geriatric care.
Ebeling M, Acosta E, Caswell H, Meyer AC, Modig K
Eur J Epidemiol 2022 Oct;37(10):1025-1034

The Impact of Hip Fracture on Geriatric Care and Mortality Among older Swedes: Mapping Care Trajectories and Their Determinants.
Meyer AC, Ebeling M, Drefahl S, Hedström M, Ek S, Sandström G, Modig K
Am J Epidemiol 2022 Aug;():

Nationwide data on home care and care home residence: presentation of the Swedish Social Service Register, its content and coverage.
Meyer AC, Sandström G, Modig K
Scand J Public Health 2022 Nov;50(7):946-958

The importance of close next of kin for independent living and readmissions among older Swedish hip fracture patients.
Jørgensen TSH, Meyer AC, Hedström M, Fors S, Modig K
Health Soc Care Community 2022 May;30(3):e727-e738

Determinants of home care utilization among the Swedish old: nationwide register-based study.
Brändström A, Meyer AC, Modig K, Sandström G
Eur J Ageing 2022 Sep;19(3):651-662