Lectures and seminars

Seminar: Multidisciplinary views on life in old age – views from Finland

2014-09-0413:00 to 16:30 room S415, Alfred Nobels Allé 23Campus Flemingsberg

Core 3 of the Strategic Research Programme in Care Sciences (SFO-V) and the Programme for Doctoral Education in Health Care Science (PUF-V) invite to a seminar with three invited guests from Finland:

Sirkkaliisa Heimonen is a PhD (Psychology), who works at the Age Institute (Finland) as a Line Manager in a branch called Encounters, Inclusion and Mental Well-being of old people. Her doctoral thesis in 2005 dealt with experiences of younger patients with Alzheimer’s disease and their spouses during the early stages of the disease. Currently she works as a project leader in a project called ‘The Meaning in Old Age - Knowledge and Tools for Supporting the Psychological Well-Being of Older People’.

Anna Mäki-Petäjä-Leinonen is Docent in Family law in the Faculty of Law, University of Helsinki. The title of her doctoral thesis is ‘Legal Status of a Person with Dementia’. Her current research project is ‘Elder law – National and International Aspects of Law and Aging’.

Elisa Virkola is a nurse and PhD of social sciences, University of Jyväskylä. Her thesis, Agency, reflexivity and negotiations – Dementia in the everyday life of a woman who lives alone, examines agency, life situations and everyday life of older women with dementia who live alone in the community.

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