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Aging as a consequence of the normal aging process is open to interventions. Age not. Since aging affects the human being in its entirety, we have founded the Network Aging Research (NAR), in order to research the different aspects of aging on an interdisciplinary concept.


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Final Conference: Research Training Group "People with Dementia in the Acute Hospital"

Kongress Cancelled WhiteWe regret to announce the cancellation of our Congress „People with Dementia in Acute Care Hospitals“ that was scheduled for March 16, 2020. The cancellation of the congress is a result of our concern regarding the coronavirus spread.

Please accept our appologies for any inconveniencies the cancellation may cause to you.

You will receive a notification once we set a new date.

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Contact I Dr. Birgit Teichmann I Tel. +49 6221 54 8124






Next NAR-Lecture I 25.06.2020 I 17.00-19.00 Uhr

Our next NAR seminar on the topic "ECONOMIC ASPECTS OF AGING"

will take place on Thursday, 20 February 2020.

  • Aging and Economy: What we know  and what we don´t
    Prof. Dr. h.c. Axel Börsch-Supan, Ph.D., München

  • Second Career or last chance? Start-ups with Life Experience
    Prof. Dr. Annete Franke, Ludwigsburg

  • Economic Decisions in Old Age: Better Worse or Simply Comparable to Previous Life?
    Prof. Dr. Christine Schwieren, Heidelberg

Contact I Taisiya Baysalova I Tel. +49 6221 54 8101



Special issue "People with Dementia in the Acute Hospital"

For the past 16 years, the Robert Bosch Stiftung has been focusing its funding on one, to find the best possible way to deal with the disease dementia and those affected and support relatives in their "life with dementia". To hospitalizations for Patients with the secondary diagnosis to make dementia gentler, the Robert Bosch Foundation sponsored in 2012 the program "People with dementia in acute hospital"  at the Network Aging Research of the University of Heidelberg. The scientific direction lies with Prof. Dr. med. Dr. h.c. Andreas Kruse, Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Konrad Beyreuther, PD Dr. Jürgen Bauer and Dr. med. Birgit Teichmann. The goal of the Research Training Group is the research of innovative approaches for dealing with dementia in the acute hospital. Due to the interdisciplinary cooperation in the Kolleg, new scientific and Findings to promote the quality of life of people with dementia during and be developed after the stay in the acute hospital. The supplement of the magazine for gerontology and geriatrics, funded by the Robert Bosch Foundation thus represents the
optimal platform to gain scientific knowledge and its to make translational projects accessible to the public, both from practitioners as well as scientists.

Issuing Editor I Birgit Teichmann, Jürgen M. Bauer, Konrad Beyreuther and Andreas Kruse

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Cäcilia-Schwarz-Award for innovation in old aid

Dr. Carl-Philipp Jansen, scientific employee of the network ageing research, receives the "Cäcilia-Schwarz-funding award of the German Association for public and private care e.v. for innovation in the old aid"

He was awarded for his master's degree, in which he had dealt with the recording and modification of movement behavior in the stationary elderly care.

"I am incredibly proud that our work receives a special appreciation 'out of practice' through this award. This makes it more than just research", says the clown sports scientist in his speech.

The Award ceremony took place on June 19., 2019 in Berlin.

Photo credits: Holger Groß

Contact I Dr. Birgit Teichmann I Tel. +49 6221 54 8124


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