NEWS AND EVENTS
Defense of the Doctoral Thesis: Differential effect of aerobic exercise in people with cognitive impairment.
Signing of a framework agreement of collaboration between the University of A Coruña (UDC) and the Polytechnic Institute of Bragança (IPB).
Researchers from the Unidad de Investigación y Formación sobre Adultos y Personas Mayores from the IPVC have completed a research visit at the University of A Coruña.
September 21th is the World Alzheimer’s Day. The GRG collaborates with the FAGAL in the promotion campaign " In the Alzheimer, you are an important piece ".
Dra. Ana Maseda Rodríguez has been appointed as temporary lecturer in the Department of Medicine (UDC).
Mrs. An Ji-Young, researcher in the Inje University, Seoul, and Prof. Ricardo García Mira from the UDC, visited the GIG and The Gerontological Complex La Milagrosa.
Falls in the elderly may be the first sign of a disease that has not yet been detected and when they occur repeatedly leads to functional decline.
Defense of the Doctoral Thesis: Attitudes of future health and social services professionals toward their work with the elderly. Kogan Scale and intergenerational relations.
Agreement between University of A Coruña and Association of Retired and Pensioners from A Coruña.
Socio-health care for elderly people. Prof. Millan maintains the necessity to specialise healthcare resources.
Last February 12th, 2015, the students of the Master in Gerontology of the UDC defended their thesis.
Within the frame of the European Project UnderstAid, the researchers have tested the application interface which will be tested soon in smartphones and tablets.
Defense of 2 Doctoral Thesis of members of the Gerontology Research Group.
Interview with José Carlos Millán Calenti on the Galician Television show A Revista Fin de Semana.
(Min.: 14:39 to 22:46)
The last European partners´ meeting for the @Learn project was held in the Faculty of Health Sciences and diplomas were given to the students.
Mobile units of Home Gerontologic Support (AGAD), supported by the new technologies (ICT) should be a target for the future.
The Sociedad Gallega de Gerontología y Geriatría (SGXX) (Galician Society of Gerontology and Geriatrics) held its XXVI International Conference on July 20th and 21st.
Active, independent and healthy old people. Any Galician elder aged 65 has a life expectancy longer than his childhood, about 20 years.
UDC collaborates with the Association of Families with Members suffering from Alzheimer´s Disease of Ferrolterra in the development of different activities.
Galisenior is committed to promoting the prevention of dependence. The Fair will take place in Expourense exhibition site (Ourense) on May 14th and 15th.
The Sociedad Gallega de Gerontología y Geriatría proposes to establish prevention and early detection mechanisms in the Primary Care centers.
Telegerontología® Project was awarded the "Jiménez Herrero" prize by the Galician Royal Academy of Medicine and Surgery.
An agreement was signed last January 15th between Down Galicia and the Sociedad Gallega de Gerontología y Geriatría to design ageing programs.
30% of caregivers are +65 years old. This analysis was developed within the + Active Aging Project (European Regional Development Fund - ERDF).