About AgeArc – University of Copenhagen

About AgeArc

Ageing in the Arctic is a research and development project developed and conducted in close collaboration between the participating Greenlandic municipalities and researchers, health professionals and educational managers from, University of Copenhagen, University of Greenland, VIVE, University of Southern Denmark and University College Copenhagen.

The project Ageing in the Arctic aims to combine studies of health, well-being and quality of life among older people in Greenland to create new knowledge about the everyday life, health challenges and health practices of older people and socio-cultural structures of ageing. The project moreover aims to produce ideas for new health promoting initiatives and solutions in the Greenlandic municipalities as well as suggestions for improvement of education for healthcare workers.

The project is supported by the VELUX FOUNDATION with 5.6 million DKK.

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