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Universidad de la Coruña. Facultad de Ciencias de la Salud, Departamento de Medicina. Grupo de invesResearch Funder/Centre

Type of institution

Research centre

Website

http://gerontologia.udc.es/

Description

The Gerontology Research Group at A Coruña University was founded in 1992 with the aim of going deeply into ageing and its affecting aspects.
From a multidisciplinary perspective, the group is formed, among others, by gerontology specialist professionals within the fields of medicine, psychology, sociology, engineering, occupational therapy, physiotherapy, speech-therapy, nursing and social work. All of them try to improve the quality of life of the old people through their different but coordinated activities.


• Teaching; which include first cycle subjects (gerontology and geriatrics), post-grade (University Master in Gerontology) and (Master in Gerontology and Geriatrics Assessment and Intervention) and PhD (Ageing: advances and research)
• Research; through the different opened lines and public subsidized projects mainly referred to neurodegenerative diseases and to the application of the new communication and information techniques in the field of the old people
• Assistance; through our participation as professionals in the management of the Gerontologic Complex La Milagrosa located in A Coruña

Aims

Our main aim is improve the quality of life in elderly people.

Main research areas

TIC and elderly people. Neurodegeneratives diseases in elderly people. Alzheimer's disease. Non farmachological intervention in dementia.

Research disciplines

Medical/Clinical Sciences/Nursing,Social/Behavioral

Address

José C. Millán Calenti (Director del grupo de inve
Facultad de Ciencias de la Salud Departamento de M
Edificio Universitario de Oza
A Coruña
15006

Telephone

981 16 70 00

Fax

981 16 71 20

Email

jcmillan@udc.es

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