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January 25, 2019

11. Interdisziplinäres Uro-Onkologisches Symposium 2019
promoted by: Universitätsspital Zürich (
Zürich / Switzerland

April 15 – 18, 2019

2019 Aging in America Conference
promoted by: American Society on Aging  (
New Orleans / USA 

May 15 – 17, 2019

XIV. Kongress der DGGPP
promoted by: Deutsche Gesellschaft für Gerontopsychiatrie und -psychotherapie (
Essen / Germany

May 23 – 25, 2019

15. Berliner Krebskongress
promoted by: Vivantes Tumorzentrum (
Berlin / Germany

July 10 – 12, 2019

The British Society of Gerontology 48th Annual Conference
promoted by: British Society of Gerontolgy (BSG) (
Liverpool / Great Britain

September 5 – 7, 2019

Gerontologie und Geriatrie Kongress 2019
promoted by: Deutsche Gesellschaft für Geriatrie e. V. (
Frankfurt / Germany

November 21 – 23, 2019

43. Wissenschaftlicher Kongress der Deutschen Hochdruckliga e.V. DHL® - Deutsche Gesellschaft für Hypertonie und Prävention

promoted by: Deutsche Gesellschaft für Hypertonie und Prävention (

Berlin / Germany


Research projects initiated by GERO mainly focus on investigations into the maintenance and improvement of the quality of life of aged people.

Current Research projects

  1. Geriatric rehabilitation Investigations into structures and processes of functional and psychological developments of older rehabilitation patients from the epidemiological, psychological and social point of view.

  2. Post-traumatic quality of life Investigations into health-bound and psycho-social dynamics following a traumatic experience.

  3. Managed care Investigations into the medical and economic aspects of patient-oriented control of acute medical services, in-patient services, out-patient services, and nursing services in Europe and the USA.

  4. Survey on the quality of life of aged people by taking special account of the subjective and objective aspects of the living environment.

Planned research projects

  1. Investigations into the intercultural differences in the case of defined psycho-social and medical aspects of so-called old-age infirmities in cooperation with WHO.

  2. Comparative investigations into changes of social and functional competence of the aged in Europe and the US.



GERO-initiated research projects dealing generally with the restoration or maintenance of good communication structures and the associated quality of life in the old age. The focus is drastically targeted on circumstances of living conditions among older fellow in modern industrial societies as well as socio-political consequences of demographic developments.

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