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In 1999 the Swedish Ministry for Social Affairs promoted and supported a national project aimed at monitoring and evaluating the care-of-the-elderly system in Sweden. To achieve these aims, four longitudinal individual-based data collection describing the aging process and encompassing the care system as whole, has been initiated. This project was named The Swedish National study on Aging and Care (SNAC).


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SNAC-K is one of the four subprojects included in SNAC. Ultimate goal of SNAC-K is to understand the aging process, and to identify possible preventive strategies to improve health and care in elderly adults.


Visit to Kungsholmsdoktorn primary care center

On May 15th, 2024, Gunilla Svanhagen and Paula Sjöstrand from the SNAC-K data collection team and Amaia Calderón-Larrañaga (vice-PI of SNAC-k) visited Kungsholmsdoktorn primary care center with the aim of informing their staff about our

New SNAC-K flyer

SNAC-K has a new flyer informing about the study. The flyer is available in both English and Swedish. Download pdf in English Download pdf in Swedish

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