Links

NATIONAL INTERNET LINKS ON GEROPSYCHOLOGY 

This page will give an overview of significant national activities and initiatives within the context of GeroPsychology. 

Austria

Some links on geropsychological projects, NGOs and research institutes in Austria:

 1) Working groups

 http://www.boep.or.at/Gerontopsychologie.241.0.html: Section Gerontopsychology in the Austrian Psychological Association. Offers information and trainings for psychologists

 http://www.alzheimer-selbsthilfe.at/: Information for people and their relatives on Alzheimers Disease. Offers education for caregivers

 http://alzheimer-gesellschaft.at/: Information on Alzheimers Disease.

 http://www.alzheimer-hilfe.at/: Information for people and their relatives on Alzheimers Disease. Offers education for caregivers and training for patients

 http://www.uni-salzburg.at/portal/page?_pageid=138,574547&_dad=portal&_schema=PORTAL: Working group “gerontopsychology”. Offers education in clinical Gerontopsychology and Gerontopsychotherapy in some nursing homes

 http://www.gnpoe.at/arbeitsgruppen: working group in the Austrian Neuropsychological Association

 http://www.psychotherapie.at/gerontopsychotherapie : Section Gerontopsychotherapy in the Austrian Psychotherapeutic Association (ÖBVP)

 2. Educations/ studies

 http://www.donau-uni.ac.at/de/studium/demenzstudien/index.php: Offers education and training for persons, working with people suffering from dementia

 http://85.25.60.246/t3_plejaden/index.php?id=29: Information and training for older people and their caregivers.

 http://www.ait.ac.at/ : Does studies in AAL. For example http://www.aaluis.eu/

 

3. Information on Aging

 http://www.statistik.at/web_de/statistiken/bevoelkerung/bevoelkerungsstruktur/bevoelkerung_nach_alter_geschlecht/index.html: Information about aging in Austria

 http://www.fgoe.org/gesundheitsfoerderung/infos/erster-osterreichischer-demenzbericht: First Austrian Report on Dementia

 http://www.50plus.at/gedaechtnis/gedaechtnisambulanzen.htm: Information about memory-clinics in Austria

 http://www.iccr-international.org/activage/docs/activage-rapidreport-at-de.pdf: Aging Policy in Austria

 http://ec.europa.eu/austria/news/2012_01_13_aktives_altern_de.htm : Aging in Austria and some studies. http://ec.europa.eu/public_opinion/archives/ebs/ebs_378_fact_at_de.pdf

 http://www.bmask.gv.at/cms/site/liste.html?channel=CH0164 : Information about active aging in the country

 http://www.bmvit.gv.at/innovation/internationales/aal/index.html AAL-projects in Austria http://www.kleinezeitung.at/nachrichten/wirtschaft/vision/2375645/fuers-alter-geruestet.story : Some examples AAL-projects in Austria

 

Csech Republic

Česká společnost pro trénování paměti a mozkový jogging www.trenovanipameti.cz

Hestia, o.s. http://www.hest.cz/dobrovolnicke-programy/program-3g/

Elpida pro seniory www.elpida.cz

Informační portál www.helpnet.cz (např. kontakty na Univerzity třetího věku)

Univerzity volného času Praha www.vltavska.cz i v dalších městech ČR

Psychiatrické centrum Praha www.pcp.lf3.cuni.cz

AD Centrum PCP http://www.pcp.lf3.cuni.cz/adcentrum/tp_uvod.html

Rodinný klub Sedmička v pohybu http://www.fitklubhj.cz/

Česká asociace sport pro všechny www.caspv.cz 

Svaz tělesně postižených www.svaztp.cz

Evropská komise http://active-ageing-2012.eu

Ministerstvo práce a sociálních věcí http://www.mpsv.cz/cs/11696

Croatia

Some links on geropsychological projects, NGOs and research institutes in Croatia:

 http://www.psihologija.hr/ - Croatian Psychological Association

 Local community projects:

http://zdrava-sana.istra-istria.hr/index.php?id=3165 – Project Healthy Istria: Programs for Older Citizens of the County of Istria

http://www1.zagreb.hr/vodics/index.html  - Guide for older citizens, City of Zagreb

http://www.zagreb.hr/default.aspx?id=5630 Project Gerontological Centres of the City of Zagreb

http://www.rijeka.hr/PsihosocijalnaZastitaOsobaStarije - Psychosocial Assistance Programs for Older Persons, City of Rijeka

 Links of several non-governmental organizations providing assistance and psychological counselling to older persons:

http://dugzivot.com/gerontolog.hr and http://www.pravaustarosti.com/  - links of the Association for Protection and Promotion of Older Persons Rights

http://www.dobrobit.hr/ - “Well-being” - psychological counselling and support, training

http://www.prisutnost.hr/ - “Presence” – providing electronic device to alert stand-by volunteers in case of emergency, psychological counselling and support

http://www.zajednickiput.hr/ - foundation, providing social services, accommodation, assistance, and psychological counselling and support

http://www.alzheimer.hr/ - Croatian Association for Alzheimer Disease – medical assistance, and psychological counselling and support

http://www.muh.hr/index.php/about-us - Croatian Pensioners’ Organization

 Geropsychology research institutions links:

http://www.pilar.hr/ - Institute of Social Sciences Ivo Pilar, Zagreb

http://psihologija.ffzg.unizg.hr/ - Dept. of Psychology, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Zagreb

http://www.zvu.hr/index.php?lang=en - Dept. of Health Psychology, University of Applied Health Studies, Zagreb

Germany

http://www.geronto.uni-erlangen.org/links.shtml#1

Website with a long list of links in the field of aging throughout Germany and Europe.  The site also links to mostly german-speaking websites. 

http://www.geronto.uni-erlangen.org

English website of the Institute of Psychogerontology at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg (Prof. Lang)

http://www.psychologie.uni-heidelberg.de/ae/apa/index-en.html

English website of the Psychological Ageing Research unit at the University of Heidelberg (Prof. Wahl).

 http://www.dggg-online.de/englisch.php

English language site of the Germany Society of Gerontology and Geriatrics.

 http://www.dza.de/en/homepage.html

English website of the Germany Centre of Gerontology in Berlin. includes also information on the Germany Aging Survey.

 http://www.grp.hwz.uni-muenchen.de/

English website of the Generation Research Program of Bavaria, a centre of interdisciplinary research in ageing, brain research, usability, and assistive systems. 

Luxembourg

ALA (Association Luxembourgeoise Alzheimer; Luxembourg Alzheimer Association); www.alzheimer.lu

ALGG (Association Luxembourgeoise de Gérontologie / Gériatrie; Luxembourg Gerontology / Geriatric Association ; Contact : dieter.ferring@uni.lu);

RBS - Center fir Altersfroen (RSB Centre for Ageingn) www.rbs.lu

 Research Unit INSIDE, University of Luxembourg; Domain “Ageing and Life span Development” http://wwwfr.uni.lu/recherche/flshase/inside; Contact: dieter.ferring@uni.lu)

 

Spain

http://www.imsersomayores.csic.es/

This is the Institutional PORTAL from the National Institute of the Elderly and Social services and the National Research Council. It can be found:

            Documents: http://www.imsersomayores.csic.es/documentacion/index.htm

            Legislation: http://www.imsersomayores.csic.es/senileg/index.htm

            Statistics: http://www.imsersomayores.csic.es/estadisticas/index.htm

            Research (Projects): http://www.imsersomayores.csic.es/seniinv/index.htm

            Psychology and health: http://www.imsersomayores.csic.es/salud/index.htm

            Social resources: http://www.imsersomayores.csic.es/recursos/index.html

            International: http://www.imsersomayores.csic.es/internacional/index.htm

            Agenda and Courses: http://www.imsersomayores.csic.es/senieve/index.htm

            Institutions: http://www.imsersomayores.csic.es/enlaces/index.htm

This page show a “Founder” for any information all over Spain about the elderly, age, and  ageing.

 

http://www.envejecimientoactivo2012.es/imserso_01/envejecimiento_activo_2012/index.htm

In this page it can be found al institutions, activities, good practices, etc. developed in Spain at occasion than the European year of Active Ageing.

 http://www.envejecimientoactivo.com/

It is an announcement of the publication: “White book of Active Ageing”

http://www.imserso.es/imserso_01/envejecimiento_activo/libro_blanco/index.htm

It can be found the book in pdf.

http://www.envejecimientoactivo.es, http://www.vivirconvitalidad.com

It is a site with information for ageing well.

http://www.investigacion.cchs.csic.es/gie/node/6

It contains research on ageing conducted by the National Research Agency (CSIC, Scientific Research Council).

http://www.uam.es/centros/psicologia/paginas/geronto/

It contains research on ageing developed at the Autonomous University of Madrid.

http://www.envelliment.org/index_cast.php

Ageing Institute of Autonomous University of  Barcelona

Turkey

Turkish Psychological Association

http://www.psikolog.org.tr/