Completed Research Projects

Social Participation and Responsibility Among the Elderly in Eastern Europe - A cooperation between the "Memory, Responsibility, and Future" foundation and The Institute of Gerontology of Heidelberg University (2008-2012)

Primary Investigator: Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Andreas Kruse, Prof. Dr. Eric Schmitt
Project Coordinator: Dr. Jörg Hinner.
Financed by: The "Memory, Responsibility, and Future" Foundation


Successful Aging in the Workplace (2007-2012)

Primary Investigator: Dr. Daniela Jopp, Jon Sanford
Project Partner: Jon Sanford, College of Architecture, Center for Assistive Technology and Environmental Access, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA; Microsoft Corporation INC
Financed by: U.S. National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR)


CASOENAC Socio-demographic change and active ageing. Scientific contributions to anticipatory public policies (Cambio sociodemográfico y envejecimiento activo. Contribución científica para políticas públicas previsoras) (2009-2011)

Principal Investigators: Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Andreas Kruse, Prof. Dr. Eric Schmitt
Project Coordinator: Dr. Carolin Kollewe
Project Partners: Secretaría de Salud y Bienestar Social del Estado de Colima (Mexico), Universidad de Guadalajara (Mexico), Universidad de Colima (Mexico), Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (Spain), Fundación Academia Europea de Yuste (Spain)
Financed by: FONCICYT (Fondo de Cooperación Internacional en Ciencia y Tecnología Unión Europea - México/International Fonds for the cooperation in the Sciences and Technology European Union - Mexico)


Successful Development of Cognitive Functioning: On the Interplay between Resources, Strategies, and Beliefs (2005-2009)

Primary Investigator: Dr. Daniela Jopp
Project Partner: Prof. Christopher Hertzog, School of Psychology, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta,GA
Financed by: German Research Foundation


QUADEM – Beacon Project Dementia (2008-2010)  

Qualification measures to increase quality of human life with dementia by supporting the communication and cooperation in elder care.
 
Primary Investigator: Prof. Dr. Johannes Pantel, Prof. Dr. Andreas Kruse, Prof. Dr. Johannes Schröder
Cooperationpartner: Prof. Dr. Johannes Pantel, Klinik für Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie der Johann Wolfgang-Goethe-Universität Frankfurt/Main; Prof. Dr. Johannes Schröder, Sektion Gerontopsychiatrie, Universitätsklinikum Heidelberg; Dr. Julia Haberstroh, Johann Wolfgang-Goethe-Universität Frankfurt/M.
Financed by: Federal Ministry for Health and University Frankfurt a.M
 

ELMA – Maintaining the occupational Capacity and Motivation in older Employees (2007-2010)

Primary investigator: Prof. Dr. Andreas Kruse

 

DEMIAN- People with Dementia in individually significant everyday Situations (2004-2010)

A care concept to contribute positive experience

 
Primary investigator: Prof. Dr. Andreas Kruse, Dr. Susanne Re
Financed by: German Federal Ministry for education and research
 

Succesfull Developments of cognitive Functionung: On the Interplay between Resources Strategies and Beliefs (2005-2009))

Primary investigator: Dr. Daniela Jopp
Project Partner: Prof. Christopher Hertzog, School of Psychology, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA
Financed by: German Research Foundation
 

H.I.L.D.E - Heidelberg Instrument for Assessing Quality of Life of Patients with Dementia (2003-2009)

Primary Investigator: Prof. Dr. Andreas Kruse
Projekt coordination: Dr. Stefanie Becker
Financed by: Federal ministry for family affairs, senior citiziens, women and youth (BMFSFJ)
 

THELIA - Thematic Companionship in the Path of Life of Elderly People with Dementia (2005-2007)

Primary Investigator: Prof. Dr. Andreas Kruse
Chief research assistant: Sonja Ehret, Dipl.-Gerontol.
Financed by: The Hans Ruland Foundation


Secondary Research: Petra Schönemann-Gieck, Dipl.-Gerontol., M.A.
Primary Investigator: Johannes Weber, Social Service Office, Old-Aged Care Dept. Wiesbaden (Amt für
Soziale Arbeit, Abteilung Altenarbeit Wiesbaden)
Financed by: German Ministery of Familiy, Seniors Women and Youth, European Social Fonds, Capital of Wiesbaden


Primary Investigator: Prof. Dr. Andreas Kruse
Chief research assistant: Dr. med., Dipl.-Gerontol. Christina Ding-Greiner
Financed by: The Robert Bosch Foundation


Preventative Health Care in elderly Women (2005-2006)

Primary investigator: Prof. Dr. Andreas Kruse
Chief research assistant: Dr. med., Dipl.-Gerontol. Christina Ding-Greiner
Financed by: German Federal Ministry of Health


Quality of life in elderly people with mental disabilities – maintenance and promotion of everyday competence (2000-2003)

Primary Investigator: Prof. Dr. Andreas Kruse
Chief research assistants: Stage I: Dipl.-Gerontol. Michaela Grüner
Stage II: Dr. med., Dipl.-Gerontol. Christina Ding-Greiner
Financed by: The Robert Bosch Foundation and Diakonisches Werk Baden-Württemberg


 

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