Completed Research Projects

The Town Hall Project "Giving a voice to family caregivers of people with dementia" (2019-2022)

Project leader: Dr. phil Stefanie Wiloth & Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Andreas Kruse
Project coordination: Anna Kiefer & Maren Wittek
Project Collaborators: Dr. Monika Obermeier, Dr. Henrike Voss, Dr. Brigit Kramer, Stephanie Böttner, Claudia Fraas, Gunnar Wendlandt, Tatjana Arroyo, Marcus Jannaschk
Project partners: Deutsche Alzheimer Gesellschaft e.V., Caritas der Erzdiözese Wien, Diakonie Österreich, Expertisecentrum Dementie Vlaanderen, Institut für Sozialforschung und Sozialwirtschaft e.V., Kardinal König Haus Wien, Malteser Deutschland, Pfalzklinikum für Psychiatrie und Neurologie, PROMENZ Wien, Theologische Fakultät Universität Zürich, Institut für Sozialanthropologie und Empirische Kulturwissenschaft Universität Zürich, u.a.
Supported by: Porticus Düsseldorf GmbH


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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