Monthly Archives: November 2019

Yes, it was worth it! Older adults’ experiences of participating in a research study

Large population studies are common, including on older adults, but little time is spent on understanding the priorities and problems of older adults who participate in research studies. In this blog post by Professors Synneve Dahlin-Ivanoff and Hanna Falk Erhag, they discuss their new paper in BMC Geriatrics about the benefits of including older adults throughout the research process in order to reflect the users’ needs and viewpoints to a greater extent, and to enhance the certainty that the new knowledge that is produced will be of benefit to those it concerns.