Healthy aging

Healthy aging

Healthy aging – “Optimizing opportunities for good health, so that older people can take an active part in society and enjoy an independent and high quality of life.” Some see aging as a burden, but it does not necessarily have to be so. Older people can be very valuable for society and enjoy a high…

The future of senior care

The future of senior care

As written before, senior care is changing, mainly due to a change in population structure but also due to changes in demand and technological developments. In this article we take a look at the future of senior care. Changing population From several researches it appears that the 80+ population is expected to increase by almost…

Age discrimination

Age discrimination

We speak of age discrimination or ageism when you are discriminated because: You are (or are not) a certain age or in a certain age group Someone thinks you are (or are not) a specific age or age group. This is known as discrimination by perception You are connected to someone of a specific age…

The new privacy legislation in The Netherlands

The new privacy legislation in The Netherlands and the impact on the healthcare industry

As from the 25th of May, the new privacy legislation in The Netherlands is introduced (Algemene Verordening Gegevensbescherming, AVG). As from that moment, general privacy legislation is active in the entire European union, which is called the general data protection regulation (GDPR). AVG explained in short Based on AVG, companies can gather personal information based…