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These days you regularly hear about loneliness. Loneliness among elderly is one of the biggest concerns in today’s healthcare. Family members are often too busy, friends of these elderly people are often old and making new contacts often turns out to be difficult when you are no longer mobile yourself. Dementia also plays a major…

How to be dementia friendly at work

Since the 10thof May there is a new campaign in the Netherlands. It is called “ dementia friendly at work” and in this campaign people that face clients with dementia are being asked to expand their knowledge about how to get along with people with dementia. To be able to do this, 11 free online…

On holiday with dementia? We have some tips!

On holiday with your husband, your wife, your mother or your father. Sounds nice and fun. Go to a nearby town, go camping in the forest, or travel by plane to Portugal. All these destinations are nice, but when your loved one is suffering from dementia, it can be way more difficult than usually. In…

How to improve mobility of seniors

“Control them without giving them the feeling you control them.” Social and technological tips to improve life of people with dementia.

For years dementia has been one of the major dead causes. One in five people will, at some point in life,  face this demolishing illness. About 70% of the people that have dementia are having the most recognisable version of dementia, called Alzheimer disease. Unfortunately there is not yet a remedy for this disease, but…

How to choose a good care home!

How to choose a good care home? When it is no longer possible to take care of ourselves or our loved ones, or to live in our own homes, it might be time to start looking for a care home. But how do you make this decision? Where do you pay attention to and what is the most important thing in order to choose? To help you, we made a list of points to consider!

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Safely wandering with our system integration platform

Wandering: “moving from place to place without a fixed plan”   More than 60% of the people with Alzheimer´s or another type of dementia will wander, according to the Alzheimer´s Association. Daily life with Dementia According to a Dutch news article, a professor named Anne-Mei The, wrote a book about the daily life of people…

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Safer independent living through technology

These days only 14% of elderly people above 80 years old live in a nursing home. There are not a lot of elderly people living in nursing homes, because they prefer to live independent for as long as possible. They only consider moving in to a nursing home if there is no other option, until…

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World Alzheimer´s Day 2016

On the 21st of September it is World Alzheimer´s Day. This day is established through the World Health Organization to get more attention for Alzheimer´s disease. Alzheimer´s disease is the most common type of dementia, and at this moment there are about 140.00 people who suffer from Alzheimer´s disease in the Netherlands. Alzheimer´s disease is…

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Support in care for those who suffer from dementia

The ageing population is a concern that, in a certain way, will affect us all. As a result, it seems that more and more people are and will suffer from dementia. For example in the Netherlands, nowadays 1 out of 5 people above the age of 70 suffer from dementia symptoms. In order to provide…