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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…

Top 8 accommodations for disabled people in Europe!

Go on holiday with your 79 year old father or take your 85 year old neighbor  to a nice vacation spot for a weekend. It sounds like a nice idea, but when these people are disabled, finding a suitable place to stay can be quite a challenge. Think of a wider passage when someone is…

New intern at Foston: Eva!

Since last Thursday a new intern has made her arrival at Foston Europe , Eva Andres will be joining the team for the next 3 months. Eva is a student who lives in France near the border of Switzerland and she is studying in her first year of the study international Trade Technical Degree. She chose…

12th of May: Give appreciation on International Nurses day!

Every year, on the 12thof May, it is International Nurses day. On this day, we remember the woman who brought the modern nursing of this time in our lives, Florence Nightingdale. This year we from Foston Europe want to speak out to all the nurses who are always ready to give everything they have to…

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…

Trends in Elderly Care: This will be the life for people over 65 in 2035.

Loneliness, short of staff, cuts in costs, all of them are reasons why there are a lot of complaints when it comes to elderly care. Luckily, there will be some developments in the future that may end all these negative pronunciations. Although we cannot know what the future will look like, there are some trends…

New at FOSTON EUROPE: Dutch and Spanish Interns!

Since last Monday 2 new interns have started at Foston Europe. Sanne Drost and Laura Jover will be helping and strengthen the team for the upcoming 5 months. Sanne is a Dutch student that lives near Zwolle, and is studying International Business and Languages. She is currently in her third year. She has chosen to…

Thank you, Joske!

We are saying goodbye to our Dutch intern, Joske van Veggel. Joske has worked at Foston for 5 months. She is an international business student that has now successfully finished the first 3 years and is going to write a graduation thesis next year. Joske has worked for the international marketing department of Foston and…

How to improve mobility of seniors

How to improve mobility of seniors

For many people it is of great importance to be mobile and fit into a high age. Being able to walk without help is one of the strongest indicators of whether someone can live independently or not. Mobility is also a basic part of healthy ageing. No one likes to be immobile and always be…

Pilot installations

Foston Europe and NevisQ started pilot installations in Valencia

The smart sensor is assisting nurses with fall detections A little while ago, we wrote about a meeting we had with NevisQ, and about possible pilot installations of their smart sensor for fall detection. This week we are happy to announce that we have made the pilot installations of the smart sensor. David Link from…