Informal care

Informal care is a form of care that is provided often by family and friends and it is unpaid.  More care is provided informally than it is formally. The informal care system can be seen as a hidden healthcare system and it is difficult to obtain data about it. With a growing senior population, there…

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…

personalized care

A 2018 trend: The development of personalized care

Personalized care and integrating precision medicine into our healthcare system is a rising trend. Not just for 2018, but also for more years to come, this development will impact the healthcare industry heavily. There are a few breakthroughs in healthcare that guide us to a more patient centered system. Doctor´s visits are often replaced by…

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…

Ageing in different parts of the world

Ageing in different parts of the world

We have written before about an ageing population, especially about the ageing population in the Netherlands. Now it is time to write about ageing in different parts of the world. Since not only the Dutch or European population is ageing, but the whole world population, in varying degrees, is showing signs of ageing. In general,…

European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Ageing

European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Ageing

EIP on AHA What is it? The European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Ageing (EIP on AHA) was launched by the European commission concerning innovation and digital transformation in the field of active and healthy ageing. A European innovation partnership in general is a partnership for strengthening EU research and innovation. Such partnerships bring…

Remodelling of the office space

Iseco and Foston have renewed their office space!

Remodelling of the office space of Iseco and Foston Iseco has been situated in Valencia since 1998 and at its current location since 2004. After all these years, the office space was ready for an upgrade and therefore we have done some remodelling of the office space over the past couple of months. As from…

Ageing population and changing healthcare demand in the Netherlands

We are experiencing an ageing population and changing healthcare demand in the Netherlands. The Dutch population is growing older. Not only absolute but also relative because the Dutch population is not only getting older but also experiences a decrease in young adults and births. The group of people that are in need of care is…

Becoming a distributor

Foston is looking for international companies interested in becoming a distributor

Becoming a distributor for Foston Europe Foston Europe Foston develops and implements technological solutions for healthcare organizations. The goal is to improve the healthcare environment for residents, caregivers, and management by safeguarding their security, dignity, and autonomy. Foston Europe is an international enterprise, which expands its market from Spain. You can find Foston Europe in…

foston europe - introducing our new integration platform

Introducing our new integration platform

The new and improved solution of Foston Europe: Calas For home care and care institutions What is it Today, we are introducing our new integration platform named calas. The new software platform is specialized, not only in care institutions but also in home care. Through the telecare module, incoming calls from different locations can be answered….