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!

Informal care: a crucial form of healthcare

Informal care is an unpaid form of health care that is provided often by family or friends.  With a growing senior population, you can imagine that the informal care demands are growing as fast. To create an image of formal care in Europe; how many people are informal caregivers for example, and how many time…

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…

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…

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…