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5 Astounding Technological Innovations for Healthcare

We live in a time where technological innovations are all around us. Nothing really surprises us anymore. However, there are some new developments and possibilities, that can still blow our minds, like these 5 astounding technological innovations! 1. Robots Some find it a scary idea and others want one right now; either way this technology…

life expectancy

The development of life expectancy

The life expectancy of the world population has changed a lot over the years. When we go way back and look at the pre-modern world, life expectancy was not more than 30 years old in all areas of the world. In the development of life expectancy, it is significant that until the 19th century it…

holiday for seniors

Holiday for seniors!

Since summer has arrived, and most of us are thinking about holidays, this article will talk about the most suitable holiday for seniors; some popular holiday destinations for seniors and some practical tips for travelling seniors. Retirees have the advantage that they can travel whenever they want and often travel outside the holiday season to…

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…

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…

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,…

the spanish view on homecare

The Spanish view on Homecare

Like in many other countries, telecare and telemedicine are used in Spanish home care. Care, counseling and monitoring of health can be offered through the internet. Professionals and family can keep an eye on home residents and ensure their well-being. Spain has many beautiful traditions and one of them is taking care of the elderly…

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World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD)

Have you heard of the World Elder Abuse Awareness Day? Every year on the 15th of June the often silent suffering of the elder generation is commemorated. This commemoration was recognised in December 2011 by the United Nations, after the request of the Prevention of Elder Abuse, who started this tribute in 2006. On this…

project safe-ech

Project SAFE-ECH – Technology

The project SAFE-ECH is a new Iseco project, the Spanish division of Foston. Iseco is in cooperation with the two partner companies Solimar and the Polytechnic University of Valencia. The goal of the project is to develop and implement a monitoring and controlling system for the supervision of care institutions. Safety, health and comfort for…