The use of software in care instances makes life easier

In the previous article from last week we wrote about the influence of new technologies within the care industry. This week you will read about the software developed by Foston, which can be implemented in a variety of systems. These softwares will make life easier for the elderly and the care provider. CALAS is the…

Experience story Foston: “I feel way more safe now.”

Foston is a Spanish company that was originally founded in 1998. Since the founding, the company has been specialized in offering technology services with great added value to its clients and users in the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) market. Foston strives to improve the healthcare environment for residents, caregivers, and management by providing technological…

CARE AND TECHNOLOGY: THESE GADGETS CANNOT BE FORGOTTEN IN THE FUTURE!

  Society changes. For this reason, it is important for healthcare to change. Vulnerable elderly people continue to live at home more often and care institutions are providing more complex care. To keep up, technological developments in healthcare are very important. Sometimes, however, it seems as if technological developments are beginning to catch on. This…

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“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…

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How digital technology is changing healthcare

Technology is considered to be the driving force behind improvements in healthcare and when you look at the amount of changes over the last couple of years, it is hard to disagree with that. This is how digital technology is changing healthcare.

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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…

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Foston Europe’s second year at the Care&ICT exhibition

Foston was present at the Care & ICT exhibition in Utrecht, the Netherlands, for the second year. It is the most important exhibition in the Benelux regarding technology in the care environment. This year we were present with our partner QuoVadis. QuoVadis Netherlands BV is an independent Dutch organisation with a complete range of medical-technical…

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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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Elderly: Fall nine times, get up 10!

The term falling refers to the event of sudden and involuntary drop or descend to the ground. In the Netherlands, more than 30% of the elderly over 65 years old fall once a year and 15% fall more than once a year. When the elderly get older, the risk of falling also increases. When elderly still…