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Population Aging Will Have Long-term Implications for Economy

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[08/10/2012] The aging of the United States population will have broad economic consequences for the country, particularly for federal programs that support the elderly, and its long-term effects on all generations will be mediated by how - and how quickly - the nation responds, says a new congressionally mandated report from the National Research Council.Population Aging Will Have Long-term Implications for Economy - Read more

For Diabetics: A Steady Job is Good for Your Health

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[03/09/2012] A new University of Michigan study found that that jobless working-age people with diabetes are less likely to adhere to their oral anti-diabetic medications than diabetics who are employed.For Diabetics: A Steady Job is Good for Your Health - Read more

Dangerous Caregivers for Elderly

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[11/07/2012] Agencies place unqualified, possibly criminal caregivers in homes of vulnerable seniors. Study shows ways of prevention. Dangerous Caregivers for Elderly - Read more

Rheumatoid Arthritis Takes High Toll in Unemployment

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[09/07/2012] In the realm of deadly and disabling diseases, conditions such as cancer and Alzheimer's seem to attract the most media attention. But there are others that take a similarly high toll, and rheumatoid arthritis is one of them, researchers say.Rheumatoid Arthritis Takes High Toll in Unemployment - Read more

July 2012: Custom Fitted Aids

Telephones for elderly people, infuse-aids, prostheses – these and many other auxiliary means facilitate the life of many people, both in professional and private life. Often they have to be individually made or adapted depending on the type of disability and the personal needs. In our Topic of the Month July you learn more about “Custom Fitted Aids.”July 2012: Custom Fitted Aids - Read more

June 2012: Federal Volunteer Service in Germany – Top or Flop?

One year ago the so-called “Bufdis” displaced the “Zivis” in Germany. REHACARE.de enquired: Has the Federal Volunteer Service established its self and can it substitute the Civilian Service? The opinions diverge. Some report about a surprising success and some of a lack of candidates. See for yourself in our Topic of the Month June: Federal Volunteer Service in Germany – Top or Flop?June 2012: Federal Volunteer Service in Germany – Top or Flop? - Read more

“Bufdis“ Are in Short Supply

They are the new people doing community service: So called Bufdis, engaged people of every age and gender who can espouse different social projects in the Federal Voluntary Service. So far, so good. But how is this possibility of social commitment accepted? REHACARE.de got an idea of it on site at a senior citizen's home.“Bufdis“ Are in Short Supply - Read more

May 2012: Adventures in the Wheelchair

Climbing mountains, crossing oceans, getting to know exotic animals and different cultures or going houseboating on the German river Havel – who would not like to experience such exciting adventures? Almost everybody! Also for people with physical handicaps the world is opened up. In our Topic of the Month May we show you enterprising people and their Adventures in the Wheelchair.May 2012: Adventures in the Wheelchair - Read more

Medi-Cal Caregivers Live In or Near Poverty

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[13/04/2012] The demand for caregivers is growing rapidly as California's population ages, but the majority of state's Medi-Cal caregivers earn poverty wages and have poor access to health care and food, a new study from the University of California Los Angeles has found.Medi-Cal Caregivers Live In or Near Poverty - Read more

Augmentative and Alternative Communication: Everybody Has to Say Something

Taking part in the lessons without speaking? Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) makes it possible. With so-called Talkers children with speech impediments can actively take part in the lessons at the Hirtenweg school in Hamburg, Germany. Thus they get the chance to be like all pupils to a certain extent – a little normality far away from the role as an outsider.Augmentative and Alternative Communication: Everybody Has to Say Something - Read more

 
 

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