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Age Appropriate Working Practices

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Photo: Elderly man working [30/08/2013] How do companies make their workplaces suitable for an aging workforce, and what useful approaches or examples of good practice do they offer? In a current research project commissioned by the Baden-Württemberg Ministry of Finance and Economics, Fraunhofer IAO has set out to find the means by which companies deal with the issue of age-appropriate working practices.Age Appropriate Working Practices - Read more

Emergency Rooms Failing to Meet Seniors' Needs

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Photo: Old woman in a hospital [21/08/2013] Emergency departments are not meeting the needs of senior citizens, according to a new international study. Emergency Rooms Failing to Meet Seniors' Needs - Read more

Hip Protectors with a Sporty Look

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Photo: Old woman with hip protector [16/08/2013] Norwegian researchers have developed a hip protector in a sporty design. Its looks are intended to appeal to the older people of today – who are quite particular about what they will wear.Hip Protectors with a Sporty Look - Read more

Pain of Artificial Legs Could Be Eased by Real-Time Monitoring

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Photo: Electrodes with a sticky backing [24/07/2013] Many people who use prostheses experience pain on a daily basis where their skin meets the socket. Engineers aim to ease this discomfort with research that could help build better sockets. They have developed a device that tracks how much a person's limb swells and shrinks when inside a prosthetic socket.Pain of Artificial Legs Could Be Eased by Real-Time Monitoring - Read more

Young Children with Autism Benefit Regardless of High-Quality Treatment Model

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[24/07/2013] Researchers at the University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill have found that preschoolers with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) who receive high-quality early intervention benefit developmentally regardless of the treatment model used.Young Children with Autism Benefit Regardless of High-Quality Treatment Model - Read more

Medication: Virtual "Pillbox" Increases Safety

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Photo: Tablet [24/06/2013] Researchers have designed an application for mobile devices that helps elderly people with multiple illnesses improve medication management.Medication: Virtual "Pillbox" Increases Safety - Read more

Timely Treatment after Stroke Is Crucial

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[24/06/2013] For years, the mantra of neurologists treating stroke victims has been "time equals brain." That's because getting a patient to the emergency room quickly to receive a drug that dissolves the stroke-causing blood clot can make a significant difference in how much brain tissue is saved or lost. Timely Treatment after Stroke Is Crucial - Read more

Toolkit to Improve the Education Offered to Senior Citizens

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Photo: Elderly students [17/06/2013] A research group has designed a toolkit to evaluate institutions that offer education to citizens over 65 years old within the framework of the cooperation project EduSenior.Toolkit to Improve the Education Offered to Senior Citizens - Read more

Dementia: Adult Day Services Provide Stress Relief to Family Caregivers

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Photo: Elderly woman with younger woman [27/05/2013] Family caregivers of older adults with dementia are less stressed and their moods are improved on days when dementia patients receive adult day services (ADS), according to Penn State researchers. Dementia: Adult Day Services Provide Stress Relief to Family Caregivers - Read more

The Future Shape of Care

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[29/04/2013] Fraunhofer IAO is developing progressive solutions for care of the elderly as part of the Care 2020 joint research project. Project partners are currently examining indicators of success within the intensely competitive care-sector job market, and exploring ways to involve caregiving relatives.The Future Shape of Care - Read more