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Keeping and developing the skills of older employees

Photo: Older mechanical engineer working [25/06/2014] How can you keep the skills and experience of older employees within a business if declining strength means that a continued employment at the original workplace is not possible? Educational scientists at the University of Stuttgart together with extramural research institutions and business partners are searching for solutions.Keeping and developing the skills of older employees - Read more

Midlife Occupational Physical Activity Limits Mobility in Old Age

( Source: REHACARE.de )

Photo: Man carries wood [25/04/2014] Strenuous occupational physical activity in midlife increases the risk of mobility limitation in old age, whereas leisure-time physical activity decreases the risk. This is found in a study which followed up 5,200 public sector employees for 28 years. The study was conducted at the Gerontology Research Center in Finland and the Finnish Institute of Occupational Health.Midlife Occupational Physical Activity Limits Mobility in Old Age - Read more

Report Calls for Abolition of Fixed Retirement Age

( Source: REHACARE.de )

Photo: Eldery man working [24/02/2014] A report led by a professor at the University of Southampton recommends the worldwide removal of the fixed or default retirement age (DRA).Report Calls for Abolition of Fixed Retirement Age - 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

e-Inclusion: Computer and Internet for Everyone

It is really not difficult for us to be online nowadays with a laptop, smart phone or tablet computer. But this does not hold true for everyone: people with disabilities encounter barriers online, too. The project Di-Ji (German “Digital informiert – im Job integriert”) is the first place to go for all those who want to remove digital barriers in the work world.e-Inclusion: Computer and Internet for Everyone - Read more

Collegians With Disabilities - Success Linked to Mentoring

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[07/11/2012] A Rutgers study of recent New Jersey college and university graduates with disabilities has found that students attributed their academic success to a combination of possessing such strong personality traits as self-advocacy and perseverance, and their relationship with a faculty or staff mentor.Collegians With Disabilities - Success Linked to Mentoring - Read more

Working Towards a Better Hearing Aid

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Photo: Work table and sound simulations [31/10/2012] Twenty per cent of hearing aid users in Norway use the equipment for only an hour each day. The reason is often poor fitting and inadequate support. Now all this could change.Working Towards a Better Hearing Aid - Read more

Horst Giesen considers the results of REHACARE 2012

Horst Giesen, Project Director REHACARE, considers the results and looks forward to REHACARE 2013.Horst Giesen considers the results of REHACARE 2012 - Read more

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

 
 

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