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Dementia Poetry: "When we are retirees, we might recite hip-hop or rap texts"

Photo: Pauline Füg and Henrikje Stanze People with dementia suddenly remember entire verses from a poem they learned during their childhood. Pauline Füg and Henrikje Stanze experience this frequently when they recite well-known poems in an animated and passionate way. This type of therapy is called DemenzPoesie in German, which stimulates memory. REHACARE.de spoke with its developers about a feeling for language that is not forgotten.Dementia Poetry: "When we are retirees, we might recite hip-hop or rap texts" - Read more

Lisa Nothelfer - That's How She Rolls

Photo: Lisa Nothelfer; linked to Lisa Nothelfer is talked about as the wheelchair basketball newcomer of the year in the second German Bundesliga South. The ambitious athlete switched to USC Munich this August. Her goal is to advance with her team in the first Bundesliga and to become German international player. Why she as a sportswoman nevertheless likes crème brûlée, she tells us on REHACARE.de.Lisa Nothelfer - That's How She Rolls - Read more

Training elderly in social media improves well-being and combats isolation

Photo: Elderly man using a laptop [15/12/2014] Training older people in the use of social media improves cognitive capacity, increases a sense of self-competence and could have a beneficial overall impact on mental health and well-being, according to a landmark study carried out in the UK.Training elderly in social media improves well-being and combats isolation - Read more

Stefan Lösler - That's How He Rolls

Photo: Stefan Lösler; linked to Sun or snow? Summer or winter sports? Stefan Lösler does not ask himself these questions. He wants both! This year he participated in Sotschi on his snowboard during the Paralympic Winter Games. And in 2016 he wants to start as a triathlete in Rio at the Summer Paralympics. How sports influence his life, he tells us on REHACARE.de.Stefan Lösler - That's How He Rolls - Read more

Clara Belz - That's How She Rolls

Photo: Clara Belz; linked to Young, interested in politics and a member of the "Junge Aktion Mensch": Clara Belz likes to campaign actively as much as she likes to read a book in her room. She questions the injustices of our society and tells us on REHACARE.de why she would like to be the Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel.Clara Belz - That's How She Rolls - Read more

Political commitment to inclusion – Self-help 2014

The UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities demands an inclusive society. Its implementation however is not solely the duty of the government. People with disabilities also want to be more actively involved and represent their interests in panels or committees. This is how self-help makes its voice heard today.Political commitment to inclusion – Self-help 2014 - Read more

Self-help: Modern instead of old-fashioned with cell phone videos

( Source: REHACARE.de )

[01/12/2014] Self-help has many different facets. The German Federal Association of Self-Help Groups, BAG (German: Bundesarbeitsgemeinschaft SELBSTHILFE), now wants to show that self-help is young, fresh and self-determined. This year, the ALL FOR ME. SELF-HELP WORKS (German: WIR FÜR MICH. SELBSTHILFE WIRKT) campaign already enters into its second round.Self-help: Modern instead of old-fashioned with cell phone videos - Read more

New petition urges the Prime Minister to help save lives and limbs

Photo: Children during a risk education session [28/11/2014] A new petition launched by Handicap International UK is urging the Prime Minister, David Cameron, to ensure that UK Aid helps save the lives and limbs of civilians affected by conflict.New petition urges the Prime Minister to help save lives and limbs - Read more

Peter Brownbill - That's How He Rolls

Photo: Peter Brownbill; linked to Whether tv camera or theatre stage – Peter Brownbill likes to be in the centre of attraction and slipping into other rolls. Besides his acting career he also is the cofounder of a talent agency which has specialized on placing runtish actors. What else he wants to accomplish in life, he tells us on REHACARE.de.Peter Brownbill - That's How He Rolls - Read more

ENIL: Is the European Union competent to ensure access to independent living?

Photo: Graphic of people with different disabilities [19/11/2014] The European Network on Independent Living – the European Coalition for Community Living (ENIL-ECCL) launched a shadow report, which seeks to provide the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities with information that will be of assistance when assessing the extent to which the EU has complied with its obligations under Article 19 of the CRPD.ENIL: Is the European Union competent to ensure access to independent living? - Read more

 
 

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