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Experts, celebreties, subjects - they all are talking to REHACARE.de and give their opinion on topics concerned with politics, work or life itself.

 
 

Senior Experts: Professional and Life Experience from One Source

For many seniors, so-called retirement is not automatically associated with stagnancy and inactivity. The number of volunteers increases steadily, because many people can benefit from the valuable experiences individuals garnered during their professional life. This is why so-called senior experts like to pass their knowledge on to where it is urgently needed.Senior Experts: Professional and Life Experience from One Source - Read more

Researchers Motivate Diabetics to Adopt Healthy Lifestyle

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Photo: Woman eats an apple [29/01/2014] By means of so-called health coaching, researchers at the University of Copenhagen have helped a large group of diabetics to markedly improve their oral health. The patients assume responsibility for their own bodies and boost their self-efficacy through motivational health coaching, taking a different approach to conventional health campaigns and one-way communication.Researchers Motivate Diabetics to Adopt Healthy Lifestyle - Read more

Diabetes: British Muslims with Need more Healthcare Support during Ramadan

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[22/01/2014] British Muslims with diabetes may avoid attending GP surgeries to discuss fasting during the holy month of Ramadan – with potentially serious consequences for their future health, new research by the universities of Manchester and Keele shows.Diabetes: British Muslims with Need more Healthcare Support during Ramadan - Read more

Parent Assistance: "A Human Right for Parenthood"

Becoming a parent is easy, but being one is not. Their parental role often challenges people with impairment additionally. Children have many needs after all that want to be pleased. What many parents with impairment do not know: They have a right for parent assistance. Parent Assistance: "A Human Right for Parenthood" - Read more

Retirement Expert: Financial Planning Important for Non-Retirees

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Photo: Elderly couple and financial documents [28/10/2013] As older workers increasingly contemplate delaying retirement or putting it off entirely, they should also consider the financial-planning options available in Social Security, Medicare and employment-based retirement plans such as IRAs and 401(k) accounts, says a University of Illinois expert on taxation and retirement benefits.Retirement Expert: Financial Planning Important for Non-Retirees - Read more

Tourism for All: „We Want to Found a Nationwide Uniform Test Seal”

Whether beach or culture – vacation is for relaxing and recovering. That’s why you want to avoid needless uproar because of missing accessibility on site. In order to make it possible for vacationers to know in advance what they can expect at their destination, the National Coordination Office Tourism for All (NatKo) has invented a new test seal.Tourism for All: „We Want to Found a Nationwide Uniform Test Seal” - Read more

When the Child Is Hit by Stroke…

According to estimates, in Germany 300 to 500 children per year have a stroke. This is almost one child per day who is affected before or after birth. But the diagnosis is difficult. And often the so called pediatric stroke changes a young life which has not even started yet.When the Child Is Hit by Stroke… - Read more

Older Drivers More Open to Talking about 'Driving Retirement'

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Photo: Elderly woman driving a car [05/06/2013] Clinicians often wait too long before talking to elderly patients about giving up driving even though many may be open to those discussions earlier, according to a new study.Older Drivers More Open to Talking about 'Driving Retirement' - Read more

Diabetes Patients Need to Be Consulted to Improve Treatment

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Photo: Patient talking to doctor [12/04/2013] Patients with type 2 diabetes who tailor their own treatment in cooperation with their doctor can reduce their risk of complications such as heart attack with up to 20 percent. This is the result of a new Danish study from the Research Unit for General Practice, University of Copenhagen. Diabetes Patients Need to Be Consulted to Improve Treatment - Read more

Study with Handicap: „Many Students Do Not Want to Come Out“

Listening to a lecture in the lecture hall or reading a book in the library – this is not always possible without restrictions to all students. However, many of them hide this fact, as far as they are able to do it – because of fear or on account of bad experiences.Study with Handicap: „Many Students Do Not Want to Come Out“ - Read more

Engaging Parents Leads to Better Treatments for Children With ADHD

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[28/11/2012] Pediatricians and researchers at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia's (CHOP) have developed a first-of-its kind tool to help parents and health care providers better treat ADHD (attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder). Engaging Parents Leads to Better Treatments for Children With ADHD - Read more

Diabetes Management Program Provides Improvements in Patient Care

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[14/11/2012] In Canada alone, almost 2 million people are known to be living with diabetes. Around a million more have the disease but are not aware of that fact, and have not been given the tools they need to control their blood sugar and safeguard their health. Diabetes Management Program Provides Improvements in Patient Care - 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

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

April 2012: Augmentative and Alternative Communication

„Just speak up!“ This is not easy to do for everyone. Especially if you cannot speak. Therefore, REHACARE.de deals with facilities of auxiliary means for communication. Read more in the Topic of the Month April: Augmentative and Alternative Communication.April 2012: Augmentative and Alternative Communication - Read more

Alternative Communication: "When Starting Working Life Communication Is Especially Important"

School is out, working life begins: an exciting time in which everything changes. Also for people who articulate with the help of Alternative Communication (AC). The auxiliary means have to function exactly so that the transition functions easily.Alternative Communication: "When Starting Working Life Communication Is Especially Important" - Read more

Violence in Care: "It Starts with a Mean Word and Ends with Murdering“

Senior citizens in need of care become more and more often victims of violent encroachments. Potential culprits are informal caregivers or the nursing staff. What affected people should do and how such situations can be avoided – the experts of a Germany-wide emergency call advice centre in Bonn know it.Violence in Care: "It Starts with a Mean Word and Ends with Murdering“ - Read more

Driving Simulators Help Elderly Improve their Road Skills

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[19/01/2011] Older drivers could benefit from training programs that put them behind the wheel – in a driving simulator, with an observer who helps them develop their skills. Driving Simulators Help Elderly Improve their Road Skills - Read more

Unemployment Programs Lacking for People with Disabilities

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[22/09/2010] Federal programs to assist the unemployed are failing job seekers with disabilities, according to an investigation by Jean Hall and Kathy Parker of the Center for Research on Learning at the University of Kansas.Unemployment Programs Lacking for People with Disabilities - Read more

Elderly Lack Decision-Making Capacity at Death

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[21/04/2010] More than one in four elderly Americans lacked the capacity to make their own medical care decisions at the end of life, according to a study of 3,746 people.Elderly Lack Decision-Making Capacity at Death - Read more

Chronic Diseases: Good Guidance Impacts Effectiveness of Treatment

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[19/02/2010] Researchers have come to the conclusion that the percentage of successfully treated patients with chronic conditions could increase with optimum guidance.Chronic Diseases: Good Guidance Impacts Effectiveness of Treatment - Read more

Deaf Children: Support to Grandparents, Fathers and Siblings

[03/11/2008] Grandparents, fathers and siblings of a deaf child will benefit from an innovative project set up to offer much needed support and encouragement to help the deaf child in their family.Deaf Children: Support to Grandparents, Fathers and Siblings - Read more

New York City: National Launch City for 2004 Disability Mentoring Day

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[19/04/2004] The American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD), the country’s largest cross-disability membership organization, and the New York City Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities (MOPD) have announced their partnership to nationally launch Disability Mentoring Day from New York City on October 20, 2004. New York City: National Launch City for 2004 Disability Mentoring Day - Read more

Augmentative and Alternative Communication - Societies and Organisations

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[01/12/2003] Advice, Information and Support: Many societies and organisations cater for the special needs of people with speech disabilities.Augmentative and Alternative Communication - Societies and Organisations - Read more

AAPD Host of Disability Mentoring Day

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[12/10/2003] The American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD), national host of Disability Mentoring Day, will partner with the Office of Disability Employment Policy at the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) to kick-off the fifth-annual Disability Mentoring Day (DMD).AAPD Host of Disability Mentoring Day - Read more

 
 
 
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