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[23/11/2015] A Bournemouth University researcher has been awarded a prestigious fellowship to launch a health and wellbeing project for people with dementia. Dr Samuel Nyman, Senior Lecturer in Psychology, has been awarded a Career Development Fellowship by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR).Launching project to teach Tai Chi to people with dementia - Read more
[04/11/2015] Simply going shopping, playing in the park or reading are the kind of everyday activities that give young people in care a better sense of value and well-being. That's the finding of a new study from the University of Leicester into the participation experiences of young people growing up in foster care.Everyday activities empower young people in foster care - Read more
[14/10/2015] The Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing at Florida Atlantic University (FAU) recently received a $50,000 Engagement Award from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute for a program to widely disseminate an evidence-based decision guide they've developed for nursing home residents and their families titled "Go to the Hospital or Stay Here? A Decision Guide for Patients and Families."Guide on hospital transfers for nursing home residents and their families - Read more
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[28/09/2015] Caregiving activities are physically exhausting. This is why it is important both for nursing staff and caregiving family members to optimize their physical movements. Sabine Sieben is a kinesthetic trainer and spoke with REHACARE.de about the kinesthetic concept and its advantages for in-home care.Kinaesthetics: "People learn to pay attention to their own body motions" - Read more
[28/09/2015] A new wearable technology developed at the University of Washington called MagnifiSense can sense what devices and vehicles the user interacts with throughout the day, which can help track that individual's carbon footprint, enable smart home applications or even assist with elder care.New wearable technology for smart homes and elder care - Read more
[21/09/2015] Caregiving for an Alzheimer's patient is especially burdensome for spousal and family caregivers who at the time of their near and dear one's Alzheimer's diagnosis suffer from depressive symptoms, according to a recent University of Eastern Finland study.Even mild depression puts a burden on Alzheimer's family caregivers - Read more
[14/09/2015] Women are not only at greater risk of developing Alzheimer's disease (AD) when compared to men; per capita, they also bear six times the cost of AD care that men do, reports a study published in the journal Women's Health Issues.Caregiving: Alzheimer's puts heavier economic burden on women - Read more