Demantec er et treårigt tværregionalt samarbejdsprojekt mellem Danmark og Tyskland, som udvikler og afprøver sundheds- og velfærdsteknologier målrettet mennesker med demens. Målet er at skabe bedre plejetilbud til demente ved at tilpasse, sammenkoble og videreudvikle eksisterende teknologier, så de imødekommer de særlige udfordringer, der er forbundet med en demensdiagnose.
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A little bit about eHealth Week 2017, which the World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe (and your favorite eHealth consultant) collaborated in organizing 🙂
Dr Zsuzsanna Jakab, WHO Regional Director for Europe, delivered an inspirational speech to open eHealth Week in Malta on 10–12 May 2017. This marked the first time that WHO/Europe participated in organizing the annual event. It did so alongside the Maltese Ministry for Health, the European Commission and HIMSS-CHIME International, a partnership of the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society and the College of Health Information Management Executives.
Source: eHealth and public health – a beautiful marriage
The study discovered that for cognitively normal people 70 or older, the risk of new-onset mild cognitive impairment decreased by 30 percent with computer use, 28 percent with craft activities, 23 percent with social activities, and 22 percent with playing games — at least one to two times per week.*
Source: Mayo Clinic researchers find mentally stimulating activities after age 70 associated with lower new cognitive-impairment risk
Don’t miss PBS’ powerful documentary ‘Alzheimer’s: Every Minute Counts’ on the national threat posed by Alzheimer’s disease. The documentary illuminates the social and economic consequences for the country unless a medical breakthrough is discovered. ‘Alzheimer’s: Every Minute Counts’ premieres Wednesday, 1/25 at 10/9c
Watch Alzheimer’s: Every Minute Counts here: http://www.pbs.org/video/2365872329/
Here are six top things for an entrepreneur to consider to create a successful business when building an older adult care product, service or experience.
Read the full article here: Six truths for successful startups tackling the older adult care opportunity
Read the blog by Marc Wortmann, executive director of Alzheimer’s Disease International on why a World Health Organization (WHO) Global Action Plan on Dementia is so important in 2017.
Governments around the world must prepare now, by developing national plans that address the impact of dementia in their own country.
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Source: The 12 biggest and best science stories of 2016
The Translational Research Program on Pain in Later Life (Cornell’s Roybal Center) is sponsoring a free webinar series on Decision-Making and Pain. The TRIPLL webinar series is a web based training resource for health professionals, researchers and community practitioners interested in various health and research topics related to pain in later life. Webinars are interactive and feature diverse investigators and highly trained practitioners who present their expertise on various topics.
For the schedule, see here: tripll.org/resources/webinars-training
This article comes to us from Unforgettable.org. Check them out for plenty of tips, ideas, and interesting articles related to memory and dementia: