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Forgetting Dementia while Dancing

As a couple or alone, in the wheelchair or with a wheeled walker or a cane – if the music is right, everybody wants to move to it and dance. The project “We dance again!” takes advantage of this natural impulse and brings people with dementia to a place where their disease does not matter: on the dance floor.Forgetting Dementia while Dancing - Read more

Residing with Dementia: „It Is Important to Always Find an Individually Fitting Solution“

Living in the own four walls is very important for many elderly people. But when the physical and mental condition complicates an independent life, you need good alternatives. During the last years, a lot of concepts for people with dementia emerged. They are supposed to make self-determined living as comfortable as possible.Residing with Dementia: „It Is Important to Always Find an Individually Fitting Solution“ - Read more

Denise Frubrich - That´s How She Rolls

Photo: Denise Frubrich; linked to Denise Frubrich lives close in touch with nature and is a creative person. Drawing and painting is her hobby and she likes to share her passion with others. Anyway, she is very open-minded and communicative. So what kind of role laughing plays in her life and what else she wants to achieve, she tells us on REHACARE.de.Denise Frubrich - That´s How She Rolls - Read more

Dennis Klein - That´s How He Rolls

Photo: Dennis Klein; linked to New Zealand, Cambodia or Vietnam – Dennis Klein has visited all these countries in the last months. During one year he wants to go to at least 22 countries to visit people with different disabilities and find out on site how they live their lives. Why he also has a lot of fun during his world trip and what else he wishes for when he is old, he tells us on REHACARE.de.Dennis Klein - That´s How He Rolls - Read more

Nadine Segbert - That´s How She Rolls

Photo: Nadine Segbert; linked to vilmA was her highlight in the last year. Nadine Segbert is a wrapper in a sheltered workshop and received the VdK award vilmA for people with disability in job and training. That work is important but not everything that counts in life and what else she wants to achieve, she tells us on REHACARE.de.Nadine Segbert - That´s How She Rolls - Read more

Mental Training Improves Seniors’ Cognition and Everyday Function

( Source: REHACARE.de )

Photo: Elderly man cooking [13/01/2014] Older adults who received as few as 10 sessions of mental (cognitive) training showed improvements in reasoning ability and speed-of-processing when compared with untrained controls participants as long as 10 years after the intervention.Mental Training Improves Seniors’ Cognition and Everyday Function - Read more

Improving Driving for People with Parkinson's Disease

( Source: REHACARE.de )

Photo: Elderly man in a car [10/01/2014] Deep brain stimulation may have a beneficial effect on driving ability for people with Parkinson's disease, according to a new study. Deep brain stimulation uses a surgical implant similar to a pacemaker to send electrical impulses to the brain.Improving Driving for People with Parkinson's Disease - Read more

Empowering People with Disabilities in the Green Industries

( Source: REHACARE.de )

[08/01/2014] People with disabilities represent a talented and creative section of the workforce in most areas of employment. A study suggests that as the so-called "green economy" grows, so education and training opportunities should be tailored to people with disabilities as well as those without.Empowering People with Disabilities in the Green Industries - Read more

Living at Home with Dementia

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Photo: Old man in the bathroom [08/01/2014] Most people with dementia who live at home have multiple unmet health and welfare needs, any number of which could jeopardize their ability to remain home for as long as they desire, new Johns Hopkins research suggests.Living at Home with Dementia - Read more

Norbert Killewald - That´s How He Rolls

Photo: Norbert Killewald; linked to The social inclusion of people with disabilities is near and dear to Norbert Killewald. The commissioner for the disabled of North Rhine-Westphalia loses himself in his work. Why his colleages can often see him singing oder whistling in the bureau and why he likes ironing, he tells us on REHACARE.de.Norbert Killewald - That´s How He Rolls - Read more

 
 

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