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Senior Citizens: Asking Those to Whom it May Concern

Too small keys, too small writing: The design of the new coffeemaker or of the new mobile phone is not always well thought through. The development of many products often disregards the users. Above all senior citizens can tell you a thing or two about it. Now the Senior Research Group from Berlin, Germany wants to change this.Senior Citizens: Asking Those to Whom it May Concern - Read more

Managing Chronic Pain Tougher in Poor Neighborhoods

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[12/03/2012] Living in a poor neighborhood was linked with worse chronic pain for young adults, according to a study by the University of Michigan Health System, but young black patients faced difficulties with pain management no matter where they lived. Managing Chronic Pain Tougher in Poor Neighborhoods - Read more

Small Group Homes for Dementia Patients

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[19/10/2011] Small group homes for people with dementia provide good quality care and a domestic environment where people can live as individuals and families can get involved. Small Group Homes for Dementia Patients - Read more

Service Robots in Nursing Homes: Popular Among Residents and Carers Alike

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[18/07/2011] The "WiMi-Care" project has explored ways in which the robot assistant "Care-O-bot" developed at Fraunhofer IPA can be used to serve drinks to residents at an old people's home and additionally to act as an entertainment platform.Service Robots in Nursing Homes: Popular Among Residents and Carers Alike - Read more

Living near Freeway Linked to Increased Risk of Autism

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[20/12/2010] Living near a freeway may be associated with increased risk of autism, according to a study published by a team of researchers from Children's Hospital Los Angeles, the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California (USC) and the UC Davis MIND Institute. Living near Freeway Linked to Increased Risk of Autism - Read more

Barrier-free living

When living in one’s very own four walls, people utter the desire, “This is where I want to grow old!" However, when retirement does come along other problems follow that weren't considered before. That may not pose a problem yet, but for people in wheelchairs, for example, these things can be a huge burden. Barrier-free living - Read more

Elderly: Housing Tool Set to Improve Life

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[27/09/2010] A new housing design tool, which will help improve the quality of life for older people in the UK, has been launched by researchers at the University of Sheffield.Elderly: Housing Tool Set to Improve Life - Read more

Domestic Robot Helps Sick Elderly

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[26/05/2010] A group of European researchers will link robots and 'smart homes'. The robot, a 'sensible family friend', will ensure that home is a nice place to stay. And that patients do the right things.Domestic Robot Helps Sick Elderly - Read more

Living With Dementia Demands Better Design

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[10/05/2010] New research has revealed how design can improve the quality of life for people with dementia. The researchers hope that it will form a blueprint for future building, lay-out and management of care homes.Living With Dementia Demands Better Design - Read more

Sense of Home in Residential Care

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[23/04/2010] Moving into a nursing home means a lot of changes for the elderly. The feeling of being at home is very important their quality of life, a thesis reveals.Sense of Home in Residential Care - Read more

 
 

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