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Auxiliary aids for everyday working life

Dear Sir or Madam,

Whether analogue or digital – the range of auxiliary aids that make a workplace as accessible as possible is large. This can be a special wheelchair that allows dynamic sitting as well as software that not only helps blind but also sighted employees. Find out more in our Topic of the Month. However, you can find out in our video what you need to consider in the area of accessible software, both in terms of possibilities and problems it can cause.

Have an accessible week,

Anne Hofmann
Editorial team REHACARE.com

Graphic: 18 - 21 September 2019, REHACARE International Trade Fair for Rehabilitation and Care, Düsseldorf, Germany

Content

News from the field of Auxiliary Means
News from the field of Recreation & Cultre
How We Roll
News from the field of Women & Kids
Topic of the Month
News from the field of Research & Health

Auxiliary Means

Prosthetics: sensors have been implanted for wireless control of muscle signal transmission

Research in the field of wireless biosignal transmission is no longer a fringe phenomenon in the field of modern prosthetics. A large number of international research groups are working on potential solutions to create a more fluent man-machine interface.
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Recreation & Culture

Tokyo 2020 to be transformational

The Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games will transform Japanese society and significantly raise awareness of and advance the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) according to the International Paralympic Committee’s (IPC) Chief Marketing and Communications Officer Craig Spence.
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Recreation & Culture

Talent Days unveil future Paralympic stars

The future looks bright for Austria’s next generation of Paralympic talent after a fun-filled ‘Talent Days 2019’ went beyond expectations.
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Yvonne Ganzhorn – That's how she rolls

How we roll

Photo: Yvonne Ganzhorn; Copyright: eyeandheart
More empowerment among the people. That would make the world a better place for Yvonne Ganzhorn. What Justin Timberlake has to do with one of her unfulfilled wishes and where she would like to sit in the front row, she tells us at REHACARE.com.
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Women & Kids

School readiness impaired in preschoolers with ADHD symptoms

Preschoolers with symptoms of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder are much less likely than other children their age to be ready for school, new research from the Stanford University School of Medicine has found.
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Women & Kids

Gestational diabetes: diet and exercise do not reduce the risk

The assumption that minimising weight gain in obese pregnant women is advantageous for avoiding gestational diabetes has not been borne out. Indeed, it might even be detrimental to the mother and the unborn child to restrict carbohydrate intake during pregnancy.
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Labor force participation: How auxiliary aids can help make the workday easier

Topic of the Month

Photo: Wheelchair user talking to her colleague; Copyright: Andi Weiland | Gesellschaftsbilder.de
Special tools, accessible software or a modified work environment – there are many ways to create a more accessible workplace for people with disabilities. Options range from conventional analog tools to digital solutions. But how can disability inclusion in the workplace be ensured – today and in the future?
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Research & Health

How and why resistance training is imperative for older adults

For many older adults, resistance training may not be part of their daily routine, but a new position statement suggests it is vital to improving their health and longevity.
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Research & Health

Can computer use, crafts and games slow or prevent age-related memory loss?

A new study has found that mentally stimulating activities like using a computer, playing games, crafting and participating in social activities are linked to a lower risk or delay of age-related memory loss called mild cognitive impairment, and that the timing and number of these activities may also play a role.
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