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MOVECARE: Service robot, ICT tech and AI to support independently living elders

Nunzio Albero Borghese discusses the potential of MOVECARE, a Horizon 2020 sponsored project, to be a robotic caregiver for independently living elders.
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Supporting the NHS through prioritising at-home care

Peter Seldon, Consultus Care, discusses how at-home care for the elderly can help to alleviate pressure on the NHS.
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Keeping elderly relatives safe whilst maintaining social distancing

AgeCo has compiled a list on how we can help our elderly relatives stay safe in the home whilst maintaining social distancing.
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Ageing: Detection of cognitive impairment using voice analysis technology

Shinichi Tokuno from Voice Analysis and Measurement of Pathophysiology, Department of Bioengineering, at the University of Tokyo, shares with us what we need to know about the detection of cognitive impairment with the benefit of voice analysis technology concerning the ageing of people globally.
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COVID-19 research: Scientists prove that China did not create coronavirus

Conspiracy theorists can now take COVID-19 research off their radar: Scripps Research analysed the virus and found that it was not created by China.
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Post-hospital discharge care for dementia patients

Here, the Department of Medicine & Therapeutics discuss the programmes that are supporting post-hospital care for Dementia patients.
COVID-19 research, LMIC

COVID-19 research: Health of older people in poorer countries

Global health experts question why COVID-19 research is not becoming policy for the older population in low and middle-income countries (LMICs).
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Europe deserves more and better research & innovation in cardiovascular disease

Prof Lina Badimon, Chair, ESC Advocacy Committee 2018-2020 Director, Cardiovascular Program (ICCC) – IR, Hospital de la Santa Crue I Sant Pau, argues that Europe deserves more and better research & innovation in cardiovascular disease.
loneliness and isolation

Loneliness and isolation in the elderly: Improving care provision

Helen Fuller, Managing Director at Care 4 Quality, discusses loneliness and isolation in the elderly, highlighting how care homes can improve care provision in this area.
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Vitamin B12 and brain health of older people

Here, Professor Timothy Kwok discusses the impact of vitamin B12 on the brain health of older people.
Male health

Male health: The serious challenges with which boys and young men contend

Boys' and young men's health is on the global research agenda with a partnership between Dr. Christine Wekerle, Associate Professor, Pediatrics at McMaster University and Dr. Mark Kavenagh, Head of Research and Policy, ECPAT International to foster youth resilience in challenging contexts.
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Japan: The development of artificial intelligence

Guillermo Garcia from EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation, charts the development of artificial intelligence (AI) technology for medical and industrial purposes in Japan.
loneliness in old age

How to cope with loneliness in old age

It is evident that many elderly people suffer from loneliness, however, there are numerous ways to avoid this, as we discuss in this article.
care sector

Care sector crisis point: Recruiting new talent

Lottie Galvin at iHASCO highlights how care workers are unvalued and unpaid at a time when the UK's care sector is in dire need of new recruits.
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“Don’t do it alone”: Mental health advice from the over-50s

What would you tell your younger self? Here, some over 50's give their experienced mental health advice to younger people.
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Report reveals use of chemical restraints in aged care

The Royal Commission of Inquiry’s report questions why Australia allowed use of chemical restraints in aged care.
healthy ageing

A focus on promoting healthy ageing in Hong Kong

Hong Kong’s Elderly Health Service has an increasingly important role to play in improving primary healthcare of the elderly, as this article discovers, with a special focus on recommended exercise as one of the many elements to promote healthy ageing in individuals.
promoting public health

Promoting public health in the European Union Member States

Here, we take a look at some recent examples of how public health in European Union Member States has been supported by the outgoing European Commissioner for Health & Food Safety, Vytenis Andriukaitis.
prevent dementia

Multidomain interventions: How to prevent dementia in Hong Kong

Here, Professor Timothy Kwok, Director of Jockey Club Centre for Positive Ageing, details multi-domain interventions to prevent dementia in Hong Kong, underlining important areas such as primary prevention, healthy diet, physical exercise and mild cognitive impairment.
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Dementia care workforce: Hong Kong and the train-the-trainer approach

Here, experts explain the intricate situation of Dementia care in Hong Kong, and why it could benefit from a train-the-trainer approach.

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