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24/7 live-in care at home: A post-COVID solution for the future of UK elderly...

Here, Peter Seldon, CEO of Consultus Care & Nursing explains the potentials of a revolution in elderly care and what we can do to get there.
care homes

How can we combat loneliness in care homes?

Red Homes Healthcare discuss the mental health crisis in care homes and explore what can be done to prevent loneliness.
blood clots, covid-19

Life-threatening blood clots in COVID-19 patients

New research shows a link between COVID-19 and lower extremity arterial thrombosis, aka life-threatening blood clots.
blood iron levels, university of edinburgh

Blood iron levels could be the reason behind slow ageing

Scientists from the University of Edinburgh and Max Planck Institute for Biology of Ageing identify blood iron levels as an ageing factor.
specialist adult care, exemplar care

Providing specialist adult care in a post-COVID world

John Whitehead, CEO of Exemplar Health Care, discusses specialist adult care and how to continue delivering post-COVID.
care options

Care options in the UK for the elderly

Country Cousins, a live-in care provider, has developed a guide detailing some of the care options available in the UK for elderly people.
retirement age

Is there a case for differentiated longevity adjustment of the retirement age?

Professors of Economics Svend E. Hougaard Jensen and Gylfi Zoega call for public-private partnership as they discuss adjustments of the retirement age and pension funds according to life expectancy.
cognitive function in older people, B vitamins,

Can B vitamins improve cognitive function in older people with mild impairment?

Therese Pei Fong Chow Research Centre for Prevention of Dementia, the Chinese University of Hong Kong, discuss if B vitamins can improve cognitive function in older people.
dementia in the digital era

Dementia in the digital era: A Hong Kong perspective

Cecilia Van Cauwenberghe from Frost & Sullivan’s TechVision Group shines the spotlight on dementia in the digital era, from a Hong Kong perspective.
COVID-19 patients

10% of COVID-19 patients with diabetes die within 7 days of hospitalisation

New research has found that one in ten COVID-19 patients with diabetes dies within seven days of hospital admission.
independently living elders

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.
at-home care

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.
maintaining social distancing

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.
cognitive impairment

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.
COVID-19 research, bats

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.
elderly dementia patients, hospital re admission

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).
research & innovation in cardiovascular disease

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.
vitamin b12

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.

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