April - June 2022. This report provides key updates from our global community as well as an insight into our work.
In conversation with Nicola Veronese
Michele Boden, Head of the ACT Research Network, speaks to Nicola Veronese about his work at The University of Palermo and use of the ACT Assessment tool.
ACT Quarterly Research Review
January-March 2022. This report provides key updates from our global community as well as an insight into our work here at Age Care Technologies®.
In conversation with Rukiye Pınar Boluktas
IN CONVERSATION WITH... RUKIYE PINAR BOLUKTAS What motivated you to go into the field of Geriatrics? I graduated from university in 1988. During our four-year nursing education, we only had 2 hours of lectures on elderly patient care. When we went to the hospitals for practice, I saw that there was no clinic for elderly patients. … Continue reading In conversation with Rukiye Pınar Boluktas
Our UK ICOPE project has launched
Our UK ICOPE project has launched (Left to right) Ian Philp, Founder of Age Care Technologies® and Evelyn Catto, Felixstowe INT Manager February was an exciting month for the Age Care Technologies® team as we officially launched the first UK demonstrator site for the Integrated Care for Older People (ICOPE) project. Reducing Health Inequalities and Levelling UpWith the aim of bridging … Continue reading Our UK ICOPE project has launched
The role of older women as the ‘hidden workforce’
Globally, older women carry out and estimated 4.3 hours of unpaid work daily, including childcare and care of other members of the community as well as domestic work. As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic this figure is now thought to be much higher.
Bridging the gaps: Ageing, Business & Society
An increasing ageing population presents the already challenges to current global health and social care infrastructures, but also opportunity for collaboration between experts and innovators.
What does it mean to grow old in the digital world?
Since the turn of the millennium the way in which we interact with technology has revolutionised our daily lives. At the start of the 2000’s less than 7% of the world had access to the internet, while today over half the global population is online. But what does it mean to grow old in a digital world?
How do we effectively prevent falls?
On average a third of adults over the age of 65 will suffer from a fall each year, with this number rising to 50% for adults over the age of 80.Often overlooked, falls can not only lead to serious injury but can result in further health complications.
A burden to society?
A burden to society? In a report analysing data obtained from assessments undertaken in Nova Scotia, Canada, using the ACTTMAssessment tool , researchers found that 44% of older people reported feeling they were a burden to their friends and family. Our traditional views of older people often evoke images and feelings of frailty, inactivity and … Continue reading A burden to society?