In case you missed it, the on-demand video and presentations from Scotland’s latest Healthy Ageing Innovation Cluster meeting that took place on Wednesday 28 April 2021 are now available for viewing online.  Learn more about the cluster, hear the survey feedback from our members and what we have done in response before and update from …

by Francesco Condello

The EU Green Paper on Ageing seeks to launch a ‘broad policy debate on ageing’ and means to respond to the associated opportunities and challenges. The changing demographics across Europe and the ongoing pandemic have highlighted some of the challenges and ageing population faces in terms of both health and social care. The Green Paper …

by Francesco Condello

In the previous newsletter we informed you about an ongoing project on the use of assistive technologies (AT) in the care of people who are aging, even those with various health complications. On February 24, 2021, a virtual round table with all project partners, stakeholders and representatives of the Zlin region and municipalities was held. …

by Francesco Condello

Online Event: March 12th 2021 The Environmental Sensor workshop – organized by both technical and clinical BRAINTEASER’ partners – was aimed at discussing some crucial aspects for the development of meaningful Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) and Multiple Sclerosis (MS) models that include exposure to pollutant and other relevant environmental factors, such as sun exposure. The …

by Francesco Condello

Connected Health, which aims to empower older people to stay in their own homes, has grown its workforce to over 1,000 since the start of the pandemic. Author: Emmet Ryan Picture: Arthur Allison/Pacemaker Press Ryan Williams, Director at Connected Health: ‘We think about what older people can get that’s not physical care that can help …

by Francesco Condello

Last February 9th took place the kick- off meeting of the IN-4-AHA scaling-up innovation in active and healthy ageing project, in which Gisela Garcia – Alvarez, Managing Director of the Galician Health Cluster, CSG, highlighted how clusters and DIHs can act as important actors in health and social care ecosystems. The EU-funded IN-4-AHA project will …

by Francesco Condello

In the week of February 8 – 12, 2021 two very interesting conference on aging, impact of Covid-19 and other related topics were held in Prague, Czech Republic. Due to the pandemic restrictions, both were organized in virtual space. The first one, (En)gaging! 2021 (https://www.engagingprague.com/) was scheduled as two days meeting. The 4th international conference …

by Francesco Condello

Age-friendly housing is an integral part of our future society. To understand what must be done to achieve the Homes4Life vision, we need to take into account a number of likely socioeconomic, demographic, technological and environmental trends and/or disruptive innovations, which will substantially impact upon peoples’ lives across Europe in the next decades leading up …

by Heather Smith

Officially started on the 1st of January 2020, the H2020 BRAINTEASER project kicked off its operational activities last week, January 28th and 29th, at the presence of its project officer Mr Tobias Wiesenthal, Head of Sector ‘Research and Innovation’ at DG CONNECT.H.3 – eHealth, Well-Being and Ageing. All the 11 partners, a multidisciplinary gender-balanced consortium …

by Heather Smith
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