Vollpension is a social integration coffeehouse with grandma’s familiarity, cakes and inter-generational stories. A public place, where jobs for seniors are created to counteract poverty among the elderly while promoting the exchange among old & young people. Away from stereotypes and prejudices towards better mutual understanding and co-operative work.
The Age Friendly Towns initiative seeks to make Ireland a great place to grow old, using a multi-stakeholder process. By focussing on towns, the initiative is able to implement real change over a short time and make an impact on the lives of older people in their communities. This is achieved through collaboration between businesses, statutory bodies, NGOs and older people to reach practical and actionable solutions that benefit all partners.
Stroke is a cardivascular disorder caused by insufficient oxygenation of the brain. Among the most common causes of stroke we can mention hypertention, diabetes, clotting disorders, vascular embolism and cranial trauma. People who suffer a stroke often face physical and mental disorders that reduce the chance of a normal life if they do not get treatment in time.
According to Romanian official records, in Romania there are 14000 dental doctors (1 for 1573 citizens). Dental services are mainly solicited by people living in urban areas while specific services for older people who can not leave their home are missing. The negative impact of poor oral condition is high upon patients with chronic diseases, causing high prevalence rates of periodontal diseases that adds to already poor quality of life.
Treatment will provide a chronic disease management telehealth service to northern First Nation tribes in Saskatchewan integrated with primary care physicians and specialists using low cost internet stethoscopes/otoscopes to examine patients remotely and reduce the cost of travel and chronic disease
Ung Omsorg (Young Care) creates bridges between generations by organizing youth on elder care homes to engage in social activities. The mission is to bring that little bit extra care to the elderly, and at the same time offer young people a first engaging part-time job. Hopefully we will also inspire some of the young people working with us to a future career in the care sector.