At the end of March, a UFC-Que choisir survey focused on the link of causality between low quality of food, staff shortage, poorly adapted schedules for meals, and undernutrition problems that have been growing in many medical-social establishments for the elderly. [Read more…] about Nutri-Culture: a technological and pleasant solution to face elderly undernutrition
The Minister of Social Affairs, Health and Women Rights of France, Marisol TOURAINE, and the State Secretary for Family, Elderly people and Autonomy, Laurence ROSSIGNOL commend the adoption of the society adaptation to ageing law on first reading by the Senate on the 19th of March. [Read more…] about Marisol TOURAINE and Laurence ROSSIGNOL commend the adoption of the society adaptation to ageing law by the French Senate
From Tuesday, 17th to Thursday, 19th March, 2015, the French Senate analysed and adopted the society adaptation to ageing law.
The law text was adopted at First Reading, with 178 votes in favor and none against.
In Canada, caregivers make up 30% of the workforce: 5.6 millions of employees are caregivers for a total of 8.1 millions caregivers in the country (30% of the population). Most caregivers work full-time. Nevertheless, 1 person out of 2 thinks declaring themselves a caregiver to their employer can damage their career.
“One of the many ways technology has changed our lives is helping seniors live independently”, says Lynn Wilson, Founder of The CareGiver Partnership. This, in turn, makes caregivers’ jobs a little easier.
The CareGiver Partnership is a national direct-to-consumer retailer of home healthcare products for incontinence, diabetes, nutrition support and more. In its eighth year of providing products and services that help caregivers and loved ones maintain personal dignity, the company also offers an online library of more than 1,500 family caregiver resources and personal service by experts in caregiving.