In the survey of 2,000 parents and grandparents with more than one child, 23% of Mumsnet users admitted to having a favourite, while 42% of Gransnet users confessed to having a preferred grandchild.
The elderly are particularly sensitive to weather changes, and especially to heat wave. You will find below 7 tips to help you cope heat wave.
On March 20th, 1,550 people gathered at the Folies Bergère for SilverNight 2017. On the occasion, all Silver Economy stakeholders were invited to discover this year’s winners, but also to discuss, network around the challenges and opportunities of ageing population. Discover the key figures!
Health at a Glance: Europe 2016 report was published in November 2016 by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and the European Commission. This publication presents the most recent trends on health and health systems across the 28 EU member states.
Governments need to respond to rising needs for long-term care, especially regarding reducing premature deaths, reducing tobacco and alcohol use, tackling obesity and improving quality of acute and chronic care.
The latest study conducted by OECD, Pensions at a Glance 2015, reveals that recent reforms have made pension systems more financially sustainable. On the occasion, an infographic was published, giving relevant facts and figures regarding financial sustainability, income adequacy, net replacement rates.
In the United States, there are more than 43.5 million caregivers, who mainly take care of their ageing parents. Today’s technology can help relatives to better manage medication or nutrition, to monitor their daily activities or to coordinate communication.
Singapore’s Minister of Health is doubling efforts to develop a better care services for the elderly. As the country’s population is getting older, more accessible, affordable and good quality services are being put in place, in order to support the elderly to stay at home.
The infographics below shows how the Minister of Health is focalising on 3 major themes: improves comprehensiveness of services, enhance quality of services and ultimately support caregivers.
Elderly people do use Internet services.
This new generation of elderly people, the Silver Surfers, firstly started using the Internet to communicate and stay in touch with their friends and families. The 2.0 web gradually became an open door to any other type of services. Whether they are accessing their bank account, shopping, Skyping or talking on any other social media, the Boomers tend to use Internet more and more often.
Age Watch shows 37 stats regarding the elderly from Ireland, the United Kingdom and the United States. Several fields are presented: pensions, health condition or public transportation. [Read more…] about Bluecare reveals an infographics regarding the elderly in Ireland, the UK and the USA
The World Bank published a study regarding the ageing population process in Europe and Central Asia. The report was completed with an infographics that summarizes the ageing process and the consequences of demographic transition.
This infographics identifies and points out the main opportunities and policies contributing to an active, healthy and productive ageing. The main sectors which could transform the ageing population into a source of value are: education, labour participation, mobility, sustainability, etc.
When speaking about the new demographic tendency of ageing population, Japan tends to take the lead as it is the oldest country in the world. However, the whole Asian continent is affected by this process.
The advent of the Internet and Communication Technologies revolutionised the traditional healthcare system. People are now talking about personalised medicine, where patients can be screened according to their medical and biological history.
85% of Healthcare providers want to increase communication with patients, while 42% of patients will feel more confident if their doctor communicates with them between consults.
This Infographics is about Digital Health and all progress made from Reaction to Prevention, thanks to the ITC. [Read more…] about Infographics: Health and Digital Communication
Elderly people tend to choose to stay at home in their own environment more and more. Nevertheless, this environment must be prepared and secured, so that they can feel confident and enjoy all the benefits of staying home. To do so, there are some tips to follow.
The following infographics shows how to customize and personalize older people’s houses, room by room. [Read more…] about Infographics: How to make a home safe for old people
BNP Paribas Cardif has been aware of the ageing population challenge and the implicit rise of Silver economy for a while.
The infographics “The Silver Economy: challenges for tomorrow” aims to provide key figures, which sectors will be impacted by Silver economy (home, transports, communication, health, etc.) but also the wider range of products and services for the elderly. [Read more…] about The Silver Economy seen by BNP Paribas Cardif
According to the latest Orange’s Infographic, in 2013, 60% of the wearable products belonged to the fitness or medical care sectors.
Whether we speak about smart contact lenses, smart watches or fitness bands, this new generation of wearables conquered the healthcare field.
Moreover, 1 in 3 British and American people trust the use of connected objects for their medical recovery. [Read more…] about Infographic: Healthcare and wearable technology