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Date: 30 Jun 2014 16:18
Author: Brouquier Alain

Le Li1 est une invention qui révolutionne la vie des seniors et de leur entourage. Avec ses capteurs invisibles et son système de cartes polyvalentes, la sécurité de la personne âgée est assurée et sa vie facilitée. D'une simplicité enfantine, le Li1 veille sur la santé et la sécurité de son utilisateur, mais il lui permet aussi de téléphoner, recevoir des messages, écouter la radio, surfer sur le net, recevoir des informations ciblées et gérer son agenda!

Date: 20 Jun 2014 16:40
Author: Brouquier Alain

La Maison Départementale de l'Autonomie est en France un groupement d’intérêt public présent dans les départements, qui a vocation à apporter le même service au bénéfice de l’ensemble des personnes requérant une aide à l’autonomie quels que soient leur âge, l’origine et la nature de leur déficience. La MDA est intégrée dans une organisation globale en charge de la politique départementale en faveur des personnes handicapées et des personnes âgées.

Date: 12 Jun 2014 14:18
Author: Emmanuelle Dal'Secco

Le MuCEM, Musée des civilisations de l'Europe et de la Méditerranée, inauguré en 2013 à l'entrée du port de Marseille, accessible pour tous avec des animations adaptées.. Un cube futuriste et un fort séculaire qui offrent un écrin majestueux flottant au-dessus de la Méditerranée.

Date: 14 Jun 2013 11:46
Author: Oslo Voksenopplæring Skullerud

A Norwegian example of communication within a family where the father has lost most of his hearing. Also an example of communication between an elderly couple. Both of the people have reduced hearing.

Date: 13 Sep 2012 15:55
Author: Joanne Wood et al.

Purpose: To investigate the impact of different levels of simulated visual impairment on the cognitive test performance of older adults and to compare this with previous findings in younger adults.

Date: 24 Oct 2010 17:07
Author: Economic Policy Committee

This report focusses on budgetary challenges posed by ageing populations and reports on the impact on public spending on pensions, health and long-term care for the elderly and possible indicators of the long-term sustainablity of public finances. It brings together the work undertaken in past two years by a group on ageing populations attached to the Economic Policy Committee.

Date: 04 Jan 2009
Author: Waninge, A.; W. van der Weide; I.J. Evenhuis [et al.]

Anthropometric measurements are widely used to reliably quantify body composition and to estimate risks of overweight in healthy subjects and in patients. However, information about the reliability of anthropometric measurements in subjects with severe intellectual and sensory disabilities is lacking.

Date: 08 Jan 2007
Author: Langelaan, M; Nispen, Ruth van [et al.]

The Visual Functioning Questionnaire (VFQ-25) is one of the most widely used measures of vision-related quality of life. However, the questionnaire does not meet some psychometric quality criteria. The objectives of this study were first to obtain the factor structure of the VFQ-25, and second, to obtain interval scales by Rasch analysis.

Date: 06 Feb 2003
Author: HARRY K. M. LEE, RHONDA J. SCUDDS

This journal article from Age and Ageing is a scientific study that compared the balance activity of elderly people with and without visual impairment. The authors found that people with visual disability had an impaired balance ability. This imply that people with visual impairment might be more prone to falls.

Date: 01 Feb 2002
Author: Mary Carey, Joan Cole and Duncan Boldy

This report provides an overview of information available on ageing with a long standing disability in WA. Information was sought from published and unpublished reports and discussions with a number of disability stakeholders. The main understanding gained from amassing this information is the limited usefulness for future service planning and provision, of the existing data on people with long standing disability.

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