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Date: 04 Aug 2014
Author: no author

In this webpage of the British Cochlear Implant Group (BCIG), you can find 39 frequently asked questions people might ask themselves about cochlear implants.

Date: 11 Jul 2014
Author: Nena Georgantzi; Maude Luherne

On the occasion of the World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, AGE co-organised a high-level seminar addressing the issue of older people’s human rights in the area of long-term care. The event presented two new relevant EU initiatives and discussed how to strengthen legal protection of older people in need of care and assistance and safeguard dignity in old age.

Date: 24 Jun 2014
Author: Dryden, Gordon

Mr. Gordon Dryden. Presentation at the 3rd International SensAge Conference, June 24 2014 (project meeting): Promoting Active Participation By Ageing People with Sensory Disabilities. Please click at the powerpoint presentation below to view the presentation.

Date: 23 Jun 2014
Author: Cankova, Stefana

Ms Stefana Cankova (EASPD) Presentation at the 3rd International SensAge Conference, 23 June 2014: Promoting Active Participation By Ageing People with Sensory Disabilities. Please click at the powerpoint presentation below to view the presentation.

Date: 23 Jun 2014
Author: Bláithín Gallagher

Conference Chair. Dr Bláithín Gallagher, Marie Curie Research Fellow, University of York. Presentation at the 3rd International SensAge Conference, 23 June 2014: Promoting Active Participation By Ageing People with Sensory Disabilities. Please click at the powerpoint presentation below to view the presentation

Date: 23 Jun 2014
Author: Dryden, Gordon.

Mr. Gordon Dryden NCBI. Presentation at the 3rd International SensAge Conference, 23 June 2014: Promoting Active Participation By Ageing People with Sensory Disabilities. Please click at the powerpoint presentation below to view the presentation.

Date: 23 Jun 2014
Author: Hajjam, Jawad

Mr. Jawad Hajjam. Presentation at the 3rd International SensAge Conference, 23 June 2014: Promoting Active Participation By Ageing People with Sensory Disabilities. Please click at the powerpoint presentation below to view the presentation.

Date: 23 Jun 2014
Author: Frouck de Boer

Good interior lighting facilitates the performance of daily activities (ADL) of the visually impaired in their homes. To view the presentation, click the powerpoint presentation at the link below. Presentation at the 3rd SensAge conference at York, June 23 by Frouck de Boer (Royal Dutch Visio).

Date: 23 Jun 2014
Author: Petrie, Helen

Keynote speaker: Prof. Helen Petrie, Professor of Human Computer Interaction, University of York. Presentation at the 3rd International SensAge Conference, 23 June 2014: Promoting Active Participation By Ageing People with Sensory Disabilities. Please click at the powerpoint presentation below to view the presentation.

Date: 23 Jun 2014
Author: Bilodeau, Sylvie

Ms Sylvie Bilodeau (INLB). Presentation at the 3rd International SensAge Conference, 23 June 2014: Promoting Active Participation By Ageing People with Sensory Disabilities. Please click at the powerpoint presentation below to view the presentation.

Date: 23 Jun 2014
Author: Anderson, Ove Vedel

Keynote Speaker: Mr. Ove Vedel Anderson. Educational Consultant, Nordic Centre for Welfare & Social Issues. Presentation at the 3rd International SensAge Conference, 23 June 2014: Promoting Active Participation By Ageing People with Sensory Disabilities. Please click at the powerpoint presentation below to view the presentation.

Date: 23 Jun 2014
Author: Wanet, Marie Chantal

Ms Marie Chantal Wanet (INLB) Presentation at the 3rd International SensAge Conference, 23 June 2014: Promoting Active Participation By Ageing People with Sensory Disabilities. Please click at the powerpoint presentation below to view the presentation.

Date: 23 Jun 2014
Author: Craig, Jeign

Ms Jeign Craig Vice President Hipen. Presentation at the 3rd International SensAge Conference, 23 June 2014: Promoting Active Participation By Ageing People with Sensory Disabilities. Please click at the powerpoint presentation below to view the presentation.

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

SURDI 49 est une structure départementale pour permettre aux malentendants et devenus-sourds de maintenir et développer une vie sociale et personnelle. Elle offre à ses adhérents un lieu d'accueil et de convivialité où l'on peut parler difficultés, projets, solutions avec d'autres personnes concernées par le même problème.

Date: 20 Jun 2014
Author: Brouquier Alain

Centre de ressources et d’orientation régional vers les pôles de compétences. Structure pour l’insertion professionnelle des personnes déficientes visuelles ou auditives et pour leur apporter des réponses ainsi qu’à leur entourage personnel ou professionnel, avec un espace labellisé d’exposition spécialisée le CICAT.

Date: 20 Jun 2014
Author: Brouard Vincent

L’instructeur en locomotion, est un professionnel de la réadaptation et de la rééducation fonctionnelle; visant l’accès à l’autonomie et à la sécurité des personnes malvoyantes ou aveugles dans le cadre de leur mobilité et de leurs déplacements. Il travaille en centre de rééducation et aussi dans des services de gériatrie ou dans des lieux de vie.

Date: 20 Jun 2014
Author: Brouquier Alain

Bucodes SurdiFrance, union d'associations de malentendants et devenus sourds, oeuvre au niveau national pour informer et sensibiliser le plus grand nombre aux différentes pathologies auditives. Créée, animée et gérée par des personnes déficientes auditives, il a pour objectif de défendre les intérêts des devenus-sourds et malentendants et d’améliorer leurs conditions de vie.

Date: 12 Jun 2014
Author: Brouquier Alain

Revue trimestrielle de l'ARDDS, réalisée en commun par le Bucodes SurdiFrance et l'ARDDS. Elle concerne toutes les personnes devenant malentendantes, ou sourdes. Vous y trouverez toutes les informations concernant la déficience auditive.

Date: 12 Jun 2014
Author: Brouquier Alain

Le 114 : un numéro d’urgence au service des personnes ayant des difficultés à parler ou à entendre (sourds malentendants, aphasiques, dysphasiques). Plus besoin d’aller chercher une personne entendante pour contacter les pompiers, la gendarmerie, la police ou les urgences médicales ! C’est un gain de temps précieux qui peut sauver des vies.

Date: 12 Jun 2014
Author: Brouquier Alain

Le Bucodes SurdiFrance a mené un projet de campagne nationale d'information sur la perte d'audition, soutenu par l'INPES et par la Fondation de France. La campagne qui se fera via le médecin généraliste va consister à publier une brochure de 16 pages ainsi qui seront placées à la disposition des patients dans les salles d'attente de 25 000 médecins généralistes.

Date: 12 Jun 2014
Author: Emmanuelle Dal'Secco

Date: 11 Jun 2014
Author: Brouquier Alain

Valentin-Haüy-Infos est une lettre d'information électronique mensuelle diffusée par l’Association Valentin Haüy. Elle est destinée à aviser les personnes non ou malvoyantes, leur famille ou leurs amis, des actions et services proposés par l'Association Valentin Haüy à leur intention

Date: 10 Jun 2014
Author: Brouquier Alain

La revue trimestrielle La Canne Blanche est éditée en noir, braille abrégé, sur cassettes, et en version audio au format Daisy ; elle est diffusée gratuitement à tous les adhérents de Fédération des Aveugles et Handicapés Visuels de France. La revue traite d'articles généraux susceptibles d'intéresser les personnes aveugles et malvoyantes tout comme les donateurs et abonnés.

Date: 26 May 2014
Author: Brouquier Alain

Le magazine Mieux Voir un magazine mensuel en gros caractères, un bimestriel de jeux en gros caractères, des jeux de cartes pour mal voyants et les personnes du troisième âge, Mieux Voir rassemble des articles variés et distrayants, tirés de grandes revues nationales. C’est aussi un hors-série de jeux de 52 pages

Date: 26 May 2014
Author: Brouquier Alain

La Médiathèque Valentin Haüy s'adresse à toute personne ne pouvant plus lire l’imprimé ordinaire. Elle propose gratuitement de riches collections de littérature générale et des documentaires en support adaptés. Le site Eole permet le téléchargement.

Date: 26 May 2014
Author: Brouquier Alain

Le journal audio Vocale Presse est un service de lecture de la presse et des magazines, accessible pour les aveugles et les malvoyants. Il permet d'écouter de manière simple, en vocal, agrandi ou braille, dès le jour de leur parution, l'intégralité de journaux et magazines

Date: 03 Feb 2014
Author: Nena Georgantzi, Heidrun Mollenkopf, Marja Pijl and Ophélie Durand

This publication presents the outcomes of a small qualitative study that took place in the frame of the European Union-funded Home Sweet Home project. It aims at shedding the light to barriers and enablers for the acceptance of new technologies that are introduced to help older persons live autonomously and manage better their health.

Date: 01 Jan 2014
Author: no author

This information was developed by the National Eye Institute to help patients and their families search for general information about age-related macular degeneration. An eye care professional who has examined the patient's eyes and is familiar with his or her medical history is the best person to answer specific questions.

Date: 01 Jan 2014
Author: David Byrne

This paper launches a reflection process to help define the future EU Health strategy. The EU is committed to bringing together all health players and building partnerships for health. This aim is inbuilt into EU action to complement national efforts to promote good health, minimise health inequalities and to tackle the factors that determine health.

Date: 04 Nov 2013
Author: no auther

Contents What is a cochlear implant? How does a cochlear implant work? Who gets cochlear implants? How does someone receive a cochlear implant? What does the future hold for cochlear implants? Where can I get additional information?

Date: 01 Nov 2013
Author: AGE Platform Europe

We want to use the opportunity of this European Year 2013 to highlight our work to promote a participative and inclusive democracy in Europe, and voice our recommendations for a stronger participation of older persons in society. In the following pages we will stress why and how AGE is working to strengthen civil dialogue on ageing and the involvement of older users in the production of solutions that suit their needs.

Date: 29 Oct 2013
Author: Arnadottir Gudbjorg

Powerpoint presentation - Serving the elderly (e) A presentation of the NIB Iceland and its service to the ageing with visual impairment. The presentation is in English. Below you will find the text in Icelandic language.

Date: 21 Oct 2013
Author: Tarczay Sanja

terminology,identity,communication, new achievements in deafblind interpreting

Date: 07 Jun 2013
Author: Ruth van Nispen

According to the World Health Organisation 285 million people worldwide are visually impaired, of which 65% is 50 years or older. Due to an aging population in the more developed nations, the prevalence of visual impairment increases rapidly.

Date: 21 May 2013
Author: Ashutosh Kacker

This webpage explains all basic facts about cochlear implants. A cochlear implant is a small electronic device that helps people hear. A cochlear implant is not the same thing as a hearing aid. The device is surgically implanted and works in a different way.

Date: 11 Jan 2013
Author: Marc Green

The present article focusses on the driving ability of older people and its link to visual problems.

Date: 02 Jan 2013
Author: Adelina Comas-Herrera, Joan Costa-Font, Cristiano Gori, Alessandra di Maio, Concepció Patxot, Linda Pickard, Alessandro Pozzi, Heinz Rothgang, Raphael Wittenberg

This European study of long-term care expenditure investigates the key factors that are likely to affect the future expenditure on long-term care services in Germany, Spain, Italy and the United Kingdom. The approach involves investigating how sensitive long-term care projections are to assumptions made about future trends in different factors, using comparable projection models.

Date: 01 Nov 2012
Author: AGE Platform Europe

The purpose of this brochure is to help senior citizens across the Union understand better what the Treaty of Lisbon and the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the EU bring to older people in terms of citizenship, non-discrimination and equality between women and men, fundamental rights, employment, social protection, health safety and economic interest of consumers, human health protection and protection against violence and elder abuse.

Date: 01 Jun 2012
Author: United Nations Economic Commission for Europe

Some ageing policies may be aimed at providing services within this status rather than at empowering older persons to live independently. Here, a change of paradigm is needed. In order to gain the ability to remain active, the individual needs to invest in this process throughout the life course. Appropriate societal structures, incentives and awareness-raising would enable persons to live an active life-style as long as possible.

Date: 01 Jun 2012
Author: European Commission

This brochure will help strengthen the resolve to work together at European level and inspire more determined efforts in all Member States to promote active ageing, thereby ensuring that solidarity between generations can withstand the test of population ageing.

Date: 01 May 2012
Author: Dylan Merkett

This factsheet is for people who are considering getting a cochlear implant, or who would like information about them. The information is relevant for both adults who have hearing loss and parents of children with hearing loss.

Date: 26 Mar 2012
Author: Rabiller Anne

Mémoire de soutenance Exécutive Master Gestion et politiques du handicap d’Anne Rabiller Directrice du Pôle handicap et Pôle Personnes Agées à la Mutualité française Anjou Mayenne Un accès à la compensation pour tous et adapté à la singularité de chacun : Un continuum de vie au-delà de la discrimination.

Date: 11 Feb 2012
Author: Trine Skov Uldall; Arlene J. Astell; Maggie P. Ellis; Henriette Hermann Olesen; P. O. Edberg; Barbra Westerholm

Elderly people with severe dual sensory loss – a public health problem? Not being able to hear, not being able to see – what is done and what should be done for people with deafblindness? The challenge of progressive dual sensory loss Acquired deafblindness and dementia – a special challenge Communicating beyond speech

Date: 01 Feb 2012
Author: the European Commission (DG ECFIN) and the Economic Policy Committee (AWG)

This report has been prepared as part of the mandate the Economic and Financial Affairs (ECOFIN) Council gave to the Economic Policy Committee (EPC) in May 2009, to update on the basis of a new population projection by Eurostat, its analysis of the economic and budgetary implications of ageing by 2012.

Date: 01 Jan 2012
Author: no author

Germany is one of only four countries with a dedicated insurance system for long-term care. But as the population ages rapidly and birth rates remain low, the system in its current form may not be sustainable. Jan Dirk Herbermann and Débora Miranda report.

Date: 01 Dec 2011
Author: European Thematic Network on Assistive Information Technologies

This press release published on the Parliament's Magazine Regional Review introduces the European Thematic Network on Assistive Information project. The ETNA Network will implement, over a period of 3 years, a European Web Portal providing unified access to all ICT AT resources available on the Web in relation to the needs of all stakeholders, involved as AT users, professionals, developers and policy-makers.

Date: 11 Oct 2011
Author: Renzo Andrich; Sabrina Vincenti

This press release published on the Italian website wwww.nonautosufficienza.it (link is external) introduces the European Thematic Network on Assistive Information project. The ETNA Network will implement, over a period of 3 years, a European Web Portal providing unified access to all ICT AT resources available on the Web in relation to the needs of all stakeholders, involved as AT users, professionals, developers and policy-makers.

Date: 31 Jan 2009
Author: Eikholt National Resource Centre for the Deafblind

This brochure talks about deadfblindness, The Norwegian Resource System for Persons with Deafblindness, the regional resource centres, recource centres with nationwide services, the coordinating unit, the advisory committee and organisations for people with deafblindness.

Date: 01 Aug 2008
Author: Dena Kemmet; Sean Brotherson

The process of aging begins at birth and continues throughout life. Change is an inevitable part of the aging process. Sensation is the physical and mental process that allows us to receive information from our surrounding environment through the ears, skin, tongue, nostrils, eyes and other specialized sense organs. Key sensing processes include vision, hearing, touch, taste and smell.

Date: 01 Jul 2008
Author: no author

The online magazine NIH Medline Plus, a publication of the National Institutes of Health and the Friends of of the National Library of Medicine, published a webpage explaining the different visual impairments people can suffer from.

Date: 01 Feb 2005
Author: Maudy Piot

Variations sur le thème des perdant la vue. Pour Maudy Piot, le bonheur est dans la lutte. C'est à partir de témoignages de "perdant la vue" et surtout à partir de son propre vécu que l'auteur propose un voyage insolite, déconcertant, dans le monde de la perte de la vue.

Date: 01 Dec 2004
Author: Peter Lansley and Verity Smith

The present article provides an overviews a 2004 initiative called EQUAL (Extend Quality of Life). EQUAL was concerned with a better understanding of the interactions between health, diet, and lifestyle; and the development of better technologies for healthy ageing. It was to address neighbourhood and individual security, improved leisure, and learning and financial services, as well as to help older people remain fit and active for as long as possible.

Date: 03 Mar 1997
Author: Gloria Pullen and Jim Kyle

We have particular concerns for elderly Deaf people. Although the Deaf Community is a powerful support system for Deaf people throughout their lives, it is a small community and one which requires participation.