Whether at home or in a care institution, it is important that hygiene is not neglected. Various organizations provide tips on how to ensure bathing for people with dementia. Here are some suggestions from Arjo
On April 2, 2019, our QSNA scholars received their stipends from Her Majesty Queen Silvia of Sweden. Here is a quick recap of the ceremony.
Did you know that there are over 21.6 million nurses globally, which makes it the largest healthcare profession? Here are some other interesting facts about nursing.
To understand caregiving through the eyes of a young woman, we spoke with 21-year-old Jasmine Wiberg who chose caregiving as a summer job for three years.
This year's Queen Silvia Nursing Award Ceremony will take place on April 2, 2019, at the Royal Palace of Stockholm. Here's a quick review of 2018's winning concepts.
World Oral Health Day is celebrated on the 20th of March every year to highlight the importance of maintaining good oral health. Research shows that with increasing age, oral health may become a challenge. Thus, to commemorate this occasion, we worked with TePe Oral Hygiene Products to examine the causes and effects of oral health diseases in seniors, and share tips on maintaining good oral hygiene for the long run.
An elderly person's decision to age in place impacts his or her family. In this post we discuss some ways to make the home safe and age-friendly.
Studies estimate that there are twice as many women living with dementia than men. The following infographic highlights some of the reasons for this.
March is the month of celebrating women. Thus, this month we have decided to focus on issues around women’s brain health; such as underrepresentation in medical research, having a higher probability of being affected by symptoms of dementia, and getting insights into caregiving and caregivers’ lives.
In this post, we interview Christer Fällman, founder of Regnbagen, Europe's first LGBTQ home for the elderly. We learn about his mission and the challenges.