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Perspectives Of a Young Caregiver

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.

March 27th, 2019|

Queen Silvia Nursing Award: A Review of The 2018 Winning Concepts

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. 

March 26th, 2019|

Simple Tips for a Long-Lasting Smile

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.

March 20th, 2019|

How We Can Make Our Homes Age-Friendly

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.

March 7th, 2019|

Dementia Affects More Women (Infographic)

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 4th, 2019|

This Month, We’ll Be Celebrating Women!

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.

March 2nd, 2019|

What Does It Take to Build a Home?

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.

February 27th, 2019|

Meet Ida Berggren, Our New QSNA Project Coordinator!

Ida joined SCI as a finance assistant and office coordinator in November 2018. As a result of her positive energy, commitment and hard work: she was promoted to lead the Queen Silvia Nursing Award as Project Coordinator, this February.

Ida graduated from high school with a diploma in business administration and law in 2017. During […]

February 25th, 2019|

Introducing 5BRAIN, Our New Partner in South Korea!

5BRAIN is SCI’s new National Education Partner in South Korea! Our partnership will aim to support each other’s education and training efforts in South Korea and abroad.

February 25th, 2019|

Addressing the Challenges of Dementia in the Workplace

The medical community's growing ability to diagnose early-onset dementia today has brought the pressing issue of the need to navigate workplace dementia to light. The global workforce is ageing rapidly, and the number of people below the age of 65 with a dementia diagnosis is growing. The question is: are businesses prepared to address the challenges of dementia in the workplace?

February 20th, 2019|