Elderly care innovations

Elderly care innovations

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Elderly care innovations

David Health Solutions

Solutions by name, solutions by nature. Healthcare professionals in more than 30 countries are already utilising David’s rehabilitation concepts for musculoskeletal problems.

“There are approximately two billion people worldwide suffering from musculoskeletal diseases,“ says Lauri Parviainen, development director. “Our device’s properties and ease of use enable many applications for preventive healthcare especially with seniors.”

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This Finnish company offers the whole scheme of solutions for seniors. It is a communication, support and security system, which is applicable for memory-deficient patients as well.

“The solution has been developed to support casual chores,” explains sales director Pekka Sipilä. “Our target is to help the elderly to stay at home for extended period.”

Hur

Fitness for life is the goal of this company. Its air resistanct exercise equipment is on offer, along with world-reknowned computer-based training solutions for senior exercise, rehabilitation and wellness.

“We use natural transmission, where resistance is adapted in accordance with force production,” says Midori Shimada, area manager, Japan and Asia.

Videovisit

Breaking through the barriers surrounding digital healthcare services, this company has created a service platform that covers the complete virtual healthcare chain.

“We understand the needs of the elder people and how they can benefit from our programme, as for some people pushing even one button is too hard,” CEO Esa Ojala tells.

Folkhälsan

This NGO is a large provider of social welfare and healthcare services in Finland, including rehabilitation clinics for people with disabilities and service housing for the elderly.

According to its website, “Folkhälsan housing for elderly, combines supported housing and other services as well as health promotion activities”. At Espoo Folkhälsan house, for example, the residents interact with kindergarten kids and schoolchildren as volunteers by reading books and singing together.

Original artile here.


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