Search Tag: ageing

Executive Health Management

Turning the Silver Tsunami into a Silver Lining...

2019 02 Oct

Healthcare is becoming more and more successful, allowing us to endure into an unprecedented old age. At the same time, in developed countries, the fertility rate is lowering. These two phenomena have led to what international organisations have been saying for years: the population is getting older. Now, the question of the ageing population is no... Read more

Executive Health Management

Ageism in Healthcare: Why It Has To Stop

2019 02 Oct

Summary: Ageism can be defined as stereotypes, prejudice and discrimination towards people because of their age. An authority on ageism in healthcare highlights the challenges and opportunities in the sector. How serious/prevalent is the problem of ageism within healthcare and where do you think this stems from? I don’t think that the... Read more

Executive Health Management

Secrets of Longevity The IKARIA Study

2019 02 Oct

Summary: The intriguing finding of longevity among the Ikaria inhabitants was the impetus to perform an epidemiological study. Motivated by the IKARIA study, proposed measures of approaching the goal of longevity through delay of cardiovascular ageing will be discussed in this article. From the ancient years up until the contemporary... Read more

Health Management

Shaping the future of dementia care

2018 21 Aug

Re-examining approaches for dementia management. The potential of applying integrated pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatments for the care of people living with dementia. Dementia is a mental state used to denote severe cognitive impairment which impacts daily activities and life. Alzheimer’s disease is one of the most common... Read more