When we discuss new technology for the elderly care sector on our blog, we frequently focus on the possibilities offered by telecare, telemedicine or telemonitoring systems, perhaps because of how important the development of the plataform ‘Kwido‘ is in our day-to-day activities. Whilst these developments already form part […]
Languages, like living organisms, evolve over time to adapt to the requirements of a society also in transformation. The rise of new technologies and the ever increasing contact between different languages generate new words so quickly that they burst into our vocabulary without warning, often creating a barely conscious use thereafter.
Chronic illnesses are characterized by being sustained over time and having a slow progression, being more frequent among (although not exclusive to) the elderly. For this basic reason, geriatric care must focus permanently on the chronically ill and their welfare, given that the simple fact of having to live with an illness indefinitely […]