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Patient EmpowermentIndividualized tackling of unnecessary stress, in particular when related to healthcare procedures, promises to enhance the autonomy and quality of life of many people and yield a significant contribution to self-empowerment, thus relieving careers and related persons from personal assistance. Not at least, also a considerable economic relief (see Impact).This is the topic the S ...
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The current healthcare systems are built around the traditional paradigm of patients suffering from a single acute illness. They are therefore largely unprepared to face the increasing demands for health services arising from the expansion of an older population with specific medical needs related to multiple chronic disorders. As a consequence, the medical conditions of a large and growing seg ...
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Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is an important public health problem worldwide, especially in older people. Indeed, population aging in industrialized countries is accompanied by an increase in the prevalence of CKD and its complications. Although its prevalence and the importance of an early diagnosis to prevent complications such as end-renal stage disease (ESRD), screening programme in Europe are ...
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Boosting entrepreneuriship through intergenerational exchange

Start date: Nov 1, 2016, End date: Oct 31, 2018,

BE THE CHANGE wants to develop a methodology capable to promote entrepreneurship competences and skills, through intergenerational learning, based on non-formal and informal education approach, with the goal to trigger entrepreneurial attitude among NEETs by the sharing of knowledge with older people. Moreover the project wants to provide guidelines and recommendation on how to valorize, evaluate ...
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APPs for carers

Start date: Oct 1, 2016, End date: Sep 30, 2018,

Recent advances in clinical research and technological innovation for healthcare have opened new horizons in care provision and support of vulnerable groups, in areas such as the management of chronic diseases and ambient assisted living. Relevant solutions are offered both through care service providers, but also at the homes of older, patients and vulnerable individuals. The delivery of these so ...
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SENIOR SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURINGBuilding capacity among seniors to serve as social change brokers in communitiesSocial innovations do not happen by themselves. Throughout their life cycle, they need to be supported and nurtured if they are to make an impact on society and the economy. Empowering people, driving change – social innovation in the European Union, European Commission, 2011CHALLENGEThe co ...
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The forecasted increase in the number of older people for this century will be accompanied by an increase of those with disabilities. Disability is usually preceded by a condition named frailty that encompasses changes associated with ageing, life styles and chronic diseases. To detect and intervene on it is of outstanding importance to prevent disability, as recovery from disability is unlikely. ...
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The European population of older people with multiple chronic diseases (multimorbidity) is increasing steadily in tandem with the rising population of people aged ≥ 65 years. Older multimorbid people are at high risk of polypharmacy (PP), inappropriate prescribing (IP), adverse drug reactions (ADRs) and adverse drug events (ADEs). PP, IP, ADRs and ADEs in turn cause excessive drug costs and excess ...
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MOBILISING THE POTENTIAL OF ACTIVE AGEING IN EUROPE (MOPACT)

Start date: Mar 1, 2013, End date: Feb 28, 2017,

The starting point for MOPACT is the ambitious goals set by Horizon 2020 and the European Innovation Partnership Pilot Project on Active and Healthy Ageing (EIPAHA). Our response is ambitious too: we aim to provide the research and practical evidence upon which Europe can make longevity an asset for social and economic development. MOPACT will create a high quality, multi-disciplinary critical mas ...
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Prevention of Falls Network for Dissemination (ProFouND)

Start date: Mar 1, 2013, End date: Feb 29, 2016,

Description The Prevention of Falls Network for Dissemination (ProFouND) is a thematic network working with the European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Ageing to bring about the dissemination and implementation of best practice in falls prevention across Europe. ProFouND comprises 21 partners from 12 countries, with associate m ...
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Description Robot-Era develops, implements and demonstrates the general feasibility, scientific/technical effectiveness and social/legal plausibility and acceptability of a plurality of complete advanced robotic services, integrated in intelligent environments. These robotic services will actively work in real conditions and cooperate with r ...
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Social Innovations Promoting Active and Healthy Ageing (INNOVAGE)

Start date: Dec 1, 2012, End date: Nov 30, 2015,

"INNOVAGE is an ambitious project is dedicated to developing and testing, as well as surveying and cataloguing, social innovations that will have a solid impact on improving the quality of life and well-being of older people. In particular the project aims to make a major contribution to the EU goal of extending healthy life years. It has four clear and achievable objectives that are intended to ...
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The IROHLA project aims at innovating the conceptual understanding of health literacy interventions in Europe. Health literacy is one of the social determinants of health and reflects how well persons can understand, digest and critically reflect on information with regard to health and illness. People with sufficient health literacy skills are able to act proactively on health issues, take their ...
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Wireless Insole for Independent and Safe Elderly Living (WIISEL)

Start date: Nov 1, 2011, End date: Mar 31, 2015,

Description WIISEL's main goal is to develop an unobtrusive, self-learning and wearable prevention and warning system to decrease the incidence of falls in the elderly population.The idea is that elderly people put a specifically designed insole in their shoes, which monitors their walking pattern. This way the system may detect changes in g ...
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"Citizens are getting older and are increasingly living with chronic diseases, because although their health condition is better than that of earlier generations, they live longer helped by advanced medical care ending up to chronic conditions and minor disabilities well manageable by home care. This has highlighted shared concerns by regional Governments about implications for future provision of ...
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European Study to Establish Biomarkers of Human Ageing (MARK-AGE)

Start date: Apr 1, 2008, End date: Sep 30, 2013,

The rate of ageing in humans is not uniform, due to genetic heterogeneity and the influence of environmental factors. Age-related changes in body function or composition that could serve as a measure of “biological” age and predict the onset of age-related diseases and/or residual lifetime are termed “biomarkers of ageing”. Many candidate biomarkers have been proposed but in all cases their variab ...
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FUTURAGE: A Roadmap for Ageing Research (FUTURAGE)

Start date: Sep 1, 2009, End date: Dec 31, 2011,

"FUTURAGE aims to produce the definitive road map that will guide European research on ageing and health for the next 10-15 years. It represents plans for the most extensive consultation ever conducted in this field and for the mobilisation of not only the leading scientists but also the stakeholders that will determine the fate of the road map. FUTURAGE combines all of the major coordination acti ...
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Activating Senior Potential in Ageing Europe (ASPA)

Start date: Feb 1, 2008, End date: Jun 30, 2011,

"The dejuvenation and ageing of Europe's population puts society for some major challenges. The development towards a knowledge-based society requires continues investment in new knowledge and skills. Given the ageing of the population and low fertility rates it also requires high(er) participation rates of females and people over fifty. So far, employers’ and governments’ policies have focused on ...
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Mobility means freedom, flexibility and autonomy for all citizens, including older persons. Aging is characterized by functional changes that can create gait and balance disturbances in elderly, which are the main risk factor for falling. Elderly at risk of falling can be considered to be suffering from an involuntary motor behaviour that restricts their participation in society. One method to ove ...
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