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Interview with Dr. Alfred Chan, Elderly Commission of Hong Kong


Dr. Alfred Chan is chairman of the Hong Kong Elderly Commission. He currently heads the Elderly Services Program Plan Steering Group. This group is tasked by the Hong Kong government to reorganize and improve elderly services for the people of Hong Kong.

Interview with Patrick Cheung, Jade Club


Patrick Cheung founded the Jade Club to help the elderly stay active. The Jade Club offers fun, exercise, and social engagement to assisted living or nursing home residents. One of its key programs is chair based dance in which the residents can stand, sit, or lie in bed to perform the dance movements.

Interview with Daan Dohmen, FocusCura


FocusCura is an international eHealth provider. It provides five products which improve the quality of life for seniors and chronically ill. The eHealth solutions of FocusCura give the elderly the opportunity to live independently in their homes

Interview with Elizabeth Hanson: Caring for Caregivers


Previous research in the area of health of informal caregivers provides various explanations to caregiver health and wellbeing. Few previous studies consider the holistic experience and process of informal caregiving as key determinants of caregiver health.

Elder Care in the Netherlands: Interview with Roland de Wolf


Roland de Wolf is Chairman of the Board at the Saffier Residentie Group. The Saffier Residentie Group runs ten elder care homes in the Netherlands that are designed for independent living. The goal is for residents to feel safe, at home, and have access to the highest possible quality of independent living. Technology helps staff…

Buurtzorg: A Neighborhood Model of Care


Buurtzorg Nederland is a not for profit homecare provider with a reputation for delivering high quality and affordable elder care services. Buurtzorg means “neighborhood care” in Dutch. Buurtzorg is centered on neighborhood resources, including family members and neighbors. This is a summary of an interview with Jos de Blok and the transcript of an interview…

Stiftelsen Silviahemmet: A Palliative Approach to Dementia Care


Stiftelsen Silviahemmet is a foundation that manages a day care center and provides education in dementia care. In this interview, Lotta Roupe, an assistant nurse, Silvia Sister, and manager of the day care center of Silviahemmet, talks about the history of Silviahemmet and its palliative care philosophy. Ms. Roupe also gives an overview of the day care…

Aleris: Improving Dementia Care and Care of the Elderly


Aleris is a private health and social care company and one of the largest providers in Scandinavia. In this interview with Linda Martinson, manager of an Aleris elder care home in Stockholm, Sweden, she talks about quality registries, national guidelines, and the development of new and better methods in elder care. Ms. Martinson discusses how…

TioHundra Case Study Part Five: A Changing Organization


This is the fifth part of a case study series on Care Company TioHundra and Swedish integrated elder care. This installment of the case study is an interview with Ulrika Karlsson, the department manager for elder care and homecare at TioHundra. Ms. Karlsson describes the challenges related to organizational change at TioHundra. The interview also…

Modern Aging: inspiring and empowering entrepreneurs of all ages and backgrounds to create businesses to serve the needs of the elderly.
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