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Post B Aging Best Practice

As it is mentioned above, Chinese aging population is increasing. Since the economy is developing fast in China and Chinese young generation is busy in making life and they do not have sufficient time in accompanying their parents. Therefore, the

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Victoria State Government and Culturally Sensitive Aged-Care.

Aged-care can never be a ‘one size fits all’ situation. Particularly within such a multicultural nation as Australia, there is a strong need to adopt an incredibly culturally sensitive and aware aged-care system in order to accommodate the myriad of

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Sweden: No. 1 for treatment of the elderly

Innovation in elderly care is seen in many countries around the world. Sweden is one country displaying a variety of initiatives to assist the care of the elderly and as such was ranked number one for the treatment of the

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Post B – the grey army

It is commonly assumed that retirement translates to having a well-deserved rest. Yet it is well researched that a stagnant retirement can lead to cognitive, emotional and physical deterioration for aged citizens. Dr Patricia Edgar believes that “people in a

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Intergenerational Homes in the Netherlands

In the Netherlands, and now spreading across the United States, universities and retirement homes are now offering students to live with the elderly for free. In return, they are to spend a minimum of thirty hours a month providing good

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Ørestad Nursing Home: the importance of aesthetics

Most people prefer to ‘age in place’ rather than move into care institutions (Peters 2014, p. 47). It allows people to be surrounded by a familiar environment and close to a personal support network (Buys & Taylor 2014, p. 57).

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Japan’s Model for Productive Ageing

Japan accounts for the largest aging population in the world and this trend continues to increase. Its estimated that by 2030 the number of Japanese residence older than 75 years of age will double, to account for 20% of the

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