Willingness | Part 3: Stroke Rehabilitation in Old Age

Part 3: Stroke Rehabilitation in Old Age

As discussed in the second part of this three-series blog, a stroke comes with a whole host of physical, psychological, cognitive, and social symptoms. However, many individuals recover their functioning through rehabilitation, which may allow them to regain independence. 


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Willingness | Active Ageing

Active Ageing

Active Ageing is an important concept when discussing old age theories and issues nowadays, and it is the go-to concept for many policy makers and professionals when working with older adults.

What is active ageing?

Basically, Active Ageing is all

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Willingness | Role of Animals in Geriatric Mental Health

Role of Animals in Geriatric Mental Health

Many families live with animals (pets) that are now considered to be a major part of the family circle itself. This shows how important animals can be in creating connections and a positive mood for many and most individuals. In

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Willingness | <strong>Fear of Falling</strong>

Fear of Falling

One of the most prevalent issues in old age pertains to the aspect of falling. Older adults, due to several aspects, become more prone to the possibility of falling, which may lead to further injuries. 

How does this fear develop?

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Willingness | Am I Good Enough in Old Adulthood?

Am I Good Enough in Old Adulthood?

As we grow old, we may start feeling less important, less valued and start feeling as if we  are not good enough anymore to cut it in the world and with younger people. As a  result, many older adults start

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Willingness | Balance & Elderly: The Benefits

Balance & Elderly: The Benefits

As the population ages, several studies document how ageing affects the physical body. Various systems will be affected, including the muscular & nervous systems, which are significant components of movement & balance. These changes might cause the elderly to increase

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Willingness | Older Adults and Technology

Older Adults and Technology

Without a shadow of a doubt, there are a number of older adults who are well versed in the art of using a technological tool; be it a tablet,  a mobile, or even a laptop. Yet, there are many other

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Willingness | Living with Parkinson’s Disease

Living with Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson’s is now the second most common neurodegenerative disorder – about 1 in 500 people are affected by this disease. In other words: the likelihood of having this disorder impacting your brain capacity is growing more and more. 

Perhaps you

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Willingness | Communicating with Older Adults in a Healthcare Setting

Communicating with Older Adults in a Healthcare Setting

As the new generation of healthcare professionals continues to grow, so are the ways in which we communicate. Communication strategies change, grow and evolve depending on several different variables, such as culture, training, and even language barriers. 

Communication is tricky

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