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Wall of Fame

10 October 2022

October 1st was the International Day of Older Persons, and this year’s theme was ‘The Resilience and Contributions of Older Women. To celebrate the amazing women taking part in the PROCare4Life pilots around Europe, we have created a Wall of Fame, where asked a them about their achievements and how digital solutions can help them…

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World Alzheimer’s Day 2022

24 September 2022

Every year since 1994, the week of September 21st has been used to raise awareness about Alzheimer’s disease. Dementia affects around 35 million people worldwide, two-thirds of them in developing countries. By 2050, the number is expected to rise to 115 million. Here you see what our ProCare4Life partners have done in their home countries…

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PROCare4Life at the PETRA Conference

20 July 2022

At the end of June, PROCare4Life consortium partners Kinetikos, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, and Maastricht University participated in the “AI and Sensor-Supported Integrated Care Solutions (ASSIST)” workshop during the 15th ACM International Conference on PErvasive Technologies Related to Assistive Environments (PETRA). This was an excellent opportunity for the team to share the technological developments of…

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Brain Health For All – World Brain Day 2022

14 July 2022

The theme of this year’s World Brain Day is ‘Brain Health For All’. Globally, our brains are being challenged by many stressors, including pandemics, wars, climate change and a myriad of disorders impacting our existence as humans. These issues can be even more challenging for older people and people with neurodegenerative diseases. This year’s World…

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Physical Activity for Older People: Benefits and Practical Tips

23 June 2022

PROCare4Life project partners Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster (WWU) have written some practical tips for older adults to maintain healthy physical activity. Whatever your age, it is never too late to be more active and enjoy the benefits of physical activity. Not only is physical activity fun, it also can help you socialize more, supports your mental…

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Maria animations translated into the German Language

12 May 2022

The team from the Wohlfahrtswerk für Baden-Württemberg (WBW) is increasingly involved in public relations, especially for the acquisition of participants for the third and final pilot phase of our project and the associated large-scale study. In order to inform older people in our catchment area about the project and, in the best case, for them…

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Results from the first round of Pilot 2

03 May 2022

  We are well into the third year of the PROCare4Life project! Progress in these last months has been significant, as we received the results from the first round of Pilot 2 which started in November 2021. In addition to the particular issues that the still-ongoing restrictions and mindsets that the COVID-19 pandemic has brought…

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Activities for World Parkinson’s Day 2022 by PROCare4Life Partners

06 April 2022

World Parkinson’s Day was first celebrated on April 11th, 1997. The date April 11th was chosen in honor of Dr. James Parkinson’s birthday, the first person to describe the disease that bears his name in 1817. Today, over 60 countries around the world participate to raise awareness of Parkinson’s disease. Check out how the user…

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11th April is World Parkinson’s Day!

04 April 2022

“Greetings to all people with Parkinson’s disease in Spain and to all the countries participating in this project.” E.G.V Monday 11th April 2021 marks World Parkinson’s Day– an annual coming together to raise awareness and funds to improve life with Parkinson’s. As part of the month’s awareness raising activities, project partners and Madrid Pilot site Parkinson…

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World Sleep Day!

29 March 2022

March celebrated World Sleep Day! World Sleep Day is a global awareness act that celebrates sleep and aims to help those with serious sleep problems. Celebrated on the Friday before Spring Vernal Equinox of each year, this holiday has an annual 155 events held across the world and is participated by over 70 countries. The…

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