Longevity – Kraydel

Taking care of your mental health while isolated

31 March 2020 | 0 Comment


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The restrictions on social contact and movement can feel frustrating, but there are a number of things that can be done to maintain your social connection and improve your mental wellbeing.

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How can the care sector protect the vulnerable during the Covid-19 outbreak?

26 March 2020 | 0 Comment


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As the Covid-19 pandemic spreads, even the most bustling cities have fallen silent as residents heed the guidance to self-isolate. But whilst we are all in quarantine, for now, there is one group who are far more at-risk than the rest – older adults.

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From social isolation to self isolation

05 March 2020 | 0 Comment


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In 2019, the world had started to realise the growing health crisis that was being caused by loneliness amongst older adults, in particular.

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How old is “old”?

28 February 2020 | 0 Comment


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One of the things that causes AgeTech companies like Kraydel difficulty, is how to refer to the very people whom we are trying to assist. Are they “the elderly”, “elders”, “seniors”, “old people”, “the aged”, “geriatrics” or something else?

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Navigating the balance between defining the over 70’s and labelling them

23 February 2020 | 0 Comment


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In a recent blog article, Paul Moorhead, Kraydel’s Chief Research Officer asked the question “How Old is Old?” and explored some of the terminology used to define the over 70’s.

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Life Expectations v Longevity

16 January 2020 | 0 Comment


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On the radio yesterday I heard a discussion about the increase in life expectancy during the 20th century. One commentator observed, rather depressingly, that we hadn’t extended life, we had extended death.

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How can technology support the sandwich generation?

31 December 2019 | 0 Comment


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As people live longer, and families are started later in life, parents are finding themselves in a difficult situation: they are looking after growing families but also have to take care of ageing parents.
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