New technology aims to provide peace and positive stimulation to dementia patients

New technology aims to provide peace and positive stimulation to dementia patients To alleviate boredom and increase engagement, elderly patients in long-term care facilities can engage with the Ambient Activity Technology device any time to view family photos, hear their favorite music, and play games. New technology aims to provide peace and positive stimulation to…

Adolescent obesity linked to early mortality from cardiovascular diseases

Adolescent obesity linked to early mortality from cardiovascular diseases While there is solid evidence that adolescent overweight and obesity are associated with coronary heart disease (CHD) and stroke, less is known about the association between body mass index (BMI) and rarer cardiovascular diseases. Adolescent obesity linked to early mortality from cardiovascular diseases Source: Science Daily…

Improving adolescents' social and emotional lives must go beyond teaching them skills

Improving adolescents’ social and emotional lives must go beyond teaching them skills School programs designed to educate children and adolescents on how to understand and manage emotions, relationships and academic goals must go beyond improving the skills of the individuals to create a respectful climate and allow adolescents more autonomy in decision making, according to…