Home assistance and healthcare

A belt that helps people with Parkinson’s not to fall

2017.08.01

A belt that helps people with Parkinson’s in balancing their movements. This is the latest innovation by researchers at the University of Houston. They have created a wearable belt lined with vibrating actuators that ...

Free pizza for all elderly citizens living alone

2017.07.31

Pizza for everyone. In Bagno a Ripoli, near Florence, the local administration and the Red Cross created a project that provides free pizza door-to-door for the elderly. The target are old people who social ...

Opera finds new audience in care homes

2017.07.25

Improving the lives of residents in care homes through the Opera. This is the goal pursued in England by the Six Characters project. An initiative that has led to dozens of care homes, dementia ...

Firts home for New York City’s LGBT seniors

2017.07.06

Next month, work will begin on a $78 million housing complex for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community in Fort Greene, Brooklyn. Followed in the fall by a $40 million building across from ...

The first Italian retirement home for LGBT

2017.03.31

The first retirement home for LGBT residents has been planned for Bologna. Following the examples that have already popped up in England, Spain, and Sweden, the facility in the region of Emilia-Romagna will be ...