What are the different types of institutions for the elderly and what are their specific features?

Nowadays, elderly people want to stay at home as long as possible and since the health crisis this trend has increased. In some cases of dependency or cognitive decline, however, it is necessary to go to an institution for frail or dependent elderly people.   In France, there are several categories of establishments, the most common …

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Alzheimer’s disease, many are afraid of it but how many are affected?

Alzheimer’s disease, a disease that frightens many people, and rightly so, but which does not affect as many people as one might think.  Alzheimer’s disease is named after the German psychiatrist and neurologist Alois Alzheimer. It affects 2% of people before the age of 65 and between 2 and 4% of people over 65. The …

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