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The pandemic has forced many countries to introduce restrictions on individual freedom and to support the adoption of hygienically responsible behaviour in order to contain the spread of the infection. The elderly, one of the most fragile sections of the population, have paid and are paying the highest price in terms of contagion and deaths. In Ita...
The article deals with the physiological and cognitive bases of the feeling of well-being that some essences extracted from aromatic herbs have on the human being trying to distinguish the changes actually produced by odorous substances from those perceived by autosuggestion.
The ageing of the population is beginning to be an economic, social and health matter even for countries that do not belong to the advanced developed economies, but where the phenomenon can take on an impressive size that risks affecting the entire globe. It is clear that intervening downstream of the problem with forms of economic subsidy and heal...
Migration flows are part of human history. The process of globalization, if on the one hand it seems to favour the movement of human beings, on the other hand it is creating the conditions for the recovery of migratory flows, especially within some areas of the world and, in part, directed towards advanced development countries. This creates proble...
According to the Worl Report on Ageing and Health, the world0's population aged over 60 years will go to nearly 2 billion from the current 900 million; Japan is the country with the longest life expectancy, Italy is second in the world and first in Europe. These demographic changes pose social and health problems that must be addressed not so much...
Focus on population ageing and related problems is quite spread in higher developed Countries. Old age is more and more perceived as wealth and the elderly as an added value for society. Nonetheless, what’s the state in Developing Countries? Elderly condition in Africa will be dealt verifying if a correspondence exists between tribe wise man concep...
According to the World Report on Ageing and Health, the world's population aged over 60 years will go to nearly 2 billion from the current 900 million; Japan is the country with the longest life expectancy, Italy is the second in the world and first in Europe. These demographic changes pose social and health problems that must be addressed not so much from a welfare point of view as by spreading lifestyles that minimize the period of non-self-sufficiency of an individual's life. The TEMPUS Project CTAE aim is to promote active ageing through Education and Social Inclusion using a multidisciplinary approach and collecting evidence of good practice from different countries.
Development, accumulation and care-taking of human capital through life-long learning promotion and social inclusion of elderly people into the system of informal and continuing education in Azerbaijan, Russia and Ukraine.