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Alzheimer Bulgaria held multiplier events for dissemination of the results of the Erasmus+ project “3d4elderly”

On the 28-th and the 29-th of September Alzheimer Bulgaria Association held two multiplier events for dissemination of the results of the Erasmus+ project “3d4elderly”. On the first day, the association invited Bulgarian stakeholders such as representatives of the Bulgarian Ombudsman, representatives of the Bulgarian Red Cross, managers of homes for elderly people, etc. to […]

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Why “3D4elderly” is useful in care for people with dementia?

In recent years, a new culture in dementia care has developed, more specifically awareness of the importance of care as medicine. Nowadays, listening to people with dementia and their loved ones is key in the care process. Previously, the difficulty of seeing the person behind the disease was the biggest barrier to methods of communication […]

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“3D4elderly” – Dissemination events in September

In early 2021, Alzheimer Bulgaria launched the 3D4ELDERLY project – 3D printing to create innovative ways of learning for caregivers and staff members who care for people with Alzheimer’s and older people with dementia. During the two years of work, the project partners BETI from Lithuania, CETEM from Spain and CEIPES from Italy were able […]

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“3d4elderly” – the piloting phase

The Bulgarian pilot group for this project “3d4elderly” consists of 12 people with dementia. All of them are residents at a nursing home nearby the capital city Sofia. For diversity reasons, the trial included also 5 families – a person with dementia and his/ her caregiver. One of the couples has agreed to be filmed […]

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“3D4elderly” – integrating playful approaches and technology in care for people with dementia

Alzheimer Bulgaria Association participates in a project for the development and implementation of games the aim of which is to contribute to the dissemination of social inclusion through playful approaches. Using the new 3D technology, the quality of work of carers and staff caring for Alzheimer’s and elderly people with dementia improves, as well as […]

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Alzheimer Bulgaria Association will present the Erasmus+ projects “3d4elderly” and “Smart Against Ageism” at the 32-nd Alzheimer Europe Conference

Alzheimer Bulgaria Association is preparing materials for the 32-nd Alzheimer Europe Conference. The Conference will be held from 17th to 19th October in Bucharest. This year, ABA will present two of its projects “3d4elderly” and “Smart Against Ageism” during the online module of the Conference “Virtual Oral Presentations” on the 17th of October. Petya Nikolova, […]

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Dementia Dog Friends

The project “Dementia Dog Friends” is finishing at the end of August with many positive results. The project started with research on the good practices and the scientific examinations of the effects of dog therapy for people with dementia. After this, there have been two trainings for the young volunteers participating in the project that […]

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Launch of the Erasmus+ project DementiaCare

On 31 May – 1 June 2022 Alzheimer Bulgaria Association participated at the Kickoff Meeting in Florence, Italy for the Erasmus+ project DementiaCare which is being implemented in a partnership with organizations from Turkey, Spain, Italy, Portuguese, Slovakia and UK. At the meeting representatives of Alzheimer Bulgaria Association presented the Association’s work and goals, as […]

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Alzheimer – Bulgaria and Prof. Diaz presented their collaboration at a conference on social aspects of mental health

In the summer of 2021, Alzheimer Bulgaria, in collaboration with Professor Felix Diaz from the American University in Bulgaria, organized seminars on “Improving the quality of life, cognitive functioning, and communication for people with dementia.” The workshops introduced various modern intervention systems that would help people with dementia and their families in their daily lives. […]

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