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Bravo, Rio!

A few days have now passed since I attended the closing ceremony of the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio – a spectacular show with more than 80,000 spectators. The ceremony concluded two weeks that have been very special for me. It has been an incredible experience to follow the Danish athletes at the competition venues in Rio. Witnessing the Danish athletes' efforts has – once again – left me with [...]

By |September 23rd, 2016|Categories: Pressalit|0 Comments

The paralympics are ON

The 2016 Paralympic Games got underway on September 7th with a spectacular show in Rio. One of the memorable highlights from the opening ceremony at Rio’s Maracanã Stadium must have been, when Marcia Malsar, who aided by a walking stick, fell and dropped the flame but managed to pick herself back up immediately and continue. The stadium erupted. Watch the clip here The internet has since been flooded [...]

By |September 8th, 2016|Categories: Pressalit|0 Comments

The World is getting older

Global demographics are changing dramatically. Longer life spans and low birth rates mean that the proportion of elderly people in populations around the world is rapidly on the rise. In other words the world’s population is ageing, and that poses both challenges and opportunities to governments and private sector companies alike. Here is a glimpse of what to expect and a few insights on Healthy Ageing. Generally [...]

By |August 25th, 2016|Categories: Pressalit|0 Comments

Caring for the carers who have to work in the building you’re designing starts at your drawing board. We give you a few tips and insights on “healing architecture”

Architects all over the world are debating evidence-based design and healing architecture. When looking for inspiration, architects from the US often look to Denmark where this is already a very big part of the modern and coherent treatments, in both the public and private health care system. (Full-service consultant: Karlsson Arkitekter / VLA ; Photo: Jens Lindhe) Healing architecture is based on enhancing the physical framework’s impact on [...]

By |August 1st, 2016|Categories: Care|Tags: , |0 Comments

6 great websites for planning a dream vacation for yourself, your family and your carer-team

Travel for people with disabilities, also known as “disabled travel” or “accessible travel,” is on the rise all over the world. We see more and more impressive advances toward opening the leisure and travel market to everyone, including travelers with limited mobility. And like the rest of us, an increasing number of people with disabilities are looking for the backdoor routes and a little something out of the ordinary. We [...]

By |June 23rd, 2016|Categories: Care|Tags: , |0 Comments

Gold for Danish para-athlete Daniel Wagner Jørgensen at the European Championships in Grosseto, Italy

It has been a great pleasure following the Danish para-athletes at the European Championships. Yesterday was a very special day, as para-athlete Daniel Wagner Jørgensen won a gold medal in his favorite discipline, the long jump, with a new world record of 6.7 meters. It is the first time Daniel can call himself European Champion – and I have had the pleasure of talking to him about what it feels [...]

By |June 15th, 2016|Categories: Pressalit|0 Comments