News items related to the Department of Geriatrics.
A robot for health data acquisition among older adults1 April 2019
In BMJ Quality & Safety Roel Boumans and colleagues from the department of Geriatrics showed that social robots may effectively and acceptably assist healthcare professionals by interviewing older adults on their perceived health status.
Exergaming as an effective method to engage people with dementia in physical exercise11 January 2019
In Alzheimers Research & Therapy Esther Karssemeijer and Roy Kessels from the departments of Geriatrics and Medical Psychology showed that a 12-week exergame and aerobic training improve psychomotor speed in people with dementia.