Ridderkerks Dagblad | “You can break the taboo surrounding loneliness”

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The national ‘Week against Loneliness’ starts on September 29. This week is meant to create more awareness about loneliness. In Ridderkerk, various people and organizations are committed to reducing loneliness. This also applies to the social elderly advisors of Facet Ridderkerk. Henny de Wilt talks about the importance of her work. Types of Loneliness“As a … Read more

Royal House opens doors for Dutch IT startup

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The startup had already had contact with a care home in California through an earlier private visit by one of the members of the management team, where there was interest in the app. Especially because the funding of health care in the US is much more individually arranged, people there are very keen to live … Read more

Louky (94) directs her life from behind her computer. The very oldest of Leiden are more active, healthier, they live longer and more often live independently

Louky (94) directs her life from behind her computer.  The very oldest of Leiden are more active, healthier, they live longer and more often live independently

Louky van Aggelen (94 years old) is a real regulator. On Monday morning, not just anyone comes to help her with the household, but a student from home care organization Emile. The student does the chores that Van Aggelen himself indicates are necessary and not the tasks that are on the list devised in an … Read more

Day care and day care for the elderly…

Day care and day care for the elderly…

What about exactly? There were many reactions to our article ‘Change of policy in ‘t Dijkhuis‘. It raises many questions. Much is unclear. Are our fellow residents no longer allowed to go to the day care facility in ‘t Dijkhuis? And now? Joke Boevink, advisor for the elderly at Wijkracht, CRAB (Creative Atelier Borne) and … Read more

Eating out healthier and less food waste in Hoeksche Waardse catering industry

Eating out healthier and less food waste in Hoeksche Waardse catering industry

Party center De Eendrachtshoeve (South Beijerland), restaurant De Battery (Strijensas), Kookstudio Hoeksche Waard (Numansdorp) and Alerimus (Healthcare institution De Buitensluis in Numansdorp) participated from 28 March this year in a program to combat food waste. And with success! For example, plate waste per guest has decreased by 33%. Part of the program was the YourChoice … Read more

KMI announces code orange for heat wave: ‘We are in the warmest week of 2022’

KMI announces code orange for heat wave: 'We are in the warmest week of 2022'

The mercury will climb above 30 degrees again next week, the RMI reports. It already announces code yellow for Sunday, Monday and Tuesday and from Wednesday it will even be scaled up to code orange. And because the temperature indicator for the ozone and heat plan is exceeded, the warning phase of the federal ozone … Read more