Older People and COVID-19 in Indonesia (2022 Edition)

This report offers the findings of a phone survey conducted among older people in Indonesia to measure the general knowledge of older people about COVID-19, understand the impact of the pandemic on their health and wellbeing, and identify policies needed to mitigate the impact.

CARES4WOUNDS

CARES4WOUNDS uses digital technology and artificial intelligence to provide a comprehensive system for wound assessment and management. Chronic wounds are particularly prevalent among older people in care facilities and this innovation streamlines the process for evaluation and treatment.

WheeLog!—An Accessibility Map Application Created by Everyone

A trip to an unfamiliar place for a wheelchair user or older person with limited mobility can be daunting. WheeLog!, an application for cellphones and computers, addresses these challenges by creating an interactive map that allows users to clearly see the accessibility of public spaces, sharing barrier-free-related information from all over Japan—and hopefully around the world in the near future.

AHWIN Papers No. 2: The Impact and Future of Japan’s 8020 Campaign

COVID-19 has had a devastating impact on the older populations in many countries. This second installment of a new policy brief series, the AHWIN Papers, assesses the success of Japan’s 8020 Campaign, which works to help people retain more teeth into their later years, specifically to ensure that people still have 20 of their original adult teeth at the age of 80.