Welcome to FARSEEING

FARSEEING is a collaborative European Commission funded research project with 10 partners distributed in 5 EU countries. It aims to provide a thematic network focusing on the issue of promoting healthy, independent living for older adults. FARSEEING aims to promote better prediction, identification and prevention of falls with a focus on ICT devices and the unique […]

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FARSEEING partners publish in PLOS ONE on falls risk assessment tools

Partners from the University of Bologna and Azienda Sanitaria di Firenze publish in Plos One: Fall Risk Assessment Tools for Elderly Living in the Community: Can We Do Better? Pierpaolo Palumbo, Guglielmo Marconi, Luca Palmerini, Stefania Bandinelli, Lorenzo Chiari Abstract Background Falls are a common, serious threat to the health and self-confidence of the elderly. […]

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Active I project

Active I – Healthy Active Living for seniors What is the project about? European society is ageing fast. Although people are now living longer, they are facing health problems that can be prevented by leading a healthier lifestyle. Participation in regular physical activity, keeping good nutrition habits, and leading a psychologically enriched life can delay […]

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Dr Helen Hawley-Hague presents on motivating older adults to take-up and maintain exercise and the delivery of evidence based strength and balance programmes

Dr Helen Hawley-Hague presents at the Centre for Hip Health and Mobility, Vancouver about promoting older adults uptake and adherence to exercise classes and the delivery of evidence based strength and balance programmes. She also talks about her new NIHR Fellowship study which will be using FARSEEING Smartphone technology! To see a video of her presentation […]

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ProFouND Stay Strong Stay Steady Campaign – EU Flash Mob

On International Older Person’s Day (1st October 2015) the Prevention of Falls Network for Dissemination (ProFouND) consortium with members throughout Europe (including members of FARSEEING) delivered flash mobs and/or took part in strength and balance exercise classes to raise awareness of falls prevention.  For more information and to see the final video go to: http://profound.eu.com/profound-stay-strong-stay-steady-campaign-eu-flash-mob/

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