Patient community

Group of patients with a given illness, who inform themselves on their illness, its evolution and treatment

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Initiatives to help the helpers.

There are currently 8.3 million helpers in France supporting an elderly, dependant person on a daily basis. Their tasks are often multiple. They are involved in cooking, cleaning, gardening, washing and dressing, but also keeping them company, walking, talking, discussing the past and maintaining the links with their friends and relations. There is also often […]

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A survey by the Ile-de-France branch of the “Espace de réflexion éthique” (Ethical thought section) on the place of neurodegenerative diseases in our society.

In 2012 the “Espace de réflexion éthique” of the Ile-de-France region surveyed the French population on their knowledge of Alzheimer’s disease. This year, they focused on the position in our society of neurodegenerative diseases such as Parkinson’s and multiple sclerosis. For this, the TNS Sofres institute analyzed on-line conversations on these topics and interviewed a […]

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