From paying for anti-frailty therapy for the aged, to rewarding people who exercise, Germany’s insurance providers are investing in preventive care to keep costs down in the long run, as CNA Insider finds out.
This is the third in a series on how Germany gets ageing and long-term care right.
Watch the rest of the series:
Part 1: A town that’s embracing dementia together
Part 2: What happens when seniors and kids do daycare together?
Featured in this video: Dr Dieter Hotzelmann who set out to change the approach to eldercare with Pro Mobil – a preventive rehabilitation programme that incorporates exercises to make seniors less frail. Members of AOK – a national health insurer – use his programme for free. In Germany, all insurers include prevention as part of their coverage.
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