Care and support for elderly labour migrants in Belgium by David Talloen and Olivia Vanmechelen

Our ENIEC-members David Talloen and Olivia Vanmechelen wrote an article in the magazine Geron about care and support for elderly labor migrants in Belgium. The migrant workers who came to Belgium 40 to 60 years ago from Southern-Europe, Turkey and Northern Africa have a different social profile as well as different expectations to care. David Talloen and […]

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The Hague Accessibility Challenge   

The Hague Accessibility Challenge    Designing solutions for and with visually impaired people in The Hague Technological and social innovations find their way into our daily lives faster and faster. The inhabitants of The Hague living with a visual disability want to enjoy these innovations as much as anybody else does, but that can prove […]

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Culture-sensitive care ambassadors in Brussels 

The gap between elderly migrants and homecare services Flemish homecare services in Brussels still receive few questions from seniors with a migrant background, living in multicultural neighbourhoods. They need care, but do not know the offer or do not ask the question. At the same time, professional homecare workers are less familiar with that super-diverse […]

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Confucianism and the later life choices of Chinese elderly in Belgium

Confucianism and the later life choices of Chinese elderly in Belgium Tina Pan Vrije Universiteit Brussel Belgium is quite an internationalized country with the presence of EU headquarters, NATO and transnational companies. Of its about 11 million total population people of foreign background and their descendants were estimated to be 25% according to a report […]

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ENIEC Website article Belgian-Dutch knowledge network on dementia amongst elderly migrants – 2017

Exploring possibilities Belgian-Dutch knowledge network on dementia amongst elderly migrants  On the 7th of September ENIEC members Saloua Berdai-Chaouni, Ann Claeys, Conny van der Aalsvoort and Jennifer van den Broeke came together with several Dutch experts in the field of dementia amongst the elderly with a migrant background. The meeting was organized to explore whether […]

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Croatian Ethnicity in Hungary

Introduction of the croatian ethnicity in hungary (power point) http://www.eniec.eu/welcome/index.php/pecs-2017/pecs-documents The Croatian minority in Hungary is a very prominent one that also has a minority government and is able to advise the government on minority policy, however does not have a vote in parliament. Croatia is our southern neighbor and througout history the borders of […]

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The first Finnish guidebook for culture sensitive memory work

The ETNIMU project of The Society for Memory Disorders Expertise in Finland, published a guidebook called “Culture-sensitive memory work: Finnish experience”, meant for the specialists of social and health care sector, on the 3rd of October 2017. The aim of the guidebook is to expand the vision of specialists of how the clients of different […]

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Physical exercise – The corner stone for everyone’s health

Author: Eva Rönkkö In Finland we have got used to the fact that exercise is one of the most important elements building one’s healthy life. For the health related quality of life physical exercise is even more important in the older age than for the younger people.  There are a lot of studies to prove […]

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