Eniec members in the Conference “Care for and social well-being of older migrants”

Next year on the 19th of February five of our ENIEC members will contribute to a conference in Leiden, The Netherlands, which is organised by Imiscoe, a European network of scholars of migration and integration with a focus on comparative research. The theme of this conference is ‘Care for and social well-being of older migrants’. Hanna […]

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ENIEC knowledge at the Alzheimer  Europe Conference in Barcelona

ENIEC is proud to be represented by Gözde Duran, Caroline Smits, and Siiri Viri during the  28th  Alzheimer  Europe Conference in Barcelona, Spain. Caroline Smits has presented an oral poster presentation on Positives aspects on the relationship between a parent with dementia and their caregiving child and Gödze Duran has facilitated a discussion on Towards Cultural Sensitive Care organizations […]

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Book the days for our AM – 13,14,15 March 2019!

Our Chair, Lola Casal-Sanchez and the chair of the organizing committee, Anndeloris Chacon, has met today with the authorities of the City Government of Bristol to close the details for our meeting 2019! Helen Holland, Cabinet Member with responsibility for Adult Social Care, on behalf of Marvin Rees, Major of Bristol has expressed they are […]

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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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