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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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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Croatian Ethnicity in Hungary

By Nikolett Arnold 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 the countries have changed many times, it was […]

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KOTOSA – A Project about SubSaharan elderly in Brussels

Kotosa is a documentary about SubSaharan elderly in Brussels, Belgium. Kotosa means ‘to respect’ in Lingala, the official language in the Democratic Republic of Congo. DRC is a former colony of Belgium, so we share a turbulent and at times violent past – and present. In Brussels almost 30 percent of the elderly (65+) have an immigrant background. It’s a very diverse group. Sub-Saharan elderly […]

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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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Roma people as a target group in the brain health promotion project ETNIMU in Finland

By Siiri Jaakson, Finland. The Society for Memory Disorders Expertise in Finland has run a project called ETNIMU since 2015. The aim of the project has been to promote the brain health of the elderly from different ethnic backgrounds in Finland. Besides the Roma people, the target groups were chosen to be the Russian, Estonian and […]

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