Annual Meeting 2018: Incorporating into diversity and inclusion into municipal elderly care service centres

Susanna Lehtovaara: Incorporating into diversity and inclusion into municipal elderly care service centres In the ENIEC AM, two Susanas held a workshop about social accessibility with the help of Eva Rƶnkkƶ. At the beginning, Susana (no. 1) showed us a video by their LGBT foundation about the situation of their members living in Madrid. After […]

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Annual Meeting 2018: Loneliness, exclusion from services and the meaning of social relations in the lives of elderly migrants/minorities

Sari J Heikinnen Idalia Guarnizo Arrobo and Jairo NĆŗƱez Criollo. Consulate of Ecuador. Ecuador elderly people in Spain. (Spain) Sari Ā Ā Heikkinen: Ā Ā Intergenerational Ā Ā relations and social relations in the lives of USSR residents in Finland (Finland) Session VI began with the presentation of the Consulate of Ecuador. It was told how the consulate helps people living […]

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Annual Meeting 2018: Introduction of the new board members

Why do I want to continue on the Board? Iā€™m a gerontologist, Iā€™m a senior Lecturer at the University of Applied Sciences, Laurea, Iā€™m a mother, daughter, sister, wife, friend and a member of ENIEC network. My identity is Finnish, it is Northern European, it is European and it is worldwide. ENIEC network gives all […]

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ENIEC board members held its first meeting after the Annual Meeting in April

On 14-16 June, Eniecā€™s Board Members met in Bristol, UK, at Bristol Black Cares center, an organization that supports careers and those whom they care for to access mainstream care and health related public services. Our Chair, Lola Casal-Sanchez, together Conny van der Aalsvort, treasurer of ENIEC and Sari Heikkinen and Nikki Arnold, board members […]

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The Hague Accessibility ChallengeĀ  Ā 

The Hague Accessibility ChallengeĀ  Ā  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 BrusselsĀ 

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 migrantsĀ  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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