Neighbourhood-focused Care and Older Migrants

by Hanna Murray-Carlsson In the project Diversity in Elderly Care, dr. Roos Pijpers and Eniec member Hanna Carlsson are researching how neighbourhood-focused work influences how older migrants gain access to care. The policy of neighborhood-focused work is based on the assumption that services are more accessible if they are geographically close. We recently published our […]

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A Research to the Housing Needs and Wishes of Turkish and Moroccan Immigrants in Rotterdam

by Sanne Geers, Stichting Ouderenhuisvesting Rotterdam (SOR) Rotterdam is the multicultural city of the Netherlands with around 170 different nationalities. This can lead to a large diversity of needs, for example in ​​housing needs en wishes. As a categorical housing corporation, SOR is for all the elderly, and specifically for the vulnerable elderly. Vulnerable refers […]

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The YelloButterfly Project

  We at YelloButterfly Communications® would like to introduce the Award winning Voice Letter and Record and Learn re-recordable devices, aimed at bridging the gap between the Literate and the pre-Literate worlds. These are designed to support individuals of all ages, cultures and Learning abilities. The Voice Letter and the Record and Learn units are […]

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Presentation of Kristel Logghe

Kristel Logghe introduced the Live Online Learning method in her social dynamics activity where at first she introduced the idea then we were able to test the program and its features with an online correspondent. This platform can be seen as bridging the gap between trainings and participants as a whole course can be offered […]

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Music & Memory, music as medicine

by Manon Bruinsma With the help of a headphone, an MP3player and a personalised playlist, it is possible to give older people access to the musical favorites of their past. The relaxing and comforting aspect of your own favorite music takes away anxiety and lessens depression and apathy. For those older people stuck in a […]

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Presentation of Helen Holland

Helen Holland presented the vision of Bristol City Council about care for an elderly population as they are experiencing a crisis in that area right now and it is time for action. She introduced a three-tier system and the pathway of care necessary in the process of ageing. The Better Lives project is already a […]

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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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