ENIEC knowledge at the Alzheimer  Europe Conference in Barcelona

ENIEC is proud to be represented by G√∂zde 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 G√∂dze Duran has facilitated a discussion on Towards Cultural Sensitive Care organizations […]

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AGING, DEMENTIA AND THE NEED FOR CARE

by Elzbieta Czapka   Elzbieta Czapka, a postdoc researcher from Oslo Metropolitan University, carries out a study that explores how symptoms of cognitive impairment and dementia are identified, interpreted and responded to in families with different minority backgrounds and in families with Norwegian background. Dementia is a challenge for individuals, families, health personnel and society. […]

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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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Frankfurter Verband visits the Netherlands

Employees of the Frankfurter Verband, including Ute Bychovski, director of care and Fr√©deric Lauscher, general director visited organizations in The Hague and Delft. Looking for new ideas and inspiration. They visited the day care center of WZH Transvaal, where they were received by Desha Davies and Suzanne Koot and the care farm BuitenGewoon in Delfgauw, […]

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2017, October. Eniec at the Age-friendly Cities Conference The Hague on innovation, health and active ageing.

The city of The Hague has been hosting between 2nd-4th of October the Age-Friendly Cities Conference on innovation, health and active ageing. There was a workshop on the 3rd of October about ‚Äėdiversity‚Äô. A lot of ENIEC members attended the workshop and where involved. ENIEC member Fr√©d√©ric Lauscher from Germany gave a lovely presentation. ‚ÄúDiversity […]

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KOTOSA РA Project about SubSaharan elderly in Brussels

Kotosa is a documentary about SubSaharan¬†elderly in Brussels, Belgium.¬†Kotosa means ‚Äėto respect‚Äô 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‚Äôs a very diverse group.¬†Sub-Saharan elderly […]

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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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