The Finnish Consortium Has Been Busy with Advocacy Work During Exceptional Autumn

Written by Susanna Lehtovaara As the second wave of Covid-19 pandemic started to affect people all over Europe, we in Finland also needed to re-evaluate our work and tasks ahead. Perhaps unlike the rest of European societies, in Finland we were able to begin some group activities after the summer holidays although with strict safety protocols […]

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“This Is How We Do It!” – The Power of the Network

Written by  Conny van der Aalsvoort This month we organised a webinar in Nijmegen (the Netherlands) on the care for migrant elderly with a team of ENIEC members: Hanna Carlsson, Hatice Bölek, Carolien Smits and Conny van der Aalsvoort. We worked as a well oiled machine to prepare a program with different angles to the topic: family carers, […]

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What Year Is It? ENIEC Introduced a New Perspective to Dementia Care in Estonia

Written by Miret Tuur In September last year, the Estonian Dementia Competence Centre held a conference in co-operation with the European Network of Intercultural Elderly Care (ENIEC). Symbolically, the conference took place in the town of Narva, located at the Estonian–Russian border, to highlight the idea of bearing in mind the importance of ethnic diversity in […]

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Informal ENIEC Thursdays to be Launched on 5 November 2020

written by Nikolett Arnold On our first board meeting this semester, we met online and chatted freely about our summer and tried to look back at the events behind us. It was great to see everyone after the summer break, but this time it was a different first meeting of the board compared to ones […]

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AM2021: Co-Creation from the COVID-Ashes – All Hands on Board!

Written by Carolien Smits Our annual meeting will be online in 2021. That means a chance to think and feel everything anew. Elżbieta Czapka and I are the first to take on this challenge. We are looking forward to welcoming new members to the organizing committee: We need you and your energy and creativity! At […]

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New Qualitative Study Published on Dementia Care by Minority Ethnic Groups in Norway

Written by Elżbieta Czapka “It is always me against the Norwegian system.” barriers and facilitators in accessing and using dementia care by minority ethnic groups in Norway: a qualitative study Elżbieta Czapka is happy to announce that her last paper, co-authored by Mette Sagbakken, has just been published. It presents some of the results’ of […]

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Making More Noise about Older Migrants in Finland

Written by Siiri Jaakson & Susanna Lehtovaara Finnish active ENIEC members have founded together a consortium of intercultural elderly care in Finland. Six partner organizations in the field of intercultural elderly care have joined forces more officially to work together to strengthen and promote the work and expertise of working with older migrants in Finland. […]

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The Emigration Generation: Older Migrants Tell about their Life Adventures to School Children

written by Hanna Carlsson Saskia Derks from Utrecht, the Netherlands, wanted to strengthen connections between young and old in multicultural neighbourhoods. She therefore started the project “The emigration generation” where older people with a migration history come to schools to give guest lectures about their life histories. The children, at their turn, capture the stories […]

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