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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Diversity in organizational Policy and Culture: Interview with Home Care Director and Geriatric Specialist Emete Solmaz

As recent discussions about race and exclusion triggered by the Black Lives matter movement and the tragic murder of George Floyd have highlighted, racism affects our daily lives. The health care sector is no exception. Therefore, it is important that we continue to work towards care organizations that can meet the needs of clients from […]

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Care for and Wellbeing among Older Migrants Study Conducted by Leyden Academy in the Netherlands

Nina Conkova and Jolanda Lindenberg are members of ENIEC who work at Leyden Academy on Vitality and Ageing. There they study the care and wellbeing of older adults with a migration background living in the Netherlands. Themes include becoming older in the Netherlands and perceptions of a ‘good’ old age, loneliness, and culturally-sensitive care. written […]

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Norwegian Project to Spread Information for Elderly Migrants on COVID-19

written by Rita Weum Integrerings- og mangfoldsdirektoratet – IMDi (The Norwegian Directorate of Intergration and Diversity) announced an extraordinary grant to volontary organizations to disseminate the authorities` information about the coronavirus to the immigrant population in the municipalities. Application deadline was April 29th. The projects, 150 in all, will be reporting to IMDi. The final reports […]

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Eniec Members are Invited to Join Free Online Conference

Join the online conference titled “COVID-19 and the health of Refugees, Migrants and Minorities”. The panelists will discuss how the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is disproportionately affecting minorities, refugees, migrants, workers in the informal economy, and other vulnerable communities globally and propose areas for research, operational and policy focus in response. Please visit here to […]

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Watch the interview with Anndeloris Chacon

written by Nikolett Arnold CoProduce Care, an association for carers, interviewed Anndeloris Chacon, our Eniec member from Bristol. CoProduce has a Youtube Channel where they share the Chatforcare interviews, and they completed the interview as part of Carers week in Bristol. If you listen to the interview you can find out all about Bristol Black […]

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