Norwegian webpage on older immigrants and dementia

Reaching older people with digital information can be difficult. So, to make sure those close to the older immigrants are informed of best practice, health care options, and judicial rights, we included health care personnel and family as part of the webpage’s target group. Health communication is necessary in disease prevention and health promotion. Having […]

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Local learning network

Sterker, a social work organization in Nijmegen, The Netherlands, has started a new project for elderly migrants funded by ZonMW, The Netherlands Organisation for Health Research and Development. This project aims to facilitate exchange of expertise and cooperation by creating a local ‘learning network’ with different partners who work for and with older migrants. With […]

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A New Naming Test

Sanne Franzen is a clinician-researcher in the Alzheimer Center and Department of Neurology of the Erasmus Medical Center in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. Together with colleagues, she works towards a fairer diagnosis and care for individuals with a diverse background as part of a multicultural memory clinic that opened in 2015. As a clinician, Sanne feels […]

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Awarded for her work on older migrants in Norway

Longtime Eniec-member Reidun Ingebretsen was awarded a prize for her work On October 1st  2021, UN’s designated International Day for Older Persons, Reidun Ingebretsen was awarded a senior prize for her research on older migrants in Norway. The award was presented by the Mayor of Oslo, Marianne Borgen, at the Central Jamaat-e Ahl-e Sunnat mosque. […]

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Ongoing InCARE survey on long-term care: we need your help!

ENIEC-member Lola Casal-Sanchez is involved as PhD in the InCare project. Lola: ‘The InCARE project (co-funded by the European Union) team is inviting you to share your point of view through a general population survey on experiences, attitudes, and expectations on long-term care. We also hope for your support in disseminating the survey (currently available […]

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Saloua Berdai, PhD receives Doctorate University of Brussels

On the 13th of October, ENIEC member Saloua Berdai, PhD received her doctorate at Vrije Universiteit Brussels. The thesis, titled Grasping fading memories of a motherland: Capturing dynamic care realities of older labor migrants with dementia explored how family carers and professionals care for older labour migrants with dementia and how researchers can study older […]

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Register for the AM 2022!

Just a few months waiting and then we will finally reconnect and meet in The Hague. A lot of preparation is going on. Several Dutch members are working together in the Organising Committee and we are also reaching out to partners in The Hague who like to share their knowledge but above all like to […]

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A Study on Diversity-Mainstreaming of Elderly Care in the Netherlands

Written by Hanna Carlsson In the Netherlands, like many other immigration countries, diversity-mainstreaming policies have become common. The goal of diversity-mainstreaming policies is that health and social care services are inclusive to people from all cultural, ethnic, and religious backgrounds. While the idea behind policies can be good, the question is how they impact people […]

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