Month: April 2021

A French study on the consequences of the health crisis on older adults

The French non-profit organization Petits Frères des Pauvres publishes a new report analyzing the effects of the health crisis on older adults, following a first report published in June on the effects of lockdown. This report shows the determining impact of living conditions, vulnerabilities and the fragility of social ties on the experience of this […]

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Celebrate Easter 2021 despite the Covid crisis!

This year again, because of the Covid19, the organizations members of the International Federation adapted and succeeded in celebrating Easter with the elderly people they support. In many countries, Easter is still an important holiday and the elderly are keen to mark this moment. Gatherings of several people could not take place, family lunches were […]

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The value of giving seniors a voice

To produce its new report on the impact of the Covid 19 crisis on seniors, the French association Petits Frères des Pauvres based its findings on interviews with people aged 61 to 99 living in institutions or at home. By Yann Lasnier, Executive Director of Petits Frères des Pauvres “Giving a voice to the elderly […]

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