Category: International federation Petits Frères des Pauvres

General mobilization for October 1!

As you know, October 1 was the International Day of Older Persons. For this special day, Les Petits Frères des Pauvres mobilized. Let’s have a look at the different actions carried out around the world…   Let’s go to Mexico! For the 1st of October, Amigos de los Mayores – Mexico released on social media […]

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October 1: International Day of Older Persons

This October 1 will be marked by demonstrations around the world and a strong mobilization, it is the first international day since the clear slowdown of the covid 19 pandemic. This epidemic exacerbated existing inequalities for over two years. The most fragile populations are the first to suffer the crisis and it obviously include the […]

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Meeting and reflection for the International Federation network

Representatives of the member organizations and partners of the International Federation of Petits Frères des Pauvres met in May for two days of work and reflection on the future. The first day was an opportunity to project into the future, based on the reflections of Yannick Blanc, President of Futuribles International, on the major trends […]

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Let’s mobilize against the isolation of the elderly at Christmas

Awareness campaigns to alert and engage the general public in the cause of isolation of the elderly. Christmas is traditionally a time of joy, celebration and family reunion. But this is not the case for everyone, especially for the elderly who are already isolated during the year. For these people, Christmas is even the time […]

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Do you know “Ageism through the ages”?

The United Nations and the World Health Organization have launched from October 1, 2021 (International Day of Older Persons) to November 20, 2021 (World Children’s Day) the project “Ageism through the ages“, as part of the Global Campaign on Ageism. The main objective of this global initiative is to raise awareness of this phenomenon that […]

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1 October, International Day of Older Persons – This year, the PFP are mobilizing citizens

Since 1990, every year the world celebrates the International Day of Older Persons on October 1st, which was initiated by the United Nations to raise awareness of the issues affecting older persons. As it is estimated that the aging of the world’s population is accelerating and that, by 2050, the proportion of people over 60 […]

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Christmas 2020 celebrations were source of new ideas

For this “special” Christmas 2020 because of Covid-19 and the necessary measures to protect the older adults, the organizations member of the International Federation of Petits Frères des Pauvres have innovated. They have found solutions to overcome the impossibility of organizing parties with the people they support. Most often, teams prepared Christmas packages that were […]

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The vaccins are coming!

In the context where the first vaccines become available, this raises questions for our organizations about the measures to be taken or advice to be given. In the United States, Little Brothers – Friends of the Elderly opens the debate with this article published in their second edition of Network News & More, December 2020. “According […]

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