Category: Mexico

A charity flea market to support the work of Amigos de los Mayores – México

If the pandemic has taught us anything, it’s how much we need real social interaction. And while life is finally returning to normal and allowing us to enjoy each other’s company, some people are not so lucky, especially the elderly. To prevent this, the member organizations of the International Federation of the Little Brothers of […]

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Christmas around the world

The end of year celebrations, and especially Christmas, were once again celebrated around the world by the organizations of the International Federation of Petits Frères des Pauvres. In spite of the health crisis, which is spreading and continues to impose constraints on organizations working for the elderly, many actions were held again this year to […]

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It’s never too early to commit

December 5th was the World Volunteer Day, celebrating commitment at all ages. The health crisis has pushed many young people to volunteer for different causes… But what about their representations on aging? How do young people view aging? This is what a recent study by CSA and Domitys attempted to find out. The study focuses […]

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Summer of the Petits Frères des Pauvres around the world

This summer 2021, the volunteers and employees of the member organizations or partners of the Federation of the Little Brothers of the Poor have again done their utmost to break the solitude of the elderly! For several months, isolated people have been even more lonely because of the health crisis and their psychological situation has […]

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Mother’s Day as an opportunity to raise awareness about social isolation

On the occasion of Mother’s Day, the Mexican association Amigos de los Mayores has launched a campaign to raise awareness about the social isolation of the elderly, especially elderly women. Mother’s Day in Mexico, which is celebrated on May 10, is becoming a national holiday. As a proof, at the national education level, Mother’s Day […]

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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 Covid 19 crisis reveals the need to help the elderly with digital tools

The Covid crisis19 and the containment that has been put in place have led to greater isolation for those who do not use the new technologies. Those who are not “connected” have been even more alone during this period. These include elderly people living alone and those living in nursing homes. In France, 27% of […]

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October 1st, International Day of Older Persons

October 1st, International Day of Older Persons Did you know? In 1982, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Vienna International Plan of Action on Ageing. On December 14, 1990, the United Nations General Assembly proclaimed October 1 as  the International Day of Older Persons. This date provides an opportunity to raise public awareness of […]

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