On Tuesday, August 4, 2020 in Toulon, Mr Emmanuel Macron met with several professionals including the Petits Freres des Pauvres, on the subject of elderly home care. It was an opportunity for the responsible of the organization to recall the urgency of considering our seniors as full-fledged citizens and the importance of volunteering in the fight against isolation.
Mr Emmanuel Macron, Mrs Brigitte Bourguignon, Minister Delegate in charge of Autonomy, and Mrs Sophie Cluzel, Secretary of State in charge of the disabled people, met Mr Manuel Pinto, director of the Mediterranean Regional Chapter. He was able to exchange with them about the situation of the elderly in our society and the importance of considering them as full citizens.
He was also able to discuss topics related to the place of volunteers and the commitment of young people.
“I retain from the President speech, as far as we are concerned, the willingness to provide means for home care, the complementarity of volunteering, to build an inclusive society and to accelerate the implementation of the law on old age and autonomy” Manuel Pinto, Regional Director for the Mediterranean.
Indeed, the Head of State then made new announcements including the finalization of the plan “Great Age and Autonomy” for the end of the year.