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

2 June 2021

On the occasion of Mother’s Day, the Mexican association Amigos de los Mayores has launched a campaign to raise awareness […]

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In Boston, Little Brothers – Friends of the Elderly has brought their intergenerational program online!

1 June 2021

When the world was rocked by the COVID-19 pandemic, our member organizations across Europe and North America did what they’ve […]

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Cincinnati’s International Dining Program allows to travel despite the pandemic!

31 May 2021

In Cincinnati, Little Brothers-Friends of the Elderly offered the elderly to travel around the world through gastronomy. In the context […]

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

22 April 2021

The French non-profit organization Petits Frères des Pauvres publishes a new report analyzing the effects of the health crisis on […]

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Celebrate Easter 2021 despite the Covid crisis!

16 April 2021

This year again, because of the Covid19, the organizations members of the International Federation adapted and succeeded in celebrating Easter […]

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The value of giving seniors a voice

8 April 2021

To produce its new report on the impact of the Covid 19 crisis on seniors, the French association Petits Frères […]

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The isolation of the elderly, a global phenomenon

23 March 2021

Every Friday, RCF radio gives the floor to the leaders of the French association Petits Frères des Pauvres for a […]

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Apolline and Guillemette tell us about their experience with the association Amigos de los Mayores Mexico

18 March 2021

We are two French students and – thanks to the organization Mexico Accueil – we spent two weeks in Cuernavaca […]

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Our 1st 100% online fundraising seminar

16 March 2021

For the first time in 11 years, due to the Covid crisis, the fundraising seminar that usually brings together the […]

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Robot pets have therapeutic benefits for older people

10 February 2021

Robot animals were introduced in nursing homes in Japan starting in 2009 to replicate the benefits of zootherapy.  Many studies […]

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Christmas 2020 celebrations were source of new ideas

7 January 2021

For this “special” Christmas 2020 because of Covid-19 and the necessary measures to protect the older adults, the organizations member […]

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The vaccins are coming!

17 December 2020

In the context where the first vaccines become available, this raises questions for our organizations about the measures to be […]

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