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LONELINESS AND ISOLATION OF the ELDERLY PEOPLE, WHAT LINKS WITH THE TERRITORIES?

18 October 2019

On October 1st, International Day of Older Persons, the French organization Petits Frères des Pauvres published a report that sheds […]

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On October 1st International Day of Older Persons, say no to loneliness and isolation of our elders

10 October 2019

In France, many older adults face loneliness and social isolation. Among them, 300,000 are in a situation of « social death », […]

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Poland – International Day of Older Persons 2019

1 October 2019

International Day of Older Persons (celebrated on 1st October) highlights the role of the elderly in the society and the […]

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Naye, from France, tells us about her volunteering experience in Ireland

24 September 2019

Naye, age 23, was a volunteer with Friends of the Elderly in Dublin (Ireland) for a year. She has committed […]

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Celebration of Grand-Parents’ Day in Mexico

17 September 2019

In Mexico, Grand-Parents’ Day, unlike other Spanish-speaking countries, is celebrated on August 28. However, it should be remembered that more […]

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This summer, two American students for our isolated seniors in Toulouse

2 September 2019

For more than 20 years, the  association of Petits Frères des Pauvres has welcomed students in the south of France […]

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My book of recollections

16 July 2019

“My book of recollections” is a social campaign initiated by “Niciodată Singur” association and the Romanian National Museum of Literature. […]

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Pre-Hispanic celebration for the summer solstice

22 June 2019

In many ancient cultures around the world, the summer solstice is celebrated as a symbol of gratitude to the sun […]

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An international seminar on new forms of engagement was held in Lille from 23 to 26 May 2019

26 May 2019

The seminar, which was themed “Volunteering and the civic engagement of tomorrow”, brought together 53 volunteers and employees from 9 […]

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2018 – An exciting year for the Romanian association “Niciodată Singur”

1 May 2019

In 2018, the third year of operation of the “Niciodată Singur” Association  was full of achievements and inspiring new projects […]

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Participation to the UN Working Group on Ageing

18 April 2019

The UN Open-ended Working Group on Ageing (OEWG) met from 15 to 18 April 2019. This is a forum for […]

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The North American working group adressess the loneliness epidemic

5 April 2019

The North American chapters of the International Federation of Petits Frères des Pauvres recently participated in the annual North American […]

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