The Polish organization Mali Bracia Ubogich celebrated its 15th anniversary!

The Polish organization Mali Bracia Ubogich celebrated 15 years! At the end of the 90s, young Polish volunteers regularly took part in holiday breaks in France. The commitment of these young people was a real opportunity. The creation of an association in Poland was brought up in 2002 during a seminar called “Breaking the loneliness of those […]

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On 1st October, we celebrated the International Day of Older Persons

Hundreds of volunteers and employees swung into action in 10 countries to raise public awareness of the isolation of older people in our societies and to engage everyone.   Some highlights:  In Romania, the campaign mobilized nearly 500 volunteers in 28 counties across the country, which organized 70 events and donated 6,500 flowers to their elders. […]

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The health risks of prolonged isolation are equivalent to smoking 15 cigarettes a day

Major media outlets in the USA are responding to numerous studies that illustrate the toxic effects of isolation and chronic loneliness on the health and well-being of the elderly. In September and December, The New York Times published three articles that shone a national spotlight on the effects of social isolation. Just before Christmas, the Star Tribune featured a touching portrayal of […]

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