GROWING NUMBERS OF ELDERLY WOMEN WILL LIVE ALONE: HOW SHOULD WE RESPOND?
Why is the number of elderly women who live alone continually increasing? The Social Observatory of ”la Caixa” studies the causes of this phenomenon, which has important implications in the design of welfare policies.
THE NEW CARERS
Who cares for the carers? This article from the Social Observatory of "la Caixa" explains the changes that have affected the role of carer, and the importance of carers being cared for too.
REABLEMENT IS A NEW WAY OF WORKING, WITH THE AIM OF IMPROVING ELDERLY PEOPLE'S INDEPENDENCE
Tine Rostgaard, a lecturer in Citizenship and Elderly People in Denmark, introduces in this interview the concept of reablement and explains how work is being done in other countries to stimulate the elderly people’s independence.