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"Idadismo e envellecemento activo: claves para axudarnos a sentirnos mellor"

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A positive aspect of ageing has been studied and demonstrated for years. We already know ways of influencing our ageing process in order to enjoy greater well-being. However, it is very common to find negative and stereotyped images of ageing that condition the image we have of this vital stage and of our own vital process.

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Talks series: "Surveillance system upside down".

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 Location: Oñati

Within the framework of a series of meetings on care organised by Oñati Town Council, our colleagues from Mati Instituto, Nerea Almazán and Nerea Etxaniz will be giving a talk on 9 November entitled: "Growing old in the 21st century. Models and challenges", which focuses on the diversity of realities of the elderly population that clashes with the ageist view that homogenises them.

To do so, we will talk about myths, Social Centres for the Elderly, elderly women and rethink the care we want.

The activity will start at 18:00 on the third floor of Eltzia.

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Plátika" Meeting: AGE Discrimination: Ageism, Ageism and Auto-ageism

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 Location: Palacio de Congresos Europa. Vitoria-Gasteiz

A new edition of the "Plátika" meetings organised periodically by the Bizan Network of the Vitoria-Gasteiz City Council.

This meeting, open to all citizens, will reflect on "Age discrimination: ageism, ageism and self-ageism" and we will work on questions such as: how do I feel about my age, is there a problem with my age, am I being judged because of my age?

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Dimensions of inequality

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 Location: Bilbao

Presentation of the monograph ZABALDU #1, a work in which different speakers address the concepts of equality of difference, diversity and non-discrimination and hate crimes from a sociological and legal perspective.

Among the participants, Sara Marsillas, researcher at the Matia Institute, spoke about the paradox of age discrimination and its contribution to social differences.

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Zaharrak gara eta libre

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This Friday we are taking part in a round table entitled "Zaharrak gara eta libre" (We are old and free), which forms part of the cycle of conferences on care organised by Usurbil Town Council and Emagin Elkartea.

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Older women's rights: breaking myths and stereotypes

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Our colleague and co-director of Matia Instituto, Elena del Barrio, will participate in this webinar organised by the Gregorio Peces-Barba Human Rights Institute in collaboration with the UC3M Equality Unit, the Access to Justice and Vulnerability project of the Ministry of Science and Innovation in its 2019 programme and HelpAge Spain.

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10:00 Inauguration and Framework Conference. Isabel Martínez Lozano. HelpAge

10:30 a 11:00. Social participation: Breaking stereotypes.

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International Day of the Elderly 2022

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Next Thursday 29th September at 18:30h will take place the Conference "Edadismo, retos para el siglo XXI", given by our colleague and co-director of Matia Instituto, Elena del Barrio.

Registration in advance by email: comunicacion.cdmondonedo@caritas.es

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32nd ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS OF GERONTOLOGY AND GERIATRY: Communication, social image and aging: ageisms kill more.

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 Location: Pazo da Cultura de Pontevedra

32ND ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS OF XERONTOLOGY AND XERIATRICS.

Communication, social image and aging: ageisms kill more.

Multidisciplinary round table: 8 strategies for a positive longevity. 

Lecture: 'Ageism, COVID and the media'. 

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BSENIOR "Ageism, after 45, what?"

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 Location: Consorci de la Zona Franca de Barcelona

Barcelona Women Acceleration Week (BWAW) celebrates its second edition with the aim of accelerating and energising gender equality to help achieve full participation and equal opportunities for women in the industrial sector locally and globally.

BWAW is an event with a difference: a peer-to-peer, hybrid debate on a digital platform, which aims to become a model for value-added activities that contribute to universally accessible progress towards gender equality.

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5th European Good Practices in Friendliness Day

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"Euskadi Lagunkoia" is a project of the Department of Employment and Social Policies of the Basque Government in collaboration with Matia Instituto, which aims to promote the participation of citizens and the public, private and social sectors to develop a movement of friendliness in the promotion of facilitating living environments for people who are ageing. 

There are currently more than 60 cities and towns throughout the Basque Country that are members of this Network and more than 800 included in the WHO World Network.

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