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Conference: Loneliness, ageing and gender

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 Location: Barcelona

The conference "Loneliness, ageing and gender" is organised by the gerontology research group of the University of Barcelona and aims to reflect on the diversity of situations of unwanted loneliness in older people and the impact of public policies in addressing them.

It will be held on Friday 19 November from 9 a.m. at the Palau Macaya in Barcelona (Pg. de Sant Joan, 108).

Scientific programme

9:30h Welcome by Feliciano Villar. Professor of Psychology. University of Barcelona.  

Professionals

"Let's talk about loneliness: What does the evidence point to? Main reflections and findings of the Bakardadeak study".

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 Location: Online

On Monday 7 September at 17:30h we invite you to the webinar "Let's talk about loneliness: What does the evidence point to? Main reflections and findings of the Bakardadeak study". We will share some of the main results obtained in the Bakardadeak (Loneliness) study, funded through the Adinberri Programme of the Department of Economic Promotion, Rural Environment and Territorial Balance of the Provincial Council of Gipuzkoa and the Department of Social Policies.

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International Forum on Loneliness, Health and Care

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 Location: Madrid

Loneliness is a social phenomenon and a deeply personal experience that makes it complex to address. Unwanted loneliness has become a public health problem to which Madrid City Council has been responding through various initiatives such as the Madrid City of Care Plan.

Professionals

Talking about loneliness (Talking about loneliness)

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 Location: Eindhoven

The Dutch Society of Gerontology offers this seminar dedicated to the phenomenon of loneliness with two very interesting lectures:

  • Developing tools for talking about loneliness. Eric Schoenmakers.
  • Can loneliness be a positive experience? Sara Marsillas. Researcher at Matia Institute.

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VI International Colloquium Reiactis: "Inclusive and advanced society in age".

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 Location: Metz

Doble participación de Matia Instituto enmarcada en el Simposio: "Abordar la soledad desde las sociedades inclusivas: Estudios y ejemplos de actuación en España". Modera: Sara Marsillas

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Cycle "Emotions and Loneliness": Colloquium "(re)knowing loneliness". Cycle "Emotions and Loneliness": Colloquium "(re)knowing loneliness".

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AfundaciónTV Cycle "Emotions and loneliness": Colloquium "(Re)knowing loneliness" with Mayte Sancho, Sara Marsillas and Daniel Prieto

In the conference-colloquium "Recognising loneliness" the three experts will talk about the phenomenon of loneliness and its different facets among the elderly, the stereotypes and the stigma that associates old age and loneliness, the importance of the cultural background in the perception of loneliness and how to prevent and support the elderly who feel lonely.

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