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The cooperative way for the right to housing. Cooperative housing forum in cession of use.

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 Location: Barcelona

This Forum is an initiative of the XES, Habicoop and REAS cooperative housing sector. Three full days to network between communities, share technical knowledge on policies and regulatory changes, demonstrations, anti-repressive dinners and much more. 

From Matia we participated in the round table on Saturday 26th November: "Dependence, care and architecture in projects for the elderly Present and future of the management of dependence in the elderly. Collaborative proposals and challenges of cooperative housing" with:

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Older women's rights: breaking myths and stereotypes

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 Type: Webinar
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 Location: Online

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.

Programme

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

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

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Older people and unwanted loneliness

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 Location: Errenteria

In this conference, Sara Marsillas, researcher at Matia Institute, will analyse the diversity of experiences of loneliness experienced by the elderly, as well as the keys that can help to build a healthy relationship with this feeling. 

The event is organised by Duintasuna Elkartea, the Association of Retired and Pensioners of Gipuzkoa, for the afternoon of 5 October in the Sala Reina in Errenteria. Limited capacity.

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International Day of the Elderly 2022

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 Location: Online

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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Course of the specific and on-demand training programme: Older Adults and Quality of Life. Unwanted loneliness in older adults

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 Location: Santiago de Compostela

The course, aimed at both professionals and students of the USC, "Elderly and Quality of Life: unwanted loneliness in older adults", is part of the specific training studies and on demand organised by the Centre of Own Studies of the USC and is organised by the Red Cross Chair. These studies are oriented to continuous training, aimed at specific groups, in this case, with knowledge, experience and interest in gerontological intervention.

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Dissemination day of the results of the QAVAD project

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 Location: Hendaia

On Friday, July 1st, we will have the presentation of the results of QAVAD, a European Erasmus + project that, from the binomial accompaniment/care and training, seeks to promote the development or maintenance of cognitive, motor and social skills, essential for the quality of life of those people who require support and wish to remain in their homes. 

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9:30h Welcome

9:40h About QAVAD

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Conference on Loneliness and the Elderly - Cycle of Social Challenges in the Balearic Islands

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This event, part of the cycle of social challenges in the Balearic Islands organised by Club Diario de Mallorca and the "la Caixa" Foundation, will consist of a conference focused on giving visibility to the problem of loneliness, how it affects the elderly, how to deal with this reality and what actions are being implemented in the Balearic Islands to accompany people.

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Presentation "Solitude as we age" by Mayte Sancho, psychologist and expert in social gerontology and planning.

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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.

Society and dignified treatment of the elderly: Are we doing it right?

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 Location: YouTube Live

 

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I Edition of webinars: Accessibility by Right

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 Location: Online

The State Reference Centre for Personal Autonomy and Technical Aids (Ceapat) of the Imserso in Madrid is organising the first edition of the "Accessibility by Right" webinars to be held from 4 to 8 October 2021, from 16:00 to 18:30.

For the organisation of the webinars, Ceapat has the collaboration of the Ibero-American Social Security Organisation and the Network of Ibero-American Centres for Personal Autonomy and Technical Aids (Ciapat) located in Argentina, Brazil, Chile and Colombia.

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