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Conference: Loneliness, ageing and gender

 Type: Conference
 Line of Knowledge: Psychosocial area
 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.  

Inaugural lecture. The gender perspective in looking at loneliness. Montserrat Celdrán. Associate Professor. University of Barcelona.

Round table: Intervention in loneliness.

  • Loneliness programmes from Amics de la gent gran. Albert Quiles.
  • Sempre Acompanyats Programme. Javier Yanguas.
  • Intergenerational programmes. Sacramento Pinazo.

Round table: Loneliness and diversity

  • Loneliness in LGTBi people. Josep Maria Mesquida, EnllaÇ Foundation.
  • Loneliness in residential environments. Sara Marsillas. Matia Institute
  • Loneliness in low population density environments. Carlos Casas. EAVA.


Sara Marsillas
Sara Marsillas Researcher