Ageing in Italy

Free pizza for all elderly citizens living alone

2017.07.31

Pizza for everyone. In Bagno a Ripoli, near Florence, the local administration and the Red Cross created a project that provides free pizza door-to-door for the elderly. The target are old people who social ...

New government assistance for poor families: animal voucher

2017.06.16

How many domestic workers are employed in Italy

2017.04.06

It is estimated that domestic workers in Italy are 886,125. A number that, since 2007, has increased by 42%. 57.6% of them are cleaning ladies, while 42.4% caregivers. Considering the progressive population ageing process ...

The first Italian retirement home for LGBT

2017.03.31

The first retirement home for LGBT residents has been planned for Bologna. Following the examples that have already popped up in England, Spain, and Sweden, the facility in the region of Emilia-Romagna will be ...