Ageing in Spain

The alternative old people’s home managed by residents

2016.02.18

Rather than the anonymity of nursing homes, there is an alternative that is becoming attractive to more elderly people: co-housing. The original housing solution is born from the desire of a group of people ...

A robotic seal that cures Alzheimer’s

2016.01.29

Nuka is very cute with soft, pure white fur. The robotic toy looks like a seal and was invented by a Japanese scientist called Takanori Shibata to help older people with Alzheimer's and dementia. ...

No more loneliness if young people adopt an elderly

2015.05.06

"Adopt a grandpa." This is the name of the Spanish project aiming to reduce the loneliness of the elderly and promote solidarity between generations through volunteering in nursing homes. Already a reality in Madrid and ...