Ageing in Spain

The alternative old people’s home managed by residents


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


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


"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 ...