Make lonely elderly, feel a little less lonely this Christmas

A lot of elderly are feeling lonely and often even depressed. Some of them still live at home and others in nursing homes, often far away or without family and friends. Sadly, it gets even harder during the holiday season. Want to make a difference this year? Here are some things you can do to make lonely elderly feel a little less lonely this Christmas!

Informal care: a crucial form of healthcare

Informal care is an unpaid form of health care that is provided often by family or friends.  With a growing senior population, you can imagine that the informal care demands are growing as fast. To create an image of formal care in Europe; how many people are informal caregivers for example, and how many time…