Riccardi Andrea: on the web

Riccardi Andrea: on social networks

Riccardi Andrea: press review

change language
you are in: home - news contact usnewsletterlink

Support the Community

  
August 26 2015 | SAN SALVADOR, EL SALVADOR

The first training course "Long Live the Elderly!" of Central America in El Salvador

A reflection that opens new perspectives to meet the challenges of a changing society and combat the social isolation of the elderly

 
printable version

The first training course "Long Live the Elderly!" in Central America took place in early August in San Salvador.

The countries of the Central American region are experiencing a sharp rise in the elderly population, with a growing average life and a life expectancy that gets longer and longer. The course has allowed, therefore, a reflection on the reality of old people in countries such as Nicaragua, Guatemala, El Salvador and Mexico, in the light of the experience and expertise gained by the Community of Sant'Egidio after more than forty years of friendship with the elderly in Italy and worldwide.

For years, Sant'Egidio has started in Central America many services for the people of the third age, the training course then offered a global view on various aspects of the life of old people and opened new perspectives, such as to counter the social isolation of the elderly and multiply the opportunities for interaction between different generations. In this regard, the parties of the Youth for Peace with the elders of the nursing homes of San Salvador are necessary, and the first step to building in Central America a society that is inclusive and friend of the elderly.

 


 ALSO READ
• NEWS
May 11 2011

The celebration of the 43rd anniversary of the Community of Sant'Egidio in Antwerp (Belgium)

IT | EN | ES | DE | FR | CA | NL | RU
all news
• PRESS
May 19 2017
Corriere del Mezzogiorno

Sant'Egidio, inaugurato un centro per gli anziani

May 17 2017
La Stampa

Una "rete" protegge duemila anziani

May 16 2017
SIR

Solidarietà: Comunità Sant’Egidio Napoli, giovedì s’inaugura un Centro per anziani

March 6 2017
Corriere della Sera On Line

La rete di vicinanza “salvavita” che protegge gli anziani

February 28 2017
Corriere.it

Andiamo a convivere? Le nonne vanno a convivere per resistere alla crisi

February 10 2017
RomaSette.it

Becciu a Sant’Egidio: «I poveri siano sempre il vostro tesoro»

all press releases
• EVENTI
May 25 2017 | PERUGIA, ITALY

Conferenza: Sant'Egidio, il Santo dei deboli nell'Europa medioevale

May 24 2017 | ROME, ITALY

Seminario: La pluralità religiosa in Indonesia durante gli anni della riforma

May 9 2017 | NOVARA, ITALY

Sant’Egidio ed Enel Cuore inaugurano il Centro per l’innovazione sociale dei servizi agli anziani

All meetings of prayer for peace
• NO DEATH PENALTY
October 7 2015
UNITED STATES

The World Coalition Against the Death Penalty - XIII world day against the death penalty

October 5 2015
EFE

Fallece un preso japonés tras pasar 43 años en el corredor de la muerte

September 24 2015

Pope Francis calls on Congress to end the death penalty. "Every life is sacred", he said

March 12 2015
Associated Press

Death penalty: a look at how some US states handle execution drug shortage

March 12 2015
AFP

Arabie: trois hommes dont un Saoudien exécutés pour trafic de drogue

March 9 2015
Reuters

Australia to restate opposition to death penalty as executions loom in Indonesia

March 9 2015
AFP

Le Pakistan repousse de facto l'exécution du meurtrier d'un critique de la loi sur le blasphème

March 9 2015
AFP

Peine de mort en Indonésie: la justice va étudier un appel des deux trafiquants australiens

February 28 2015
UNITED STATES

13 Ways Of Looking At The Death Penalty

February 15 2015

Archbishop Chaput applauds Penn. governor for halt to death penalty

December 11 2014
MADAGASCAR

C’est désormais officiel: Madagascar vient d’abolir la peine de mort!

December 3 2014

5th Circuit Court of Appeals stops execution of Scott Panetti!

go to no death penalty
• DOCUMENTS

Dove Napoli 2015

Comunità di Sant'Egidio: Brochure Viva gli Anziani

Analisi dei risultati e dei costi del programma "Viva gli Anziani"

Messaggio del Patriarca ecumenico Bartolomeo I, inviato al Summit Intercristiano di Bari 2015

Marco Impagliazzo

Saluto di Marco Impagliazzo alla liturgia di ringraziamento per il 47° anniversario della Comunità di Sant’Egidio

Omelia del Card. Jaime Lucas Ortega y Alamino, arcivescovo dell’Havana, alla liturgia di ringraziamento per il 47° anniversario della Comunità di Sant’Egidio

all documents

PHOTOS

1007 visits

924 visits

953 visits

936 visits

953 visits
all the related media