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01.01.1970   Informal care and work-life balance: increasing pressure on carers »

Informal care and work-life balance: increasing pressure on carers Eurofound’s European Quality of Life Survey (EQLS) 2016 highlights that informal carers face an ever heavier burden. According to the EQLS, over half of respondents have problems in reconciling work…

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01.01.1970   iCONNECT- A new Erasmus+ project for Greek Association of Alzheimer Disease and Related Disorders »

iCONNECT- A new Erasmus+ project for Greek Association of Alzheimer Disease and Related Disorders iCONNECT - Intergenerational CONtact between studeNts and people with dEmentia through CreaTive education is a project under the umbrella of Erasmus+ KA2 - Cooperation for Innovation and the Exchange of…

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01.01.1970   Eurocarers Young Carers Working Group Meeting 25-26 June 2018 »

Eurocarers Young Carers Working Group Meeting 25-26 June 2018 On 25th and 26th June 2018, 10 adolescent young carers and young adult carers from 8 European States met in Brussels for the second face-to-face meeting of the Eurocarers Young Carers Working…

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01.01.1970   Educating Informal Carers” – The new Erasmus+ KA1 project of EPIONI »

Educating Informal Carers” – The new Erasmus+ KA1 project of EPIONI We are pleased to announce that the EPIONI Erasmus+ KA1 project entitled “Educating Informal Carers” was approved by the Greek National Agency IKY. This project will offer training to EPIONI…

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01.01.1970   Family Carers Ireland: Online CareGuide »

Family Carers Ireland: Online CareGuide Family Carers Ireland recently developed an online informational tool to help carers, the CareGuide. It is simple to use and the completed guide, which is based on the details entered by the carer,…

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01.01.1970   Variations and Innovations in care and care work: critical perspectives »

Variations and Innovations in care and care work: critical perspectives Guest editors Professor Karen Christensen, University of Bergen, Norway and Professor Yueh-Ching Chou, National Yang-Ming University, Taiwan    Debates & Issues items in IJCC are permanently…

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01.01.1970   The First Conference on Informal Care in Slovenia »

The First Conference on Informal Care in Slovenia On the 8 May 2018 Anton Trstenjak Institute for Gerontology and Intergenerational relations, along with family carers and under the patronage of the Ministry of Health and Eurocarers, carried out the First…

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01.01.1970   Carers in financially vulnerable situations: paving the way to paid work »

Carers in financially vulnerable situations: paving the way to paid work Movisie, member of Eurocarers, is taking up the research work package in the ‘Alliance Together it works!’. This alliance consists of a consortium of five NGO’s: Foundation Clara Wichmann…

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01.01.1970   Paid Carer’s leave is now an option in Estonia »

Paid Carer’s leave is now an option in Estonia By Ivar Paimre, board member of NGO Estonian Carers Carers combining work and care in Estonia have now the right to apply for 5 days of paid care leave per year. Employment Contracts Act that came in…

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01.01.1970   Carers’ efforts are costly when it comes to dementia »

Carers’ efforts are costly when it comes to dementia On July 4, Alzheimer’s Disease International (ADI) released the report "Global estimates of informal care". It shows, among other things, that women around the world contribute with over…

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