Tag: old humans

“Universal benefit” for the elderly is coming: what this benefit is, who is entitled to it and how to get the new bonus

“Universal benefit” for the elderly is coming: what this benefit is, who is entitled to it and how to get the new bonus

From 2025, around 25 thousand elderly people will benefit from “universal benefit”: The carer’s allowance (currently equal to 531.76 euros) will be supplemented by another quota and will increase to 1,380 euros to allow them to pay for carers or other services. This is the main innovation contained in the decree law on the implementation […]

“As Europe ages, more immigrants are needed to remain competitive”

“As Europe ages, more immigrants are needed to remain competitive”

A “long-lived” Europe that needs more regular immigrants to remain globally competitive. This is the main message that emerges from the European Union’s demographic plan, presented in Brussels on 11 October by Dubravka Šuica, EU Commission vice-president for Democracy and Demography. The plan to be approved by the Board of Commissioners is based on 4 […]

Truck and minibus collided head-on: At least 15 dead, massacre

Truck and minibus collided head-on: At least 15 dead, massacre

15 dead and 10 injured in a very serious traffic accident that occurred on Thursday afternoon on the highway near Carberry city in Manitoba, Canada. Local authorities use the term “massacre” to describe what happened. There are two vehicles involved in the accident: a truck and a bus in which the elderly are traveling on […]

78-year-old commits bank robbery, arrested: third blow to his “career”

78-year-old commits bank robbery, arrested: third blow to his “career”

Rob a bank isn’t just a “job” for teenagers. A 78-year-old woman has been arrested on bank robbery charges: This is the third time this has happened to her. It looks like a movie, but it’s all real. Bonnie Gooch walked into Goppert Financial Bank in Kansas City, Missouri wearing a black N95 mask, sunglasses, […]

Interview With beloved caregivers, the elderly are more alone Almost a million caregivers according to official data, but the number of illegally paid assistants is perhaps double: because you spend up to 1,600 euros a month on a regular contract, and many of them can’t spend that much Andreatcolf president “Meloni should follow the example of France,” Zini asks in an interview with Today.it.

Interview With beloved caregivers, the elderly are more alone Almost a million caregivers according to official data, but the number of illegally paid assistants is perhaps double: because you spend up to 1,600 euros a month on a regular contract, and many of them can’t spend that much Andreatcolf president “Meloni should follow the example of France,” Zini asks in an interview with Today.it.

After the increase in the salaries of house cleaners and caregivers, many families find themselves having to deal (heavy) with housekeeping for the elderly. The cost of aid has become unsustainable for 6 out of 10 families: As always, the most vulnerable people pay the price, especially those who are not self-sufficient. We are talking […]

Italy is the most dependent (and oldest) European country on the elderly

Italy is the most dependent (and oldest) European country on the elderly

According to data published by Eurostat for 2022, Italy is the oldest country in Europe with an average age of 48, compared to Europe’s target of around 44.4 years old. A priority that the country also has in the list of countries with the highest elderly dependency ratio, namely the ratio between the number of […]

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