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Precariousness, isolation and housing conditions : the deep weakness of the elderly

The recent national debate about old age dependence has highlighted that the elderly often need several types of help. Thus, this is important to consider the capacity to do everyday life tasks to evaluate the loss of autonomy. But it’s … Continue reading

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A survey among welfare services – The young, the elderly and housing problems : three priorities for social action

In 2007, in Metropolitan France, 8 million people, 13.4% of the country population, could be considered as “financially” poor. In 2006, 3.6 million households, 14% of the total number of households, lived in bad housing conditions. In early 2009, more … Continue reading

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Senior citizens, a neglected target

Today, one third of the French population is over 50. For the last ten years, the ratio of senior citizens in the population has been increasing by 1.8% a year, much more than 0.3% for the twenty previous years. For … Continue reading

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