Tue, 06/12/2018 - 20:38

Better care for elderly people who are mistreated

Elderly people. The City Council and the Health Consortium have signed a new agreement guaranteeing coordination between social...

Fri, 05/11/2018 - 15:30

Registration period now open for the holiday programme for the elderly subsidised by the City Council

Elderly people. Free pink card holders have until 24 May to apply at the Citizen Help and Information Offices (OAC) in the different...

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 14:17

Vincles BCN goes citywide

Gent gran. The programme to tackle emotional and social solitude among the over 65s is being rolled out in all 73 city neighbourhoods...

Wed, 03/28/2018 - 17:34

Resources for carers to be doubled

Elderly people. The budget for ‘Respir Plus’ is to be doubled. The programme allows carers of elderly dependent relatives to take...

Fri, 03/02/2018 - 17:09

“Until now I lived in a flat with 90 steps and now I will have an elevator”

Housing. Today the City Council opened a building with 29 homes for seniors located in the Provençals del Poblenou neighbourhood.

Sun, 02/25/2018 - 10:05

Social Services help over 81,000 people

Social Services. The figures show a 9.9% rise in two years. The number of visits also hit an all-time high, with services attending...

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 15:07

More technology training for youngsters, professionals and retired people

Education and studies. Six new projects to improve digital inclusion, prompt science and technology vocations and train professionals...

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 10:05

Vincles BCN to train over 2,000 elderly people to use mobile devices

DIGITAL SOCIAL INCLUSION. Some 150 workshops will have been conducted by December 2018, based around using the Vincles BCN app, a...

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 21:49

Glòries welcomes its new neighbours

Housing. Today the keys were handed over to tenants of the 105 serviced council homes for senior citizens recently opened in the...

Mon, 10/23/2017 - 11:15

Social-housing flats for senior citizens, to improve quality of life

Open House. The Councillor for Housing, Josep Maria Montaner, visited one of the municipal buildings that offer sheltered housing...