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Nursing Home Residents Board Taxis to Tour Athens in All Its Festive Glory

More than 120 elderly staying at the Athens Nursing Home, one of the largest old people's nursing home in Greece, had the opportunity to take a long tour around Athens recently to witness firsthand the festive decorations of the Greek...

Greece 2022: Homeless Woman With Elderly Father Living in Car

A 50-year-old woman and her 93-year-old father have been left homeless for months in Amaliada, Greece. They spend nights and several hours of the day in the car, which currently houses all their possessions. Fifty-year-old Stella Panagiotopoulou and her elderly...

Greece Launches Probe on Deaths of Dozens of Elderly at Crete Care Home

A Greek prosecutor on Thursday launched an investigation on the deaths of 68 elderly inmates of a care home at Chania, Crete

Greece Hires 3,000 People to Assist Elderly and Vulnerable Stuck at Home

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis announced on Holy Thursday the hiring of 3,000 permanent employees to support the "Help at Home" program, known as ''Voitheia Sto Spiti,'' the financing of which has been secured. This scheme is a successful social-solidarity...

Anarchist Group Rubicon Donates Necessities to Nursing Home in Greece

News websites in Greece have been known for years for reporting incidents of vandalism involving the controversial Greek anarchists' group ''Rubicon.'' However, the coronavirus pandemic has brought nearly an endless array of changes in such a short period of time,...

Italians Over 80 May “Be Left to Die” as Country Overwhelmed by Coronavirus

Coronavirus victims in Italy will be denied access to intensive care if they are aged 80 or more or in poor health should pressure on beds increase, a document prepared by a crisis management unit in Turin proposes. Some patients...

Greek-speaking Care Givers Needed for Seniors in Australia

Greek social care organizations in Australia have appealed recently for more native Greek- speaking care givers for the elderly. The managing director of the Higher Education Institute (ITHEA), Panagiotis Iasonides, was in Greece last week to court care workers who...

Study: Greece's Population to Decrease Dramatically

A new scientific study about the population of Greece and its future prospects paints a dire picture of the country's future. The study, which was recently published and presented to the members of the Hellenic Parliament, shows that whatever the scenario,...

Population in Greece will be Older and Decline Dramatically by 2050, Study says

The continuing low birth rate and higher life expectancy in Greece will transform the population. The study conducted by the Hellenic Association of Geriatrics and Gerontology (HAGG) says that the age pyramid in Greece will change dramatically by 2050. The...

Population of Care Homes in Greece Affected by Economic Crisis

The care home population in Greece has been affected by the economic crisis, even though public and private homes for the elderly are full. According to a 2015 Help Age International report, Greece is one of the worst countries for...