Old age and Dependency

Nursing Homes: Parliament’s Initial Findings due September 13th

Created at the beginning of August, 2017, the Parliamentary Mission on nursing homes, is scheduled to report its’ initial findings on September 13, 2017. After 117 days of strike by healthcare personnel at the “Opalines” Nursing Home in Foucherans, in the French...

Assisted Suicide: Tugdual Derville guest speaker on “Sud Radio”

On November 14, 2016, Tugdual Derville was a guest speaker on “Sud Radio”, invited by Philippe David for the broadcast “I Stand Alone” in the discussion on assisted suicide, following the Mercier Case. Tugdual Derville, guest on “Sud Radio” on November 14, 2016 Some...

Life expectancy and longevity: more and more centenarians?

On November 4, 2016, the French National Institute for Statistics and Economic Studies “(Insee)” published a report on centenarians. In Europe, France has the most centenarians (21,000 in 2016), surpassing Spain, Italy, Switzerland and Portugal. This represents 20...
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