What are the different types of institutions for the elderly and what are their specific features?

Nowadays, elderly people want to stay at home as long as possible and since the health crisis this trend has increased. In some cases of dependency or cognitive decline, however, it is necessary to go to an institution for frail or dependent elderly people.   In France, there are several categories of establishments, the most common …

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The level of pensions is a political issue in France, but what about women’s pensions?

We often hear in the media the words “retirement pension”, “retirement age”, “inequality between men and women”… but what is it really?  What is a retirement pension?  “A retirement pension is a social annuity benefit for older people” 1. It is composed of:  the direct pension acquired in return for professional activity and therefore contributions …

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The population is ageing while the candidates for the French presidential election are increasingly young

The 5th Republic, which began in June 1958, aimed to make the role of the President of the Republic central and to strengthen executive power by electing the President by direct universal suffrage. The first presidential election of the 5th Republic was held on 21 December 1958. At the time, it was a one-round election …

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The fashion for first names from the silent generations (1929-1944) to generation X (1965-1982)

When we look at the first names of the different generations, we see that there is a strong fashion effect, but the decline in religious practice and changes in legislation have also led to a growth in the diversity of first names, which we see from generation X onwards. In the 19th century and until …

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