|CASE STUDY N°1||Belgium||
Mainly asylum seekers from non EU countries that have little or no knowledge of the French language, living in small family circles, usually with very little contact with the Belgian population.
|CASE STUDY N°2||Cyprus||
Mainly old aged people are living in a rural areas where technology is not very popular. Even in some places need to pay to access to the internet. Adult illiteracy is often defined to people whose ages are more than 15 years. Furthermore other learners will be many foreign people in Cyprus they are illiterate to computers - incareer - people who didn’t have the opportunity to study immediately after leaving school due to financial and personal problems.
|CASE STUDY N°3||Italy||
The learners are mostly seniors of about 80 years old coming from rural areas in the south of Italy. They have to leave their houses and their usual habits. Some of the seniors were independent in their daily routine and in their houses but they have to get used to a very different lifestyle. Sometimes the integration in the new social context may be very difficult because the seniors have to adopt themselves to the new environment.
|CASE STUDY N°4||Latvia||
Due to increase in retirement age and prolongation of working life people feel more stressed and insecure in their work places. They are afraid of losing their jobs, try to work even longer hours but respectively that leads to exhaustion and stress. We are looking for ways on how to maintain physical, mental and psychological well-being of people in pre-retirement age. The burnout is a real problem of these people (they work and take on more responsibilities than they should, facing psychological load at work, in addition they do work at home, they lack skills on how to get away from problems and it creates additional fatigue. They lack faith in their own powers; it brings a lot of negative emotions and depression.
|CASE STUDY N°5||Luxembourg||
Encouragement of 9 local Associations who offer meeting places and activities for Senior’s to cooperate with the Club Senior Nordstad.
|CASE STUDY N°6||Poland||
People that were either born blind or have recently lost the ability to see and are still not very independent.
They are frustrated and they feel useless and excluded from the society; they experience difficulties with executing the daily life tasks.
|CASE STUDY N°7||Portugal||
|CASE STUDY N°8||Spain||
It is about a large group of older adult women who do not feel able to become involved in cultural and educational activities.
Frequently, these women have some relatives to look after all day long, mainly their grandchildren, parents and dependants, which favours their isolation as they only have a loose contact with other members of their social environment.
We are talking about the so-called ‘slave grandmothers’ who, due to the current economic situation together with other social and cultural circumstances, have been forced to assume this role.
|CASE STUDY N°9||Turkey||