Mirada Activa (Active Look), a preventive program for the elderly who do not have a supporting network

Mirada Activa (Active Look), a preventive program for the elderly who do not have a supporting network

Bilbao City Council

Mirada Activa (Active Look), a preventive program for the elderly who do not have a supporting network

Berrituz

Municipal preventive program that involves citizens and social and economic agents in the detection of situations of social fragility and loneliness among the elderly in the city, which my activate the intervention of Municipal Social Services.

The program is subject to continuous assessment and has been developed in four phases. The first three carried out between 2013 and 2017, were intended to create active networks between associations of the elderly, social entities and socio-economic agents of the city, and to identify people in a situation of vulnerability. The fourth phase, begun in 2018, is a pilot experience that offers to elder people identified as vulnerable, a social integration itinerary based on an active network of autonomous and friendly relationships, in which municipal social integration -services professionals and volunteers of social entities also participate.

Mirada Activa