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We present the first results of the “Appetizers” initiative at ICIC23, in Antwerp, Belgium

The Barcelona Aging coLLaboratory (BALL) and the first results of the “Appetizers” initiative are presented at the international integrated care congress ICIC23, in Antwerp, Belgium. At the ICIC23 international congress, which brought together 1,300 delegates from different countries around the world, Dr. Inzitari presented the BALL project in a session dedicated to Active and Healthy […]

BALL signs a collaboration agreement with the Barcelona Provincial Council

Dr. Marco Inzitari and Ms. Montserrat Jiménez, Manager of the VHIR, representing the Barcelona Aging coLLaboratory (BALL), have signed a collaboration agreement with the Deputy Mr. Marc Verdaguer, Diputació de Barcelona representing, in the presence of Mrs. Carmela Fortuny, Vice President of the same institution. The agreement is based on a common interest in projects […]

We received a visit from the Matia Foundation

Marco Inzitari, promoter of BALL, received a visit from Laura Fernández Cordero, researcher at Matia Institute (Fundación Matia). Currently, the Matia Foundation team is setting up a Living Lab project on aging. When they found out about the Barcelona Aging collaborative (BALL), they wanted to approach the Pere Virgili Health Park to get to know […]

Marco Inzitari in the ARA diary with Xavier Bosch

Marco Inzitari, promoter of BALL, has been interviewed by journalist Xavier Bosch, from Diari ARA. Dr. Marco Inzitari (Florence, 1976) has lived in Catalonia for fifteen years. Currently, he is director of Integrated Care and research at the Pere Virgili Health Park, as head of the Aging Research Group at the Vall de Hebron Research […]

The HoOP project holds the first successful focus group

The HoOP (future HOusing and Older People Project), a project registered in the BALL, has conducted the first focus group of its study successfully. The focus groups take place at “la Casa de Pensar”, headquarters of the Barcelona Aging coLLaboratory (BALL), in the Pere Virgili Health Park. A house built last June as part of […]

Jordi Vilaró visits Onda Cero’s “En Bones Mans” program

This Thursday the Barcelona Aging coLLaboratory (BALL) visited the “En Bones Mans” program, specialized in health, health education and quality of life of Onda Cero Catalunya. This program included an interview with Jordi Vilaró, vice dean of Postgraduate Studies and Research at the Blanquerna Faculty of Health Sciences of the Ramon Llull University and member […]

Opening ceremony of the Barcelona Aging coLLaboratory (BALL)

On November 17, the inauguration of the Barcelona Aging coLLaboratory (BALL), the first monographic Living Lab on aging, was celebrated. It took place at the Parc Sanitari Pere Virgili, the physical headquarters of BALL and its first project: a humanized robot that will help those people who cannot feed themselves. The Living Lab has been […]