PolSenior 2 is the largest study in Poland dedicated to senior citizens.
More information about the study and the results under the link: https://polsenior2.mug.edu.pl/Czytaj dalej
Mr Józef and Mrs Helenka – the story of their lives
The main character of our story is Mr Józef. However, it is difficult not to mention the figure of his wife – Mrs Helenka, a very nice person who is always very happy about our visit. This tiny, fragile woman bravely takes care of her husband, with whom she has lived together for 65 years.Czytaj dalej
Highlander in Podlasie.
From the mountain peaks to the plains of Podlasie … Today we will tell you about our next patient. Mr Marian, originating from the Żywiec highlanders, and since he married a lady from Białystok, he became an inhabitant of Podlasie. But let’s start his story from the beginning. Mr Marian was born in Żywiec. However,Czytaj dalej
After the war, deported, but returned to Poland …
Mr Arkadiusz was born in Michałowo, but after the war, as a little boy, he had to leave his hometown with his mother (his father died). As a result of the resettlement of the Polish population from the eastern territories of the Republic of Poland, the so-called repatriated, the family was taken to Odessa. There,Czytaj dalej
A new profession – the care coordinator of dependent people (KOOZ). KOOZ speeks.
In the month of January 2022 I visited our patients and their home carers in 5 communes, getting to know their medical and non-medical needs. In 3 cases, after consulting our hospice physician and writing down a note about the visite, a decision was made that these patients did not require our home hospice careCzytaj dalej
Łozowe on the Narewka river
This is where Ms. Olga was born. As she says, although she was a little girl at the time, she remembers the war years. Together with her family, she had to leave the family home, as these were the times of resettlement. Then she got married and together with her husband they settled in theCzytaj dalej
Half a century together
Mr. Bronek and Mrs. Lidka have been together for over half a century, healthy and sick, as they swore once. After a stroke and head surgery, he has been lying and dependent on his wife for all life activities for five years. Mrs. Lidia is 5 years younger than her husband, she is also aCzytaj dalej
I live in a house that I built with my own hands….
Ms. Zina, despite her 93 years, is very sociable, has a good memory and mentally fit. She has had a stroke, which makes her difficult to walk, but one can spend long hours with her, listening to her stories from the past. She remembers good and bad times in her life. She was born inCzytaj dalej
Our brave Jarek.
Jarek is 28 years old. Jarek studied very well, he dreamed of studying abroad. He was an athletic boy and very musical. He wanted to finish his studies in the field of sound engineer. He even chose a university in Great Britain, in the city of Derby. In the future, he saw himself in theCzytaj dalej
Close to the border
Mrs Jadzia, although she is 96 years old looks barely like an “elderly woman”. She lives with her daughter near the Belarusian border, where groups of refugees have often camped. They viewed such images from the window of their home with sorrow.When her health began to decline with age, her daughter Jola left England, whereCzytaj dalej