Targeta Rosa (Pink Card)
The Pink Card is a subsidy programme by the City Council, aimed at people aged 60 and over, and people with disabilities, who have limited resources. The card gives you access to the city’s public transport network and invites you to enjoy free entry or reduced rates at the city’s facilities, establishments and associations.
Lifelong learning programmes offer you all kinds of courses, in which you can study a broad range of subjects. You can also access Barcelona University’s University of Experience, which offers a range of programmes and I.T. courses, including a foundation programme on how to use the Internet.
Living with peace of mind
Here you’ll find services and resources to make daily life easier for elderly people in Barcelona: residential care facilities, teleasssistence, adapted or supervised housing, day centres, home care, etc. Living with peace of mind directly affects the mental and physical health of all citizens, especially elderly people.
Social service centres
Social service centres are information and guidance points for citizens in difficult situations that can affect elderly people and their families. They are also the place to request different grants and subsidies, such as home care and teleassistance, meal delivery services and financial benefits, among others. Look up your nearest social services centre.
The Barcelona Advisory Council for the Elderly (CAGG), formed of elderly men and women, works to promote active and healthy ageing for people, to improve their wellbeing and build a city for people of all ages. It also promotes debates, projects and agreements regarding the situation of elderly people.
Check out this webpage offering information and resources on loneliness, a global problem regarded as one of the great pandemics of the 21st century. You will find municipal programmes and services there for combating it.
‘Casals’ and centres
In the city’s casals and elderly people’s centres, you’ll find all types of activities: courses, talks, walks and memory training workshops, among others. Find your nearest casal.
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Want to know what else is on the Internet? We have compiled a collection of websites and blogs to help you make the most of the city
This is an inclusive programme aimed at social organisations that work with people in situations where they are at risk of social exclusion.
Amics gent gran
Resources for elderly people: volunteering, information and grants. (ES)
Federation of Senior Citizens' Associations of Catalonia. (CAT)
Persones grans opinió
The world through the eyes of elderly people. (CAT)
Information, guidance and support for carers of people with chronic illnesses. (ES)