Olivier-Hugues Terreault

Ashoka Fellow
Brazil
Fellow Since 2014

Citation

This profile was prepared when Olivier-Hugues Terreault was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2014.
Introduction
Olivier-Hugues Terreault is preparing Brazilian society to be able to care for their growing elderly population. Through an innovative clowning therapy, he is equipping caregivers and seniors themselves with tools for communication, meanwhile his work with decision makers and the general population creates policies and social norms that will ensure seniors’ wellbeing in society.
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