Towards a Europe for All Ages: Promoting Prosperity and Intergenerational Solidarity

This Communication "Towards a Europe for all Ages" constitutes the contribution of the Commission to the UN International Year of Older Persons. It aims to stimulate debate between and with Member States. It sets out the implications of the ageing of the population in employment, social protection, health and social services and proposes a strategy for effective policy responses in these fields.

Main points

  • The demographic context
  • Adapting employment policies and practices to ageing
  • Adjusting to ageing in retirement and pensions
  • Responding to needs in health and care through healthy ageing
  • Conclusion

Date: 05/25/1999
Author: COMMISSION OF THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES
Organization: COMMISSION OF THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES
Reference: http://ec.europa.eu/employment_social/social_situation/docs/com221_en.pdf
Only for Members: No
Content type: Good practises
Tags: demography, adults, health, quality improvement, quality of life, generations, senior generation, wellbeing
Categories: Overall support