How to promote Ageing Well in Europe: Instruments and tools available to local and regional actors

Short description:

There are a number of opportunities for local and regional actors to access EU funding for innovative projects around ageing issues but often information is difficult to find and it is the purpose of this brochure to facilitate this process.

Type of publication:

Tools

Date of publication:

10/01/2009

Author(s):

AGE Platform Europe in partnership with the Committee of the Regions

Publishing organization:

AGE Platform Europe in partnership with the Committee of the Regions

Language:

English

Long description:

Table of contents

Foreword by Luc van den Brande, President of the Committee of the Regions 4

Foreword by Liz Mestheneos, President of AGE 5

Introduction 6

What can local actors do to

…Fight against poverty and social exclusion of older people? 8

… Promote healthy ageing? 10

… Promote employment of older workers and active ageing? 12

… Promote quality social and health services for the elderly and prevent elder abuse? 14

…Promote accessible urban mobility adapted to an ageing population? 16

… Promote an urban and rural environment that is adapted to the needs of older people? 18

… Promote housing that is adapted to the needs of the ageing population? 20

… Enhance equal opportunities, civic participation and volunteering of older people? 22

… Promote intergenerational solidarity and cooperation? 24

Summarised information on the main EU instruments

which can be useful for local actors faced with demographic challenges 27

Other useful publications and toolkits 36

Copyright information:

import from Sensage project