Das Netzwerk Altern informiert über einschlägige wissenschaftliche Aktivitäten und Veranstaltungen der NetzwerkpartnerInnen, bietet eine umfassende Projektdatenbank und gibt Auskunft über themenrelevante europäische Programme und Initiativen. Als nationale Servicestelle kann das Netzwerk Altern für Beratung und weiterführende Hinweise kontaktiert werden.

Living Longer: A Resource for the Family, An Opportunity for Society

Active seniors are given increasing attention in Italy and Europe. Active aging involves both an individual and a social dimension. Choosing to play an active role even in later life is, first of all, a subjective option, that calls into play the full range of physical, psychological, relational, ethical resources of the individual. This option acquires a specific social relevance because, through activity, it is possible for the older person to experience an inter-subjective and prosocial dimension, crucial to the pursuit of a successful social role. …

Coordinated community care: making it a reality

Societies today are changing fast: demographic ageing, lack of resources, ICT improvements, community developments and new forms of local democracy are just a few of these changes. Social services are actively involved in shaping these developments locally across Europe. Within our membership at the European Social Network we have identified practice examples advancing the quality of care and ensuring that support is effective and coordinated at community level. For this to happen, evidence tells us that a number of issues need to be taken into account. ...

Extended Deadline for Proposals: 27th European Social Services Conference

We are still receiving calls for proposals for the 27th European Social Services Conference taking place in Milan 5-7 June 2019, where speakers, experts, ministers, academics and social innovators from across the globe will discuss an important shift in perspective from quality of care to quality of life.

Extended Deadline: Monday 26th November 2019

benefit Ausschreibung 2018 – Gestaltung AAL 2020+

26.11.2018 10:00
Österreichische Forschungsförderungsgesellschaft mbH (FFG), Sensengasse 1, 1090 Wien, Österreich

Die Ausschreibung 2018 der österreichischen F&E-Förderungsschiene „IKT der Zukunft: benefit – Demografischer Wandel als Chance“ des Bundesministeriums für Verkehr, Innovation und Technologie (BMVIT) ist mit einem Budget von 2,5 Millionen Euro der IKT-gestützten Erhöhung der Lebensqualität älterer Menschen gewidmet.

Resümee der Jahresveranstaltung des COST Programmes in Wien

COST (European Cooperation in Science and Technology)hat sich als wertvolles Ideennetzwerk für Forscherinnen und Forscher in Europa etabliert. COST ist neben dem EU-Forschungsrahmenprogramm "Horizon 2020" eine der wichtigsten Säulen der  Forschungszusammenarbeit in Europa. Im Rahmen der österreichischen EU-Ratspräsidentschaft wurde am 6. November 2018 bei einem Informationstag in Wien über die Möglichkeiten zur Teilnahme informiert.

Call for Sessions: Kongress der Österreichischen Gesellschaft für Soziologie 2019

Die Österreichische Gesellschaft für Soziologie ladet alle Sektionen der ÖGS, ihre Mitglieder und alle interessierten Kolleginnen und Kollegen ein, Vorschläge für Sessions im Rahmen des kommenden ÖGS-Kongresses „Alles im Wandel? Dynamiken und Kontinuitäten gegenwärtiger Gesellschaften“ zu machen. Die Sessions sollten einen Bezug zum Rahmenthema aufweisen und müssen offen für Einreichungen von Vortragsvorschlägen im Rahmen eines Calls for Papers sein.

CARESS presents its results: Improving vocational education for home care professionals

The CARESS Erasmus+ project is a unique endeavour to improve vocational education and training in the field of home care. For three years, educational institutions and other partners from Finland, Spain and Italy have sketched out the main needs in the sector in order to create specific and common learning modules and launch a Virtual Community of Practice to help professionals sharing their practices.

AGE Platform Europe: MobileAge project releases policy recommendations on co-creation for inclusive digital services

The EU-funded MobileAge project, in which AGE is actively involved, is getting close to an end. During its final conference on 10 October, the project partners presented a first list of outcomes, including a series of policy briefings addressing key issues for inclusive digital services: co-creation tools, digital divide, accessibility, loneliness and social isolation, the GDPR and the access to free services.

AGE Platform Europe: Poverty, social exclusion, loneliness and isolation in old age are all denials of human rights!

On the occasions of the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty and the celebration of the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, AGE wished to remind decision-makers about the increasing precariousness and social exclusion of the most disadvantaged and invisible older people, leading to the violation of their right to live in dignity and fully participate in society.