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Im Fokus: "Geriatrie und Biogerontologie"
Im Fokus: "Partizipation, soziale Teilhabe und Freiwilligenengagement“
Im Fokus: "Pflege und Betreuung“
Im Fokus: "Wohnen und Wohnumfeld"
Im Fokus: "Ambient Assisted Living, Technik und Altern"
Wir suchen derzeit Personen im Alter zwischen 60 und 80 Jahren die an folgenden zwei Programmen Interesse haben:
IFIC’s new report, "Realising the true value of integrated care" describes the steps we must take to create a radically different future beyond Covid-19.
The autumn course is adapted to the schedule of the 5th semester of the Bachelor programme Nursing Science, but, of course, any interested students from other semesters and study programmes are welcome to join.
The deadline for application is October 1st, 2018.
The course will be held from November 26th to December 06th, 2018.
Age-Friendly Housing: Future design for older people (opens new window) sets a new bar for the design of future housing for an ageing population. It reminds us that when we consider the hopes and needs of ‘older’ people, we are talking not about ‘other people’, but about ourselves.
It is widely known that better educated persons tend to live longer than the less educated. There is apparently less public and political awareness of the fact that marital status is also strongly associated with mortality. Yet, hundreds of studies carried out over more than 150 years have shown that those who are married have better health and live longer than those who are never-married, divorced or widowed.
The role of the Education and Training Working Group on Adult Learning 2016-2018 was to identify policies that promote and support workplace learning of adults. The report presents the outcomes of its work.
The objective of ACTIVAGE open call is to implement and deploy mature Internet of Things (IoT) solutions using the current European deployment sites’ IoT ecosystem for testing, demonstration and initial market take-up.
The call targets European SMEs, Mid-Caps and Start-ups legally registered in a member state of the European Union or in a Horizon 2020 associated country.
Budget: 600.000€, with a maximum of 10 projects funded.
Deadline for Submission: Wednesday, 31 October, 2018
According to Eurostat figures, 32 per cent of Europe’s over-65s live alone, most of whom are women. Loneliness has become a public health issue, to which the Red Cross refers to as a “silent epidemic”, as "harmful as smoking 15 cigarettes a day" and "that kills more people than obesity", reports an independent news website.
Read the full article here:
> All the (44 million) lonely people (article)
Workshop „Würde bis zuletzt – Begleitung und Versorgung sterbender Menschen im internationalen Fokus“
Der Workshop gibt einen Einblick in die international unterschiedlichen Formen der Begleitung und Versorgung am Lebensende. Expertinnen und Experten aus Politik, Wissenschaft und Zivilgesellschaft sind eingeladen, konkrete Handlungserfordernisse für die (internationale) Politik zu formulieren.
The AAL Forum will look at the future of the digital transformation of health and social inclusion of the ageing population. It offers the opportunity to be involved in an ecosystem that promotes a new social and economic approach to develop a more inclusive silver economy that benefits individuals, society and industry.
AGE Platform Europe will be involved in a number of workshops organised as part of the Forum:
The theme of the 2018 Fundamental Rights Forum of the EU Agency for Fundamental Rights is 'Belonging'. It will focus on strengthening the ties that bind everyone in the EU to the societies they live in. Building on the basic need for people to feel safe, secure and belong to a wider community. The event is expected to bring together over 400 participants from human rights communities, the arts, business, international, national and local organisations to discuss new perspectives to pressing human rights issues and strategies.
In June 2018, experts of the EU-funded project FrailSafe - in which AGE is involved - met 16 physiotherapists of the University Hospital in Graz (Austria) at the neurological department to discuss frailty, its effects on older persons and how it impacts treatment outcomes during and after a hospital stay.