The Network on Ageing informs about relevant scientific activities and events of the network partners, provides a broad project database and offers information on relevant European programs and initiatives. As a national service point, the Network on Ageing can be contacted for advice and further information.

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.

AGE Platform Europe: Four steps to unlock EU funds into local social investment highlighted at AGE joint conference

Together with representives of major stakeholders in the social, health, education and housing sectors, AGE co-organized a conference on “Social Infrastructure Investment, from local innovative ideas to InvestEU project funding” in Brussels on 18th October.

COST Action on Ageism conference - Interdisciplinary and multi-stakeholder approach: key to address the complexity of ageism

On October 26, COST Action IS1402 on Ageism, AGE Platform Europe and the Committee of the Regions organized an international event to advocate for a future world for all ages, in which age is no longer a barrier. This event summarizes the work done on the topic of ageism by more than 200 researchers and policy stakeholders from 35 different countries, as part of a COST Action on ageism.

4. ÖPIA Vorlesung 2018: „Gelingendes Älter-Werden: Weniger Vitalität dafür mehr Flexibilität?“ Haupt-Reiter

04.12.2018 17:00
Palais Harrach, 2. Stock, Freyung 3, 1010 Wien, Österreich

Regelmäßige öffentliche Vorlesungsreihe mit renommierten internationalen Vortragenden verschiedener Disziplinen, die, jeweils unter einem Jahresmotto, zu Themen des Alterns und des Alters referieren und mit dem Publikum diskutieren. Bei freiem Eintritt richtet sich diese sehr gut etablierte ÖPIA Vortragsreihe an interessierte Laien genauso wie an ExpertInnen aus Wissenschaft und Praxis. Die Vorlesungen dienen der öffentlichen Information, der Verbesserung gesellschaftlicher Alternsbilder, dem Wissenstransfer und der Netzwerkbildung zwischen Wissenschaft, Politik, Praxis und Medien.

Ergebnispräsentation des Projektes "Demenz in Bewegung"

22.11.2018 14:00
Speisesaal der CS Caritas Socialis in der Oberzellergasse 1, 1030 Wien, Österreich

Das Projekt "Demenz in Bewegung. Studie und Handlungsempfehlungen für demenzfreundliches Unterwegssein im öffentlichen Verkehrssystem" setzte sich zum Ziel gemeinsam MIT Menschen mit beginnender Demenz die außerhäusliche Mobilität im öffentlichen Raum zu erforschen und Handlungsempfehlungen für verschiedene Zielgruppen zu erarbeiten.

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Horizon 2020 - Work Programme 2018-2020: 8. Health, demographic change and wellbeing

This call aims at supporting the management of health and wellbeing while empowering the participation of citizens and facilitating the transformation of health and care services to more digitised, person-centred and community-based care models, thereby enabling better access to healthcare and the sustainability of health and care systems.

Österreichische AAL-Praxiskonferenz 2018 - bereits 80 Anmeldungen - nur noch wenige Plätze frei!

Die erste österreichische AAL-Praxiskonferenz findet unter dem Motto „Von der Praxis für die Praxis – AAL made in Austria“ am 15.11.2018 in Salzburg statt. AAL AUSTRIA, die Innovationsplattform für intelligente Assistenz im Alltag, und die Salzburg Research Forschungsgesellschaft organisieren diesen österreichweiten Erfahrungsaustausch gemeinsam mit den sieben österreichischen AAL-Testregionen.