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Since 2008, inspired by the World Health Organization (WHO) holistic approach to active ageing, AGE Platform Europe has been promoting age-friendly environments as the best way to help Europe overcome this unprecedented demographic challenge. AGE...
Euskadi Langunkoia – Age-friendly Basque Country – is a cross-cutting initiative that engages citizens, the public and private sectors to create supportive and enabling environments for older people. Launched in 2012 by the Department of Employment...
The Committee of the Regions is the voice of regions and cities in the European Union.It gathers 350 members who are regional and locally elected representatives from the 28 EU countries. Markku Markkula is the Committee of the Regions' President...
The LivingLab project is run by the Polish-Japanese Academy of Information Technology (PJAIT) in cooperation with the Municipality of Warsaw, the capital city of Poland. The PJAIT was established in 1994 in Poland as a non-public higher education institution specializing in computer science. Besides research and education in IT (up to post-graduate level) it offers education in New Media Arts, Culture, Design, Information and related domains.
The Institute for Home care of the City of Ljubljana has recently started a project called Active and Quality Ageing in Home Environment (A-Qu-A), which aims at helping families care for the older relatives, and supporting the latter remain at home...
The Elderly Services Administration in the City of Stockholm is responsible for the coordination and development of elderly care in the City. 130,000 (about 14 %) of the inhabitants in the City of Stockholm are over 65 years old and this number is...
ATDAL Over40 (Associazione nazionale per la tutela dei diritti dei lavoratori over 40” – National Association for the protection of the rights of workers aged 40 +) is a non-for-profit entity established in Milan (Italy) since 2002. It is led by a...
VITLAB is an open innovation platform promoting an ecosystem engaged to favor collaborative innovation processes in the field of e-Health and e-Inclusion . Your experience counts! We encourage you to join this virtual community.
As some of you may know, the Individual Fellowships from the Marie Sklodowska-Curie for experienced researchers are open (see here ). In this framework, we want to offer Polibienestar Research Institute ( www.polibienestar.org ) as hosting institution for researchers interested in the following three lines:
Partnering with AGE Platform Europe and Eurocarers and supported by key stakeholders at national and international level, the 6th Global Forum on Incontinence (GFI), entitled “ Sustainable health and social care: The role of Continence Care in enabling Independent and Dignified living ”, will take place at the Hotel Scandic Potsdamer Platz in Berlin, Germany on 19-20 April 2016. GFI is a biennial high-level forum for education and debate on incontinence and continence care initiated and supported by SCA Hygiene Products. GFI’s main aim is to improve the health and social care provisions for incontinence, giving patients and care givers a better quality of life. SCA is a global supplier of incontinence products and solutions in more than 100 countries committed to raising awareness of incontinence as a key health and social care issue and to enhancing the care of patients in a patient-centred, and sustainable way that supports independent and dignified living.

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